No Added Sugar for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

No Added Sugar for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

What is the No Added Sugar Diet? Eliminating sugar from the diet for a week, month, or even a year has been a popular diet form recently. The focus of these diets is to eliminate added sugars which are not naturally occurring sugars in fruit, vegetables, and milk....
SNAP Challenge for a Week: Thoughts and Main Takeaways

SNAP Challenge for a Week: Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Instead of a new diet (see my other recent blog posts where I tried out different trending diets), this week I focused on trying a way of life for some individuals. Since May 2018, nearly 40,000 Americans participant in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...
Mediterranean Diet for a Week: Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Mediterranean Diet for a Week: Thoughts and Main Takeaways

The Mediterranean diet has been acknowledged as one of the healthiest ways to eat. Not only is it associated with some delicious meals but it’s also been linked with improved heart health and weight loss. Generally speaking, this diet focuses on eating fresh...
Keto for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Keto for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

The Ketogenic Diet has been in the spotlight for quite some time now as a featured diet for weight loss and athletic performance. But did you know the diet started as a treatment for epilepsy in the 1920s? Doctors noticed that some epilepsy patients who fasted had...
Weight Watchers for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Weight Watchers for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Successful weight loss program or just another fad? This is the question I was sought out to answer by giving this program a try with a free week trial. Weight Watchers has been around for more than 50 years with over one million active users. It is a program that...
Paleo for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Paleo for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Another week, another diet. This time I decided to try out the Paleo diet for a week. If you haven’t read my previous post on diets, I believe diets can be used as an approach to help individuals realize which foods make them feel better and which foods could be...
Vegan for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Vegan for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

I’m not typically one for diets other than the Mackenzie Burgess diet. What’s the Mackenzie Burgess diet? It’s my personal eating habit that consists of enjoying life, eating in moderation, and setting certain healthy guidelines to my eating habits....