'Diet' Category Articles


The Importance of Dietary Fiber

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

THE IMPORTANCE OF DIETARY FIBER In considering nutrition labels, most of us see the main categories: total calories, fat, carbohydrates and sugar, but how often is ignored fiber content in food?

Low Sodium and Activity Lowers Blood Pressure

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

LOW SODIUM AND ACTIVITY LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a major cause of stroke. It’s no secret that high salt intake can increase blood pressure, so it is recommended to consume less than 1,500 mg of sodium per day. But there may be a diet containing high levels of […]

Weight Watchers Method

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

WEIGHT WATCHERS METHOD Weight Watchers method, developed in the United States in the 60s, has a well-known approach for management of weight loss since it integrates psychological support.

7 Day Diet

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

7DAY DIET This “diet” 7 days (followed by a stabilization phase of 7 days) is based on the absorption of soups, combined with other foods 2 or 3 depending on the day. All desire to consume.

The Scarsdale Diet

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

THE SCARSDALE DIET In the list of schemes from the United States, the Scarsdale diet developed by Dr. Tarnower in the late 70s continues to make some followers, even if it makes less of VLCDs.

Protein Diet

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

PROTEIN DIET By adopting a diet rich in protein and low in fat and carbohydrates, the body draws on its fat reserves with the energy it needs. The goal is to lose fat and no (or little) muscles. But beware, this scheme cannot be done on the long term.

Montignac Diet

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

MONTIGNAC DIET The main principles

The South Beach Diet

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

THE SOUTH BEACH DIET From this simple observation – most diets generally restrictive and fail – the American cardiologist Dr. Agatston has released a book entitled “The South Beach Diet”, introducing a new scheme of the same name. Rather than quantity, is the quality of food must ensure that such is the basic idea. This […]

Mayo Clinic Diet

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

MAYO CLINIC DIET Particularly popular in the 80s, the Mayo diet is usually reserved for women armed with an iron will. In fact, it is very restrictive and is generally not recommended by nutritionists.

Jenny Craig Diet

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

JENNY CRAIG DIET The Jenny Craig diet is a diet that comes straight from the United States. It has existed since 1983 and has been developed by an Australian. Arrival in France in 2009, this diet method is based on three pillars: nutrition, fitness and well-being.