Popular Diets: EN Gives You the Skinny

Palmer, Sharon
December 2012
Environmental Nutrition;Dec2012, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p2
The article offers information on three diet plans: the alkaline diet, the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) diet, and the Paleo diet, to promote rapid weight loss. The alkaline diet supports eating foods that have alkalizing properties. The hCG diet in the form of drops, pills or injections suppress hunger and triggers the body's use of fat. The Paleo diet proposes a higher amount of animal protein, such as lean meat and seafood, and lower amounts of total carbohydrates.


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