Have you considered beginning this year in force and starting a new diet? Well, it’s not too late! Especially now that winter is on the go, it’s the perfect time to begin balancing your meals. Many people turn towards various diets for various purposes.
We might believe at first that everyone just wants to lose weight, but that’s not the case. Some want to try out a new diet in order to improve their overall health.
Therefore, I shall also break them down on a couple of categories, according to each one’s need.
Diets for weight loss
- Weight Loss Miracle Care – was rated as the best choice, scoring 4 out of 5 for short term weight loss. How does this work? Each food and beverage is assigned a certain number of points (based on their value) and every dieter is assigned a number of daily points.
- Volumetrics Diet – got the second place in weight loss diets. Its main focus lies on foods with low energy density, foods that have fewer calories per gram, at the front of a diet.
- Jenny Craig Diet – won the third place. It focuses on restricting the number of calories, the amount of fat and portions. At the same time, you will learn more about what a balanced meal should look like.
- Vegan Diet – came out as number four and does not focus merely on weight loss but also heart control and diabetes prevention. Learn how to cook meat and dairy free menus in order to balance your day to day diet.
Best diets for diabetes
- Mediterranean Diet – was ranked as the best diabetes diet and also ranked highly in the line of heart- healthy diets. The diet focuses mostly on cutting down the red meat, sugar and saturated fat.
- DASH Diet – it prevents and lowers high blood pressure. It basically focuses on nutrients such as calcium, potassium and so on, by emphasizing the food types you are used to eating either way and reducing the foods that are high in saturated fat.
- The Flexitarian Diet – as the name says, it combines two concept, flexible and vegetarian.
- Mayo Clinic Diet – it relies on Mayo Clinic’s food pyramid and has as main purpose helping you replace the “bad” food with the good, green ones that are healthy. Once again, the foods usually have low energy density. This means that you can eat more of the chosen types of food, without adding many calories.
- Diabetes Type 2 LifeGuard Plan – This diet analyzes the problem holistically, not just focused on improving the symptoms, has a lot of recipes for easy preparation of the specific foods that have curative properties.
Diets for a healthy heart
Here the first two places are taken by the already above mentioned diets: DASH and Mediterranean.
- Ornish Diet – it has at a base the concept that the more you change your diet the more benefits you get out of it. It organizes food in five categories, starting from the healthiest ones to the least healthy ones.
All in all, you can see that there are plenty of choices for all the needs. Regardless of the reason you might be looking for a diet at this moment, keep in mind that a change towards a healthier lifestyle is always welcome.
Let us know if you tried any other diets that worked for you or which of the above ones seems the most tempting to begin with!