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  • Diet Review - Atkins Diet - A diet review by Auraion Rasmussen

    Unlike a strict diet, the stated aims of the Atkins Nutritional Approach TM is a lifetime nutritional philosophy focussing on the consumption of nutrient-dense, unprocessed foods such as meat, fish, and poultry. It also focusses on the restriction of processed and refined carbohydrates such as bread, pasta, sugar rich foods, cereal, and starchy vegetables. Core vitanutrient supplementation includes a full-spectrum multivitamin and an essential oils/fatty acid formula. This nutritional philosophy has been embraced by an estimated 20 million people worldwide since the release of Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution in the 1970s ...

  • Diet Review - The Zone Diet - A diet review by Auraion Rasmussen

    The basis for the Zone diet, by Barry Sears, Ph.D. is that if a person eats the correct ratio of carbohydrate to protein to fat (40/30/30), s/he will improve his or her health, weight, and athletic performance, because certain hormones will be balanced and therefore in the preferred "zone." The hormones he focuses on are insulin (necessary for glucose to enter our cells) and eicosanoids (hormone-like substances that regulate inflammation. Some eicosanoids are by-products of metabolism.) ...

   
 

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