Posts tagged Popular Diet Reviews
2018 Popular Diet Reviews

Did you know that I have researched and reviewed 20 different popular diets this past year for CL.com? These include diets like Whole30, the Dubrow Diet, Keto, WW, Pegan Diet, Veganism, The Plant ParadoxThe Obesity Code, the Alkaline Diet, Blood Type Diets, and even the Noom App. Click here to find the entire list!

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NOOM App Review

Anyone else seeing Noom pop up in social media feeds?  I really didn’t pay much attention to it until curiosity got the best of me! Before checking it out, I honestly thought Noom was a new home-based genetic testing kit or maybe a meditation app. I was wrong! Find out all you need to know about Noom here!

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The Alkaline Diet: Is It Just Too Complicated?

Ever wondered if there was really something to those alkaline waters you see on the shelf?  Me too! Yes, even dietitians get intrigued by diet fads and health trends! But more importantly, friends had been asking me about eating the Alkaline Diet over the past few years, and I wanted to understand the premise behind it too. So, naturally, I started researching. Here’s what I found.

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Is the Keto Diet the Secret to Better Brain Health?

The most common issues affecting brain health—dementia, memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease—all have slightly different symptoms and etiologies, yet are all the result of some type of reduced brain cell functioning or deterioration. Science hasn’t had much success to date in preventing or slowing brain conditions like these, but following a ketogenic diet is being suggested as a potential way to do this. Is there any truth to it? Let’s find out.

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What a Dietitian REALLY Thinks About Tom Brady's Diet

Lots of athletes follow specific eating regimens, but most don’t make headlines. Yet, Tom Brady’s diet is one of continuous intrigue for athletes and non-athletes, and has even been featured in publications like Men’s JournalThe Washington PostThe Boston Globe, and Business Insider. Is it the NFL player’s picturesque life with supermodel Gisele Bundchen that makes people want to know more? Or is there solid science behind his diet principles that we should all be following? Follow along as I break down the science that separates the fads from and facts.

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Whole30 : Is It REALLY As Healthy As It Claims?

Focusing on healthy eating changes—albeit pretty drastic for most people—for a set time period makes Whole30 more appealing when compared to other diets with an infinite end. But how much impact can the Whole30 program really have on health, food cravings, and future food choices? Better yet, is it a safe way to eat long-term? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Weight Watchers Is One of 2018’s Top Diets—but Does It Actually Work?

For many of us, Weight Watchers is a household name. You’ve either followed this popular, points-based diet, or you likely know someone who has. And while it may not be as buzzy as Keto or Whole30, this long-standing weight loss program has existed for nearly 60 years and continues to be a leading diet plan today.  But does Weight Watchers live up to the hype?  Let's find out. 

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An RD's Experience with Intermittent Fasting

Even if it’s a fad or trend that has little scientific basis, I often like to try out different eating concepts—just to get a first-hand understanding of the effects to my body and lifestyle.  Sure, dietitians want clients to trust us because we only share science-based information, but I like to be able to share first-hand experience as well – good or bad.  So I decided to try (after much persuasion) intermittent fasting.  Here is my experience - the good, the bad and the surprising. 

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