Which diet plan is right for you? The Pritikin diet, The 4 day Diet or The South Beach Diet?
The Pritikin diet is a low fat approach to eating. On the Pritikin diet, your eat large amounts of fruit, vegetables and grains. Some animal protein is allowed in the Pritikin diet. All fat eaten must be at 10% of your total daily intake.
The Pritikin diet was originally developed in the 1950’s by Nathaniel Pritikin. In 1976 Nathaniel Pritikin open the Pritikin Longevity Center in Aventura, Fl. For 33 years people from all over the world have come to stay at the Pritikin Logevity Center for an intensive one week program. During their they start Pritikin diet program. The Pritikin diet is also available as a book. The book is called The Pritikin Edge. This book can be bought at major book stores as well as on Pritikin Diet website You can also order precooked foods to help you jump start the PritikinDiet on the website. The Pritikin diet is a common sense approach to eating. You must exercise to be successful.
The 4 Day Diet designed by Dr. Ian K. Smith was recently featured on the TODAY show.
The 4 Day Diet doesn’t actually last only four days. There are seven phase of the 4 Day Diet. Each phase lasts only 4 days. You can watch Dr. Ian K. Smith on the TODAY show explaining The 4 Day Diet here
Dr. Ian K. Smith is involved in the 50 Million Pound Challenge. The 50 Million Pound encourages you to sign up online and commit to get healthier. At The 50 Million Pounds website you will get tips from Dr. Ian Smith. The 50 Million Pound Challenge has been sponsored by State Farm.
Dr. Ian K. Smith also has written two other diet books entitled Fat Smash Diet and Extreme Fat Smash Diet. You can buy all of Dr. Ian Smith’s book including The 4 Day Diet at most bookstores or online at Amazon.com Dr. Ian Smith also created the VH1 hit show ‘Celebrity Fit Club’
Many people start the New Year with hopes of losing weight and getting healthy. Another very popular diet program is The South Beach diet. The South Beach diet consists of three phases and is a high protein diet. The first phase is only two weeks long. This first phase is said to eliminate cravings of potentially bad food. The second phase is where long term weight lose happens. The third in final phase is a maintenance phase. People often complain of The South Beach diet being to time consuming to plain the meals. I myself had the same complaint a few years back. In the last few years The South Beach diet has become easier to incorporate in your daily life. Now you can find South Beach Diet foods in every major grocery store. If you are interested in learning more about The South Beach diet visit the website here