The Paleo diet is in fact very different and far more superior due to its health benefits and costs. The Atkins diet is a meal plan strategically made to limit a humans carbohydrate intake (Paleo). This diet has been very famous in the last 4 decades and has produced great results in fighting obesity (Paleo). However the Atkins diet only focuses on your carb intake (Paleo). It gives people the option to eat highly processed foods just as long as they have a low carbohydrate content (Paleo).
A lot of ingredients in the pills that are acceptable still have side effects that would interfere with your everyday life, “Weight loss supplements should be tested before they hit the market. Even natural ingredients can be harmful.”(Beil,Par5) A couple of ingredients that are mainly found in diet pills are Chromium, Guar Gum, Fenproporex and Bitter Orange. Chromium is a mineral that helps regulate insulin, which helps burn muscle and muscle fat, but it won't decrease your overall body fat. Guar Gum will sometimes help block your body from absorbing fats and increase your feeling of fullness, but it isn't proven to result in overall weight loss. Fenproporex is a stimulant that is not approved in the U.S it
Becau... ... middle of paper ... ...st in calories. However, that connection is nonexistent and people can gain weight on low-fat diets if they are not careful. They also do not get enough of the vitamins that are only found in fat. Low-calorie diets stipulate a cutback in overall food intake. Such diets are effective but also cut back on essential vitamins.
• Prevents Weight-Related Problems Fads diets deliver immediate results in weight management, which helps in preventing weight-related health issues. This helps in reducing the risks of hypertension, diabetes and heart diseases. Risks of Fad Diets Fad diet involves a restrictive diet that requires people to eat unusual food choices, therefore there some risks that are involved. These include: • Inadequate Nutritional Value One of the main effects of fad diets is the inability to meet the body’s nutritional requirements. In most cases, fad diets are unable to meet your body’s dietary needs as they typically designed to enable you to lose weight.
As a conclusion, ingredients that present in diet pills can cause harmful effects to our body. All in all, most diet pills bring more negative effects for they only act as appetite suppressant, give only a temporary fix and contains harmful substances to our body. Unfortunately, the best way to shed those pounds is nothing new. Physician, dietitians and nutritionists unanimously agree that eating a moderate and balanced diet along with regular exercise is the best way to maintain a healthy weight. Being healthy does not mean to have a slimmer body, but to have an ideal shape and staying fit.
Each of these diets has their different approaches on how to lose weight, but in the end, they both obtain the same results. One of these diets being the low-carbohydrate diet, also known as the Atkins diet, whose approach is to restrict carbohydrate intake and increase protein intake. Carbohydrates are what is found in foods such as breads and pastas; and when broken down provides our bodies with energy. While reducing these kinds of carbohydrates, according to researchers, causes people to lose weight, so does the strict limitations to the kinds of foods a person can eat while on this diet. Therefore, when people go on this diet, they are allowed foods that have fat and protein in it, especially foods like meat and cheeses, yet they are not allowed certain vegetables, fruits, pastas, and breads.
The Benefits of the Atkins Diet The Atkins diet has been attacked in recent years and been accused of being a fad diet that does not successfully cause weight loss and is the causes of health problems. The most criticized area of the Atkins diet is the seemingly unlimited amount of fat and meat that is allowed within the diet. This unconventional method of weight loss is the center of the animosity towards the Atkins diet. Though this diet may not be the best method of weight loss for all dieters, it is beneficial and extremely efficient for others. The Atkins diet is the best choice for dieters looking to lose a few superficial pounds quickly because dieters on the Atkins diet lose more weight within 3-6 months and do not experience the heart disease characteristics that some accuse it of.
I was averaging around 2,671 calories a day for four consecutive days. By doing this food log, I have learned that I do not eat the healthiest and I should probably start eating healthy. I should also try taking some vitamins so that I do not have to eat as healthy and I can still get some nutrients. I could try eating more fruits and vegetables every day. Or eating some more protein, such as steak or fish.
The Atkins diet consists of four phases. In the first phase, the induction phase, only twenty grams of carbs may be eaten each day for a period of two weeks. The point of this first phase is to immediately start burning fat due to the lack of carb intake. In the second phase, a small amount of carbs are reintroduced to the diet. The dieter increases t... ... middle of paper ... ... long run.
The Atkins diet is the opposite of what has generally been recommended; it requires the reduction of carbohydrates to 5% or less of total calories leaving fat and protein to make up the rest. The high fat and low-carbohydrate content of this diet goes against most diet research, has potentially harmful side effects and there is insufficient evidence to judge the long-term effectiveness of the Atkins diet. The long-term effectiveness can be determined by the ability of dieters to lose and maintain weight loss with few negative side effects. Weight maintenance is as important as weight loss to long-term health. One nutritionist said, “the American public needs to be told that diets are not followed for 8 days, 8 weeks, or 8 months, but rather form the basis of everyday food choices throughout their life” (Blackthorn).