What is the Mediterranean Diet? A Detailed Beginner’s Guide

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Because Mediterranean diets don’t ban entire food groups, you shouldn’t have trouble complying long term.

The Mediterranean diet can be convenient. When you want to cook, there’s a recipe and complementary wine that’ll transport you across the Atlantic. Oldways’ consumer-friendly tips will make meal planning and prepping easier. And you can eat out, as long as you bring someone along to share the hefty entrees.

Oldways offers numerous Mediterranean recipes, including this guide featuring meals that all cost $2 or less a serving. Otherwise, a simple Google search will turn up lots of healthy Mediterranean meal ideas. Want more inspiration? Oldways recommends the “4-Week Mediterranean Diet Menu Plan.”

If you eat out while following the Mediterranean diet, embrace the diet’s affinity for sharing by ordering one entree for the two of you. And be sure to start with a house salad or order extra veggies a la carte to

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Paleo Diet Beginner’s Guide: Is Eating like a Caveman Healthy?

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So you wanna learn about the Paleo Diet, aka “the Caveman Diet,” eh?

Paleo is one of the most popular diets on the planet (up there with the Keto Diet), and I bet you have questions.

Well I got answers, sucka! And lots of LEGO photos.

In addition to helping people go paleo with our Online Coaching Program, we also create epic guides like this one that cover all the basics!



Below in this guide, I’m going to give you the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to the Paleolithic Diet (click to go right to that section):

INTRODUCTION TO PALEO:

WHAT CAN I EAT ON THE PALEO DIET?

SHOPPING LIST AND EATING PLAN

IS PALEO DANGEROUS?

Now, this guide is SUPER long, so we took the liberty of converting it into a nicely designed

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The Beginner’s Guide to Autoimmune Protocol Diet

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Updated March 28th, 2020

The autoimmune protocol diet (AIP) can be incredibly beneficial for people dealing with autoimmune conditions.

Did you know that autoimmunity is one of the top ten causes of fatality in females under sixty-five years old? According to the National Institutes of Health, autoimmune disorders affect over twenty-three million people in the United States each year. Thankfully, this can be managed with the AIP diet.

Check out our AIP Meal Plans. These plans are a simple, sustainable way to follow the autoimmune protocol diet.

Autoimmune disorders include hundreds of medical conditions that are due to the body’s own immune system attacking its own organs. For example, thyroiditis is an attack on the thyroid gland, Crohn’s disease attacks the gastrointestinal system, multiple sclerosis attacks the nervous system, and lupus primarily attacks the kidneys.

One of the most frustrating things about autoimmune conditions is that there is no curative

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The Complete 4-Week Beginner’s Workout Program

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In the realm of fitness, three-month workout programs dominate the landscape. You’ve even seen plenty of them in our magazine over the years. Are they effective? Absolutely. But we’re going to let you in on an interesting secret: It doesn’t necessarily take 8 or 12 weeks to get your feet wet in the gym. Not that you’ll be a seasoned vet after four weeks, but if you can just get that first month under your belt, you’ll get yourself over the proverbial hump, where so many fail and give up, and set the stage for a lifetime of muscle gains.

Let’s just call this the accelerated beginner’s guide to bodybuilding. In this plan, your first month of training will be demanding, but not so demanding as to cause injury (or worse yet, burnout), and progressive in the sense that each week you’ll graduate to different exercises, higher volume, more intensity

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The 7-Day Ketogenic Diet Meal Plan ( + A Beginner’s Guide )

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You’ve probably heard about the low carb, high fat diet that’s so popular among actors and models, and with good reason: low carb diets offer proper nourishment with whole foods, while keeping your body burning fat for fuel. This is a great way to be, as it makes fat loss largely effortless! But where does this “ketogenic” word fit into the picture?

Well, ketogenic comes from the word “ketosis“, which is a state in which your body breaks down fat molecules into ketones to provide energy. This state is achieved through very low carbohydrate intake and higher than normal fat intake. The “normal” state of the body’s metabolism is called “glycolysis”, where carbs are burnt for energy.

The long and short is that when your body is in carb-burning mode, it will use all available carbs for energy before it touches stored fat. In ketosis, your body is primed to

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What Is The Keto Diet? A Beginner’s Guide To Keto Foods, Side Effects

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This article was reviewed by Jes Harvey, RD. Harvey is a registered dietitian specializing in the ketogenic diet for children and adults. She is a certified specialist in Pediatric Nutrition and educates children with epilepsy on the ketogenic diet as an anti-seizure medication. Harvey also manages a private nutrition practice consulting adults on the ketogenic way of eating.


There’s no denying that the keto diet still reigns as one of the most popular—and highly researched—diets out there right now. In fact, keto was one of the top 10 diets listed as part of Google’s 2019 Year in Search report. And per Reddit’s 2019 Year in Review, keto was the most-discussed diet trend of 2019, plus the r/keto sub-Reddit was the number-two overall fitness/wellness community in 2019 and saw a 65 percent increase in subscribers from last year. Wowza.

But there are two clear sides to the keto debate: There are

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Keto Diet for Beginners – A Guide to the Low-Carb Diet Plan and Food

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This article was medically reviewed by Marjorie Cohn, MS, RDN, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and member of the Prevention Medical Review Board, on May 8, 2019.

The keto diet has become the most buzzed about and controversial eating plans out there, with celebrities, dietitians, and even doctors warring over different sides of the fence. While Halle Berry, Vanessa Hudgens, and Al Roker are fans and have said that the diet has helped them improve their health, trainer Jillian Michaels says the high-fat, low-carb diet is “terrible for your health, immunity, longevity, and anti-aging.” So what gives? To help you decide whether the diet is right for you, we break down everything you need to know about the keto diet, including some gnarly keto diet side effects and the infamous keto flu.


These celebrities swear by the keto diet. Here’s why:


What is the keto diet?

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A Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: The #1 Keto Guide

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3. Keto benefits: Why eat a keto diet

The benefits of a ketogenic diet are similar to those of other low-carb and higher-fat diets, but it appears to be more powerful than liberal low-carb diets. Think of keto as a super-charged, low-carb diet, maximizing the benefits. However, it may also increase the risk of side effects a bit.

 

Keto and weight lossLose weight

Turning your body into a fat-burning machine can be beneficial for weight loss. Fat burning is significantly increased, while insulin – the fat-storing hormone – levels drop greatly. This appears to make it far easier for body fat loss to occur, without hunger.

More than 30 high-quality scientific studies show that, compared to other diets, low-carb and keto diets result in more effective weight loss.

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The keto diet and appetite controlAppetite

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