Ideal body weight is one of the most familiar resolutions at the beginning of the year. Are you one of them who expect that to happen? How many diet methods have you tried in this year? There are several types of diet that are quite popular such as the keto diet, mayo, and IU Korean-style artists. Each type has different characteristic but the same objective which is everyone’s dream. To make your dreams can come true, maybe you can try the diet trends below.
1. Fasting Diet
Fasting diet or commonly known as intermittent fasting is very popular, because it is more towards maintaining a diet. According to cbsnews.com, this diet does not focus on what you eat, but when you eat. There are many ways to do this, such as the 16/8 method. This means you have 16 hours of fasting time and 8 hours of eating food. For example, you are allowed to eat from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., after that, you must fast for the next 16 hours.
In this case, fasting does not mean you must not eat or drink anything for hours just like what Moslems do in a fasting month. You can still drink mineral water when you feel thirsty. Furthermore, If you want to succeed quickly on this diet, do some exercises regularly as well.
2. The Keto Diet
Keto diet is quite popular in 2018. It requires low-carbohydrates and high-fat diets. Celebrities who have been popularizing this diet are Halle Berry and the Kardashian family. One of the examples of what we do in Keto Diet can be adopted when you drink black coffee. Try to drink it without putting some sugar, creamer, sweetener, or milk. In turn, you can add ginger powder, cinnamon, or the like. Another example of Keto diet requirement is when you eat grilled chicken breast with butter or olive oil, season with garlic, pepper, salt, and other herbs. You can get 69 percent fat, 30 percent protein, and 1 percent carbohydrates.
3. The Pegan Diet
Diet Pegan was first introduced by the Center Director at the Cleveland Clinic, Mark Hyman. This method combines two types of diets, namely paleo (gluten free diet) and vegan (animal free diet). This diet requires you to adjust your diet every day.
For example, five or more cups of vegetables, four servings of carbohydrate-rich foods, three servings of protein-rich foods, two servings of foods with healthy fats, and a serving of milk substitutes. Those food grouping rules are designed to be in three meals and two snacks.
4. Mindful Eating
Mindful eating is not one type of diet but a way to enjoy a meal. So, you really need to pay close attention to what you eat, how much, how emotional, and so on.
You must be really conscious in enjoying every bite of food into the mouth. You have to eat slowly, so you don’t miss the delicate taste.
It’s quite complicated, but many experts have proven that mindful eating can help you lose weight. One of the experts who made it, is a Nutritionist and Lecturer at Harvard Schotyool of Public Health, Lilian Cheung. She has made her stay away from other unhealthy foods.
5. The Mayo Diet
Developed by The Mayo Clinic Diet (clinical research center in the United States), the mayo diet requires that you limit your intake of salt and carbohydrates. Basically, the mayo diet is done in the short term, only 12-14 days. However, the results can be maximized, because the food menu is set.
Here are the set of menu you can try.
The first day:
Breakfast menu: tea or coffee with sugar, without milk.
Lunch menu: skinless steamed chicken with a little salt added, boiled vegetables (carrots, broccoli, corn), and mashed potatoes.
Dinner menu: lean meat, spinach, plus fruits.
The second day:
Breakfast menu: fresh fruit juice with sugar, without milk.
Lunch menu: baked fish, tofu or soybean cake, and ointment.
Dinner menu: vegetable salad plus macaroni and olive oil to make it healthier.
Prepare it continuously until the specified length of time. Not only can you lose weight, this diet will also change your lifestyle to be more healthy and quality.
6. The Salt Diet
Similar to the mayo diet, this method only limits its salt intake. This is because reducing salt has proven to be effective for weight loss. About one gram of table salt can add weight to one kilogram.
In addition, this salt diet can help you avoid the risk of hypertension and other heart problems. Therefore, a salt diet might probably become a new trend in 2020. Have you tried it, or are you even interested in doing it?
7. Thonon Diet
This typical diet is quite torturous if you don’t get along. You have to reduce your calorie intake from 1,200 per day to 600-800. Not just reduce food portion, you also have to adjust the menu.
Reporting from the page womenshealthmag.com, the following are the eating schedule in the thonon diet:
Breakfast: drink a cup of unsweetened coffee or tea. Sometimes, it can be interspersed with milk and a small piece of whole wheat bread.
Lunch: a plate of high-protein side dishes. For example, two boiled eggs with vegetables or boiled fish with a combination of vegetables.
Dinner: It is not much different at noon. You can have steak 200 grams with additional vegetables according to taste.
After 14 days on a strict diet, the next step is the stabilization phase. This stage is useful to prevent body weight from returning to normal. This phase will last for a week for every one kilogram reduction.
8. Healthy Diet based On Lifestyle of Messenger of Allah
Introduced first by Dr. Zaidul Akbar, this diet is now increasingly phenomenal. According to doctor Zaidul, this diet applies the lifestyle of the Prophet. The point is to avoid instant foods and return to natural foods.
Humans are made from soil, so foods that are most suitable for humans are foods that grow on the ground. There are many recipes for the Health of the Messenger of Allah that Zaidul shared by his book or his Instagram account.
9. Nordic Diet
If you want to try the Nordic diet, then you have to get used to the menu of fish, seeds, fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy products. You can have menu that you can combine with these foods. Fish is one of the menus that you should consume.
You also need to reduce sugar intake, packaged foods, and high-fat meat. To choose dairy products, choose those which are low in fat. You also have to eat various types of seeds and berries. Give as much antioxidant that makes skin stay fresh and healthy.
You don’t have to choose Scandinavian food to enjoy the Nordic diet. Fish and grains can also be consumed to maintain your body’s health. Start leaving oils that contain saturated fats. Choose canola oil which is healthier and lower in fat. Also pay attention in choosing dairy products. Packaged foods and high-fat food products should not be consumed.
10. French-style diet
Reporting from boldsky.com, here are the secrets of a French-style diet that can make your body like a supermodel.
To have an ideal body, the secret starts with your kitchen. This means filling the kitchen with high-quality healthy food is better than large amounts of junk food. By filling the kitchen with healthy food, you can avoid the temptation to snack on greasy, high-sugar, high-fat foods or rich in preservatives that can make weight gain uncontrollably.
Most of us often eat standing up and in a hurry. This habit can actually make you choke and get affected by digestive system disorders. That is why eating while standing or walking is actually not allowed to do since it will bring about bad impacts in your body. When you eat, you must sit down and that’s it. Moreover, we should also chew food slowly. In addition to making you enjoy the taste of food more perfect, chewing slowly makes food properly digested and makes you feel full more quickly.
High-protein foods make the feeling of fullness last longer. Besides, the protein will break down amino acids that are useful for relieving depression. So you can actually avoid stress, in which stress can make you overeat.
No matter how busy you are, always try to set aside time to exercise at least 1 hour every day. Exercise will maximize the metabolic system so that weight loss occurs more quickly. It also burns fat in our body. Anyway, one of the biggest sources of fat existence in a body is eating fried foods which is oily. Reduce oily fried foods or avoid it if necessary.
In addition to avoiding eating fried foods, it’s better to replace the usual consumption of cooking oil with olive oil. Why olive oil? Because it contains omega 3 fatty acids which help reduce cholesterol in the blood and prevent heart attacks.
The essence of this diet is to advise you to increase consumption of high-quality healthy foods and teach you to enjoy every food that enters your mouth. So by running this diet, you can be free from obesity with a bonus of more awake body health.
Those are some types of natural diets you can try next year. According to nutritionist from Bogor Agricultural University, Ali Khomsan, the best diet is what can make us comfortable. If not, you will be tortured and the diet program will not last long.
So, which diet method do you want to try for 2020?