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Thinking of making over your eating habits in the new year? U.S. News and World Report just released its best and worst diet rankings for 2020, making the process of choosing the right diet for you a little easier. Unfortunately, one of the worst ones happens to be the most popular. Out of 35 diets, the Mediterranean diet ranked number one for the third year straight, with other evidence-based diets trailing not far behind. Meanwhile, the trendy keto diet, beloved by many a fitspo influencer, came in second-to-last place, CNN reports. Read on to see which diets are worth exploring and which you should skip this year. The Battle of the Diets The findings have been published in the US News and World Report’s 2020 rankings of the best diets. A certified panel of nutritionists and medical specialists involved in the field of diabetes, weight management, cardiac health compared a…

Many areas of nutrition tend to evoke controversy, but dietary fiber is usually not one of them. Scientific data links fiber intake to plenty of health benefits, including treating and preventing hemorrhoids, constipation, and diverticulosis; increasing satiety to help control weight, and decreasing blood cholesterol levels, which protects against certain forms of cancer. Key Facts About Fiber Fiber-rich foods are nutrient-dense since it gives various positive health effects. Fiber foods are composed of sodium, iron, and calcium mainly. Dietary fiber is a plant-based food. Fiber is either soluble or insoluble. Fiber is primarily a carbohydrate. Fiber contains polysaccharides. Dietary fiber is a source of mainly Vitamin C & A. Major Sources of Fiber Rich Foods Foods contain fiber in either soluble or insoluble form. Nutritionists suggest to include both these forms in the diet. Dietary Fibre or Fiber is found in all major categories of foods as mentioned below: Nuts…

Attaining weight loss in a short time regardless of its outcomes has always been the focus of many obese and overweight people. The prevalence of obesity is rising and according to the latest statistics of the world health organization, 13% of adults worldwide are obese and 39% are overweight. Obesity increases the chances of metabolic diseases, cancer, and cataract. Weight loss in obese patients, in addition to improving clinical conditions, will improve the recognition and quality of life. In order to lose weight, various programs, such as diet, physical activity, drug therapy, and surgery have been suggested. Given the possible side-effects of drug therapy and surgery, dietary interventions for weight loss have always been the first priority for people. In a classification of diets based on calorie restrictions and speed of weight loss, diets are divided into fast weight loss, moderate weight loss, and slow weight loss. Although many studies…