Guides

The Ultimate Guide To The Mediterranean Diet

The Ultimate Guide To The Mediterranean Diet

INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET There are many different cultures and diets in the countries that surround the Mediterranean Sea, but the basic Mediterranean diet (MED) involves eating plenty of fresh vegetables, fruit, seafood, whole grains, and extra virgin...

The Ultimate Guide to the Vegetarian Diet

The Ultimate Guide to the Vegetarian Diet

INTRODUCTION TO THE VEGETARIAN DIET A vegetarian diet is based on eating primarily foods that come from plants, including vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, legumes and grains. While meat is not consumed, some vegetarians do eat certain animal products such as eggs and...

The Ultimate Guide to the Vegan Diet

The Ultimate Guide to the Vegan Diet

INTRODUCTION TO THE VEGAN DIET A vegan diet means consuming only plant-based foods, but veganism involves more than just the things you eat. Vegans are opposed to the exploitation of animals in every way: for food, clothing, research, entertainment, or any other use....

The Ultimate Guide to the Paleo Diet

The Ultimate Guide to the Paleo Diet

INTRODUCTION TO THE PALEO DIET Paleo is short for Paleolithic and it is a diet that is based on the theory of human evolution. There are many variations of Paleo including the Caveman Diet, the Stone Age Diet, and the Primal Blueprint, but they all share certain...

The Ultimate Guide to the Slow Carb Diet

The Ultimate Guide to the Slow Carb Diet

INTRODUCTION TO THE SLOW CARB DIET The Slow Carb Diet was created by Tim Ferriss in 2010, making it a relative newcomer in the healthy field, but reducing processed foods and replacing them with whole, natural foods is anything but new. Ferriss says that this diet can...

The Ultimate Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The Ultimate Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

INTRODUCTION TO THE KETOGENIC DIET Glucose is one of the body’s fuels, but ketones are another. A ‘ketone’ is what fat is called when it is used as fuel, and ketones are produced in the liver. The ketogenic (keto) diet involves eating high-fat, low-carb foods, which...