Diet guides

A Beginner’s Guide To Detoxing

Detox diet

Thinking about a detox diet? Once spring arrives, many people start thinking about getting rid of toxins accumulated during winter. Chinese medicine supports this belief and suggests spring as the best time to perform a cleansing and detoxification of the liver. Detox diets or detoxing is the practice of cleaning your internal organs and tissues. It is claimed to improve health, revitalize and ...

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All About the Macrobiotic Diet

Macrobiotic diet

The macrobiotic diet is an exclusive dietary regimen involving the consumption of grain as a fundamental food, augmented with other food groups such as vegetables. It entails avoiding eating excessively refined and processed foods. The use of animal products is also discouraged. This diet regimen advocates for a responsible manner of eating, in that food is supposed to be thoroughly ...

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What is the Atkins Diet?

Atkins Diet

Robert Atkins published his first book “Dr Atkins Diet Revolution” in 1972 after he had read an article outlining the theory. The general idea behind the diet plan is that by cutting back on carbohydrates the body had no choice but to switch from metabolizing glucose to burn as energy to using stored body fat instead. There are four phases ...

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What is the South Beach Diet?

South Beach Diet

The South Beach Diet offers a great weight loss solution that does not starve you when followed. It is easy to follow and restrictions ease up as you progress through the stages. The diet is based around the glycaemic index (GI). GI is a measure of how fast blood sugar levels rise after consumption of a particular food. How it works ...

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All About the Master Cleanse Diet

Master Cleanse Diet

The Master cleanse diet is a diet originally developed in the 1940s to cure stomach ulcers. It is a ten day detoxification and weight loss fast. It was named after the original book that was written to describe it. It essentially involves the use of the Cayenne pepper, maple syrup and lemon. A famous variation known as the Beyonce diet, ...

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