Diets - Pros • High quality studies-show that they lose...

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23:16 What is a fad diet? Characteristics? o Omit certain groups of food o Short term, not long term o False advertisement o Problems? o Table 7.11 o Weight gain o Ketosis o Glucogenesis o Require specific food types Reasonable weight loss 5.-2 lbs per weight How to Spot? o Bad “nutritionist” Macronutrient Diets o Low CHO, high fat, high protein Low carb, less than 100g of carb day Atkin’s diet Carb are addictive, causes significant overeating Goal reduce carb to reduce ketosis, lowers glucose to suppress hunger Because low carb->decrease in blood lipid (triglyceride) level Cons: Low quality evidence Low in fiber; inadequate, requires supplementation
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o High CHO, very low fat, moderate protein 70% from carb, 10% from fat, 10-15% from protein vegetarian diet* high fiber, makes you full, so you eat less
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Unformatted text preview: Pros • High quality studies-show that they lose weight, LDL reduced Cons • Hard to follow • Lacks some vitamins from protein B12, E, Zinc o Moderate CHO, low fat, moderate protein Most popular Endorsed by ADA 55-60% carb, 20-30% from fat, 15-20% from protein Weight Watchers MyPyramid, very similar Dash diet Pros: strong evidence base • Sustainable weight loss • Reduce blood LDL, triglyceride, blood pressure Cons: o 40 Billion dollar industry o growing industry (obesity) o • Weight loss plan-key points Key points 1. Moderation in food choices 2. Personalization 3. Physical activity 4. Proportionality variety 5. Gradual improvement .5-2.5 lbs per week 23:16 • 23:16 •...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course NUTRISCI 10 taught by Professor Benodelumen during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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