It is very tempting to try that fad diet that you have found in latest magazine that promises world with fantastic fat losses without doing a thing. Just take a couple of fat burning pills follow diet and then bang! A brand new you in a couple of weeks.
The sad fact is they do not work, they just provide more suffering in your efforts to lose weight, only thing you lose is your hard earned money.
Firstly we will look at latest fad diets on scene at moment, their pros and cons and then you will be shown how to save your time, money and unnecessary suffering by pointing you in right direction for permanent weight loss.
The latest studies show that 90 per cent of fad dieters regained everything they had lost and even gained more within eighteen months.
The Atkins Diet.
The body burns carbohydrates and then fat for energy. This diet recommends limiting intake of starchy, high carb foods so that fat is burned first. So by eating meat, cheese and eggs and keeping bread and potatoes to a minimum, fat is lost.
Pros: Steak with cheese topping, Chocolate mocha ice cream and pork scratchings.
Cons: Studies show high protein diets lead to increased risk of heart disease, colon cancer, bad breath (halitosis) and constipation. Consuming more carbohydrate that can be used by body will store this excess in fat cells.
The Zone Diet.
This diet claims to decrease hunger and boost energy by keeping your bodies eating habits in zone or at its peak. This is done by keeping all your meals and snacks in ratio of 40% carbohydrates, 30% protein, 30% fats.
Pros: Being a low calorie diet, you can't help but lose weight.
Cons: Very difficult to adhere to strict regime diet requires. Will experience metabolism slow down because of low calories and will lead to starvation response which will eat away at muscle tissue while retaining fat.
The Blood Group Diet.
By having a blood test and determining your blood group, this then tells you how you can absorb nutrients, thus you can plan your diet accordingly. Different blood groups can eat different food groups.
Pros: Another calorie restricting diet so weight will be lost.
Cons: There appears to be little clinical and scientific evidence behind this diet and by elimination of whole food groups important nutritional deficiencies are likely with long term health problems encountered.