2019 recap: Best and worst diet trends
How’s your diet going so far? #tbh we feel that 2019 is a great year in terms of diets as it focused more on eating right rather than losing those extra kilos or pounds in an unhealthy way. Let’s recap some of the best and worst diet trends in 2019.
Best diet trends
According to U.S. News & World Report, the Mediterranean diet is ranked as no. 1 overall diet in 2019. This diet focuses on fresh fruits, whole grains, olive oil, vegetables and even a little bit of alcohol-its all about having a balanced diet. This type of diet also encourages people to eat more whole and plant-based food.
Flexitarian diet or commonly known as a semi-vegetarian diet allows you to eat a small amount of animal products. If you want to be a vegetarian but just not ready yet, this diet might be the perfect match for you! Dieticians emphasize that diets don’t need to be all or nothing, and it should be more of reducing not eliminating.
Figuring out how to eat right in 2020? Read more about it, here.
3.Intermittent fasting (IF)
Probably most talked about in 2019, IF is all about scheduling your meals and eating in that period of time only. It’s not so much about what you eat, but rather more on when you eat. So, if you find it hard to stick to your clean eating lifestyle, intermittent fasting is a great way to jump-start your diet.
Worst diet trends
1. Please stay away from all type of diets listed in this article, here.
This type of diet requires you to only eat meat. The carnivore diet is not recommended at all because it is extremely high in saturated fat and can put your health at risk of dangerous diseases such as high cholesterol and heart problems.
Popular among Hollywood celebrities, Keto diet is actually designed to help control epilepsy in children. The high in fat, moderate protein and very low carb diet is actually not recommended to anyone without medical supervision as it can cause unnecessary health problems.