Diet Plans And Menus – The Jenny Craig Diet

The Jenny Craig Diet was invented in 1985. Today there are centers in North America, Australia, and New Zealand. Dieters work with a nutritional counselor who helps them determine personal weight loss objectives. In general they will eat smaller meals, which allows them to burn calories more efficiently. This diet is rich in fruits and vegetables. Here are some of the principles. Start by meeting with your consultant who will help you identify your nutritional…

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Diet Plans And Menus – The Genotype Diet

The Genotype Diet was created by Peter J. d’Adamo. It centers on the interaction between genes and the environment. According to d’Adamo food may be used to change your genes’ behavior. He classifies people into six genotypes: hunters, gatherers, teachers, explorers, warriors, and nomads. The hunter’s diet is carnivorous and low in lectins and glutens. The gatherer’s diet is low in glucides. It is protein-rich. The teacher’s diet is rich in phytonutrients. The explorer’s diet…

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Diet Plans And Menus – The Doctor Phil Diet

The Doctor Phil Diet was created by none other than Phil McGraw. He proposes a seven-step program, each step to be followed for a long time. This is an approach based on cognition and behavior. He recommends taking food supplements, in particular calcium, and vitamins C and E. Here are some of the principles. Be positive. A positive attitude and self-mastery are important for weight control. Believe in yourself. Control your stress and you will…

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Diet Plans And Menus – The Dissociated Diet

The Dissociated Diet is based on the theory of equilibrium between acids and bases. It works according to the laws of digestion. The main idea is to avoid eating the three major food groups at the same time, as this is said to wreak havoc on the digestive system. These three groups are glucides, proteins, and neutral foods. Here are some of the principles. Eat a breakfast that is rich in glucides and in proteins…

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Diet Plans And Menus – The Cretan Diet

The Cretan Diet has been inspired by the traditional foods of Crete, which is one lovely Greek isle. This diet is based on a regime rich in vegetables, fruits, grains, olive oil, some dairy products, fish, and seafood. Foods rich in saturated fats such as red meat, cold cuts, sunflower seed oil, and butter and rapidly digested sugars such as pastries, ice cream, and carbonated drinks should be avoided as much as possible. Cretan dieters…

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Diet Plans And Menus – The Beverly Hills Diet

The Beverly Hills Diet is also called the Hollywood Diet because of the number of movie stars who have followed it over the years. This diet lasts 4 to 6 weeks; it may provide you with a whopping 400 calories a day. If such a drastically strict number doesn’t set off danger signals, I don’t know what will. The diet’s first phase lasts three weeks. During the initial week you only eat fruit and must…

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Diet Plans And Menus – The Grapefruit Diet

Diet Plans And Menus – The Grapefruit Diet

by Corrie ten Boom Museum The Grapefruit Diet is a very low calorie diet destined for people who want to lose weight fast, let’s say 10 pounds (about 4.5 kilograms) in 12 days. Don’t even think of following this diet if you have health or nutritional problems or are pregnant or breast feeding. This 1000-calories-a-day diet was quite popular with Hollywood stars of the 1930s. Here are some of the diet principles. Make sure to…

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Diet Plans And Menus – The Paleolithic Diet

Diet Plans And Menus – The Paleolithic Diet

by PraveenbenK The Paleolithic Diet is based on the nutritional habits of Homo Sapiens about 130 thousand years ago. In those days people lived from hunting, fishing, and gathering, and also agriculture and herding in the case of sedentary people. This two-phase diet is low in sugar, but rich in protein and fiber. The first phase is dedicated to weight loss; the second phase is dedicated to weight stabilization. Here are some of the diet…

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