Choosing a diet that is effective and sustaining is the key to a successful weight loss program. Unfortunately many of the diets that are advertised promise a lot, but often deliver very little in terms of nutrition and outcome. Some of the diets may even have an opposite effect and cause you to gain weight, or will be effective at first but lead to long-term health issues down the line.
It is time to put the record straight on the ‘6’ trendy diets that are at the forefront of many fitness and glamor magazines; low-calorie diet, VLCD, low carb diet, gluten-free diet, paleo and reverse dieting. We will focus on the key benefits and some downsides (if any) of each diet: