Tag Archives: Diets

High fibre diets make for healthier lives

People who eat lots of high-fibre and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fibre, a study commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fibre eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »

Intermittent Fasting No Better Than Other Calorie Restriction Diets

Scientists have concluded that intermittent fasting, also referred to as the 5:2 diet or the 16:8 diet, does help with weight loss, but it’s no better than conventional calorie restriction diets for losing weight. An example of an intermittent fasting diet is feasting for 8 hours and then fasting for 16 hours. Some intermittent fasting… Read More »

Keto vs. Atkins: What's the Difference Between the Low-Carb Diets?

There’s no denying that people are really into the low-carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic diet. In fact, you’ve probably already been lectured about the benefits of going keto from cubicle mates, cousins, or that annoying guy at the gym. With all the keto talk going around, you have noticed that it sounds a lot like another low-carb… Read More »