I have worked in the diet and fitness industry for over 20 years. I have seen fad diets come and go and I have also seen some incredible weight-loss stories. But as fast as fad diets appeared, they disappeared and the weight returned. We now have multiple generations of men and women who have followed the same calorie deficient diets and are suffering from the same diet-related disease and sickness.
Without a doubt, we are all well versed in the diet language and have been led to believe that calorie deficient formulas are healthy. The truth is…we have to think about more than weight-loss because weight-loss alone does not guarantee the reduction of diet-related disease and sickness.
There is plenty of research explaining why 88% of Americans have diet-related disease and sickness and one of those reasons is diets. Most people are already nutrient deficient. Therefore most “dieting” does little but reduce calories, nothing to prevent, reverse or treat diet-related disease and sickness and everything to increase the risk of developing diet-related disease snd sickness. .
“Evidence suggests that repeatedly losing and gaining weight is linked to cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes and altered immune function. Mann and Tomiyama recommend that more research be conducted on the health effects of losing and gaining weight, noting that scientists do not fully understand how such weight cycling leads to adverse health effects.”https://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/Dieting-Does-Not-Work-UCLA-Researchers-7832
“In 2016, preliminary research reported by the AHA found that women over 50 who followed a high-protein diet were at higher risk for heart failure, especially if much of their protein came from meat.”
WASHINGTON—In the most comprehensive analysis yet of ketogenic (keto) diets, a review in Frontiers in Nutrition finds keto diets place pregnant women and kidney disease patients at risk of adverse health effects. The review, Ketogenic Diets and Chronic Disease: Weighing the Benefits Against the Risks, also found that for most people, the possible long-term risks of the keto diet, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease, outweigh its possible benefits.
“The typical keto diet is a disease-promoting disaster,” says lead review author Lee Crosby, RD, nutrition education program manager at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. “Loading up on red meat, processed meat, and saturated fat and restricting carbohydrate-rich vegetables, fruits, legumes, and whole grains is a recipe for bad health.”