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The diet plans described above have been used by millions of people and which plan is “best” has long been debated by both scientists and the lay public. In 2005, Dansinger et al. reported the results of a study that compared weight loss in obese subjects (average BMI...

Ornish Diet

Dr. Dean Ornish’s Eat More, Weigh Less Dr. Dean Ornish’s Ornish diet (Eat More, Weigh Less diet) focuses on eating a diet of plant products low in fat, oils, and emphasizes high-fi ber carbohydrate to achieve weight loss and better health without feelings of...

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers is the largest commercial weight-loss program in the world. Each week, over a million members attend over 40,000 Weight Watchers meetings around the world, which are run by more than 10,000 leaders—each of whom has lost weight on the Weight Watchers...

Zone Diet

The Zone diet is developed by Barry Sears to promote fat loss and weight loss, but he also claims that the diet brings about substantial health benefits. This diet is highly structured. Participants in the Zone diet are instructed that every meal and every snack...

Atkins Diet

Dr. Atkins introduced his Diet Revolution in 1972. The Atkins diet is based on restrictions of carbohydrates and focuses on eating mostly protein and fat, along with use of vitamin and mineral supplements.  Throughout the diet, Dr. Atkins recommended drinking at least...

Comparison of Popular Weight-L...

These days it’s hard to open a magazine without reading about the next miracle weight loss plan. Almost every popular magazine features nutrition advice, newspapers regularly run articles and TV and radio programs constantly discuss diet and health. Why are Diet...

Vitamin K (phylloquinones)

The family of compounds known as vitamin K, or the quinones, include phylloquinones (vitamin K1) from plants and menaquinones (vitamin K2) found in fish oils and meats. Menaquinones also are synthesized by bacteria in the human colon. A synthetic compound, called...
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Vitamin K (phylloquinones) The family of compounds known as vitamin K, or the quinones, include phylloquinones (vitamin K1) from plants and menaquinones (vitamin K2) found in fish oils and meats. Menaquinones also are synthesized by bacteria in the human colon. A synthetic compound, called menadione, can be converted to menaquinone...
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Benefits of High Fiber in Diet Eat Your Fiber Total fiber refers to the dietary fiber that occurs naturally in foods, as well as the functional fiber (fiber that provides health benefits) that may be added to food. Dietary fiber is only found in plant foods. Insoluble Fiber Fibers are composed primarily of the non-starch polysaccharides...
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Fitness and Wellness Making a good living with more money will not help you unless you live a wellness lifestyle that will allow you to enjoy what you have. Your lifestyle is the most important factor affecting your personal well-being, but most people don’t know how to make the right choices to live their best life. What...
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Comparing the Effectiveness of Various Weight-Loss Diets The diet plans described above have been used by millions of people and which plan is “best” has long been debated by both scientists and the lay public. In 2005, Dansinger et al. reported the results of a study that compared weight loss in obese subjects (average BMI of 35) who followed one of the four...