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Optimum Nutrition by Stephanie Green

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CHAPTER20

Top Diets

In This Chapter

  • A review of the science behind plant-based diets
  • What ancient cavemen diets revealed
  • Vegetarian diets and nutritional concerns
  • A look at low-carbohydrate diets
  • How commercial weight loss plans work

With the beginning of each year it seems that a brand-new diet plan is released. Should you follow it or not? Who’s promoting it and why? Is it easy to use and is it a safe and nutritious way to lose weight? It’s important to know the answers before starting a diet.

In this chapter, we’ll discuss popular diets routinely reported about in books, magazines, and on television and the internet. You’ll learn the basic ...

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