Overabundance of Diets Muddles Meals
The most popular food choice (it was the most Googled in 2013) is the paleo diet, which purports to mimic what our ancestors ate in the Paleolithic era, before the advent of agriculture and domestication of animals. Since precise records of the caveman … Read more on Huffington Post
6 Rules the World's Most Successful Diets Have in Common
Although some diets (like paleo and low-carb) take things a step further and eliminate grains altogether, all successful diets at least emphasize limiting refined grains and replacing them with their whole, healthier counterparts. Bottom Line: All … Read more on EcoWatch
New Nordic diet takes crown from Mediterranean diet
Now, adding to the Scando swell, the Nordic diet is now in Vogue. Literally. "Beyond Paleo: Is Eating Like a Viking the Next It Diet?" trumpets the latest edition of the fashion bible. "The Mediterranean diet is out, and the Nordic diet is in," chimed … Read more on Sydney Morning Herald
Mediterranean diet not all Greek to you
While high-protein, low-carb and gluten-free eating has been the trend among some in recent years, Schatzlein said the Mediterranean method is different. “It's not a 'diet' like the paleo or Atkins diets. Those diets have strict rules to follow … Read more on U-T San Diego
Obesity – How'd THAT Happen?
First, Lustig does a review of the science on all popular diets — low-fat, Atkins low-carb, vegetarian/vegan, traditional Japanese, Mediterranean, Ornish, paleo, low-glycemic index — in a mere two pages (188-190). He says they all work — if you … Read more on The Journal
Paleo and Atkins low carb diets were most the popular weight loss diets of 2014
The low carb Atkins, Paleo and Mediterranean diets were the most popular diets of 2014 based on Google searches, Celebrity Health reported. Many of the diets in the top 10 list were buoyed by the weight loss success of high-profile celebrities. The … Read more on Examiner.com
2014: Our year in trendy diets
While some old chestnuts won't die—the cheeseburger-no-bun Atkins Diet, the sensible and slightly romantic Mediterranean Diet—many of 2014′s trendiest diets prove Americans love junk science almost as much as they love junk food. From co-opting … Read more on Salon
Beyond Paleo: Is Eating Like a Viking the Next It Diet?
Like the widely hailed Mediterranean diet, which draws on the traditional cuisines of Greece, Spain, and Italy, the New Nordic scheme is not so much a set meal plan as a way of thinking about eating. But unlike the Mediterranean diet, which allows … Read more on Vogue.com