Monday, February 04, 2019 by: Zoey Sky Tags: diet, exercise, fightobesity, fitness, goodfood, goodhealth, obesity, overweight, physical activity, slender, weight loss (Natural News) If you’re desperate to lose weight, you need to remember that the road to fitness is one that requires self-discipline. Don’t fall for weight-loss program commercials with empty promises and drugs that could be linked to negative side effects. According to a paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), shortcuts to weight loss aren’t long-term options for your weight loss goals. The paper summarized several years of analysis concerning current interventions on weight loss and maintaining weight loss. The researchers noted that the report didn’t include results from surgical interventions that reduce the size of the stomach. The review’s criterion for the weight-loss interventions was whether or not they could be … [Read more...] about What is the best way to lose weight and keep it off? Scientists chime in
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Diets that include intermittent fasting are growing in popularity, but one doctor says science doesn't back the trend. "The bottom line is, it's no better than standard diets in terms of losing weight," Dr. David Agus said Thursday on "CBS This Morning." "It's very hard to comply with. And the clinical trials, more than 40 percent of people dropped out of it. When you look at long-term markers of health it certainly doesn't add up." Want to prevent deadly diseases? Eat more fiber, study says The best overall diets for 2019 The three popular types of intermittent fasting include: "whole day," which means no food at all one or two days a week; "alternate day," which is small meals on specific days of the week and no restrictions on others; and "time-restricted feeding," eating only during a four- to eight-hour window each day. But according to Agus, regularity is key to a healthy diet. "The data really show that our body strives for regularity. And so whether you have two … [Read more...] about Intermittent fasting diets “no better” than standard diets for losing weight, doctor says
By Karen D'Souza | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 7, 2019 at 7:00 am | UPDATED: January 7, 2019 at 7:01 am Keto, paleo and pegan, oh my. There are so many trendy diets out there right now that it can be hard to tell them apart, let alone try and decide which one might be the best and healthiest for you. So if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to eat more healthily, check out this list of the best diets of 2019, as evaluated by U.S. News. This is a roll call of the top five (including one tie), all of which have things that set them apart. Still, remember that the bottom line is that all of these diets try to eliminated highly processed (read: unhealthy) foods in favor of fruits, vegetables, beans, lentils, whole grains, nuts and seeds. “These minimally processed plant-based foods affect our health in a very deep way,” as Dr. Sharon Bergquist, founder of the lifestyle medicine and wellness programs at … [Read more...] about The 5 best diets for 2019, according to science
For many, the start of the new year signals the start of a new diet. But what's the best way to eat if you want to lose weight? For overall healthy eating, the best diet plan is the Mediterranean diet, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual diet review. The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet was ranked second on the magazine's overall Best Diets 2019 list, followed by the Flexitarian plan. All three plans focus on eating a mostly plant-based diet (veggies, fruits and whole grains), healthy fats and lean protein sources. "I hope these rankings steer people in the direction of doing something healthful," said nutritionist Samantha Heller of NYU Langone Health in New York City. "I wish though, that we weren't so obsessed with weight loss and diets, per se. I wish the focus was on adopting a healthy lifestyle, like eating a more plant-based diet, getting regular exercise, getting enough sleep and managing stress, all of which help us live a better quality of … [Read more...] about Experts Reveal the Best Diets for 2019
AFTER overindulging on the sweets and stuffing during the festive period, the trousers must feel a bit tighter. We explain what some of the best diets are to kick-start losing all the weight that has been put on over Christmas. The Dukan diet This is a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet. There are four phases to the diet and there is no limit to how much you can eat as long as you stick to the rules. In the first phase, which last five days, requires eating lean protein such as chicken, turkey, eggs, fat-free dairy and fish. Phase one also bans vegetables and restricts fat. The next three phases slowly introduce fruit, vegetables, carbs and eventually all foods. There's no time limit to the final phase, which involves having a protein-only day once a week and taking regular exercise. The British Dietetic Association says this isn’t a long-term diet because it is not nutritionally balanced and it warns about getting bored quickly with the lack of variety.The Paleo diet It is … [Read more...] about What’s the best January diet for losing all the weight you put on over Christmas?