Tag Archives: Diets

Why you should skip the fad diets in 2019

If you’re one of the millions of Australians who made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight in 2019, then I’ve got some very good news for you. While we all rush to give up fat, sugar, carbohydrates or alcohol in an effort to shift any extra festive-season cheer, it turns out we don’t have… Read More »

Health Tip: Comparing Different Diets

Print this page — Diets that stress calorie restriction versus those that stress fasting seem to be all the rage. But what’s the difference? With a calorie-restriction diet, you reduce the number of calories you typically consume in a day. This type of diet should allow you to cut calories without depriving your body of… Read More »

Intermittent Fasting No Better Than Other Calorie Restriction Diets

Scientists have concluded that intermittent fasting, also referred to as the 5:2 diet or the 16:8 diet, does help with weight loss, but it’s no better than conventional calorie restriction diets for losing weight. An example of an intermittent fasting diet is feasting for 8 hours and then fasting for 16 hours. Some intermittent fasting… Read More »