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Review: G.I. (Glycemic Index) Diet

The “G.I.” of the G.I. Diet stands for glycemic index, which is a measure of how fast the body breaks down carbohydrates to form glucose, the body’s energy source. The glycemic index was developed by Dr. David Jenkins, a professor of nutrition at the University of Toronto. So what’s the deal with the glycemic index? Ah, good question… Foods with high GI ratings break down and release their stored energy...

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Review: The Protein Power Diet

The Protein Power Diet, by Michael and Mary Dan Eades, is similar in many ways to the Atkins’ diet program. The fundamentals of Protein Power are primarily the same: reduce your carbohydrate intake until your body switches over to using fat for fuel (a process called ketogenisis). Then, slowly reintroduce low glycemic carbs back into the diet, until you’re eating slightly more carbs than you are protein. The Protein Power...

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Review: Dr. Connelly’s Body Rx

With Body Rx, Dr. Scott Connelly enters the weight loss arena with a pretty decent diet offering. Dr. Connelly is the main man behind Met-Rx, a highly successful sport and weight loss supplement company recognized for their quality formulations. Let me get to fundamentals of the Body Rx diet plan… 1. No calorie counting. Sounds odd, doesn’t it? After all, calorie counting is something you expect to do on any diet. But...

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Review: Eat Right 4 Your Type!

The “Eat Right 4 Your Type!” diet (a program that argues your blood type is the determining factor for selecting what you eat) by naturopath Dr. D’Adamo, is to dieting as astrology is to astronomy. And I’m not the only one who thinks so. The non-profit Center for Science in the Public Interest called it “as scientific as a horoscope.” Despite the general consensus from qualified professionals, I am...

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Atkins Diet Review: The Original Low Carb Diet

The Atkins Diet Review: Introduction Mention the Atkins Diet, and there’s almost no doubt you’ll generate some controversy, even now. To some, the Atkins Diet is the best thing that ever happened to them, and to dieting in general. Others see the Atkins diet as dangerous and impractical. The mere mention of the implementation of this diet throws them into convulsions (the comments following this review will give you can...

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Dr Phil’s Ultimate Weight Loss Solution

Dr. Phil McGraw, best known for his no-nonsense advice about relationships and family, has entered the weight loss arena with a plan called “The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom.” One of the strengths of Dr. Phil’s program is the emphasis he places on lifestyle changes. He asks dieters to accept the reality of obesity and take the steps necessary to change their lives for the better. Dr. Phil’s approach is...

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