Cereal diet

This diet is named Cereal diet because it is primarily based on increased intake of cereals (rice, wheat, barley, oats, millet and buckwheat). The so-called food pyramid adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO), as the basis of nutrition, recommend regular intake of cereals (grains) that should make up the largest part of our nutrition. Cereal diet arose from this food pyramid, and many call it "the healthy diet". Cereals are rich in complex carbohydrates, from which our body gets the most...


Fast diet

Fast diet is based on: Eating of so-called healthy meats (chicken, turkey, veal and fish meat). Eating of vegetables and fruits. Drinking plenty of fluids (water and juices). This diet regimen is one of the most rigorous but it delivers fast results. You will eat three meals a day, but you are not allowed to eat between meals. You are also not allowed to eat sweets and pasta. An average man needs about 2,200 calories a day, which means that, on average, he is going to lose about 8,500 calories w...


Meat diet

As its name suggests, this diet is primarily based on increased consumption of meat. It is a well known fact that our body needs meat due to the presence of essential amino acids. Meat is rich in protein while the percentage of fat in meat depends on the type of meat (pork contains the highest percentage of fat while veal contains much less fat than pork). Some meats contain more saturated fatty acids (such as pork) while some contain more unsaturated fatty acids (e.g. fish). Unsaturated fatty a...


Best diet

Best diet bears that name because a huge number of people lost their weight with this diet and because it provides all the nutrients the body needs. It is based on frequent consumption of citrus fruit (lemon and orange primarily) because this kind of fruit can help you to speed up the metabolism and burn more calories. Like with all other diets, this one too does not recommend eating too many sweets and pastry....


Macrobiotic diet

Macrobiotic diet is based on the so-called "Zen" philosophy, which originated in Japan and it is mostly based on the intake of whole grains. According to this diet, grains should make up 50% of total food intake, vegetables should make up 30%, vegetable soup 10% and seafood 5 10%. Also, dandelion coffee or tea should be taken every day as well as brown rice tea or roasted barley tea....