- NUTRITIONAL WELLNESS
- KNOW YOUR SERVING
- BODY SMART
- MEAL PLANNING
- TIPS & TRICKS
- UNDERSTANDING FOOD LABELS
What does Fad Diets mean?
Fad diet is a weight loss plan that claims to help you lose weight through specific food combinations. Nowadays, these diets become popular because the result of rapid weight loss occurs right away.
But, do you know what is the actual loss?
You lost water, not the fat in body. This is the reason why when you stop the diet, you regain weight very quickly. At this time, your body is correcting the water imbalance.
Also, these diets typically allow a very limited food selection or encourage eating only one food which can lead to nutritional deficiencies. It can also cause anemia or malnutrition. For example high protein, low carbohydrate diet such as Atkins Diets is low in fiber, vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin D, calcium and potassium.
Good to remember
Eat right and exercise!
There is no good food or bad food. It’s all about your eating habits, what and how you eat. Do apply moderation and variety at every meal as these are the keys to long term healthy eating.
To lose and maintain weight loss, it is important to balance your food intake with physical activity (important to be an integral part of the diet plan). Add physical activity that you enjoy for at least 30 minutes every day.