The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. We have a whole section dedicated to Keto Friendly Foods and Snacks!
A diabetic diet is a diet that is used by people with diabetes mellitus or high blood glucose to minimize symptoms and dangerous consequences of the disease. If you're looking for foods that taste great, contain good oils, fiber and protein, but limit sugar, we've got you covered.
The Paleo diet, sometimes known as the caveman diet eliminates grains, legumes, processed sugar and most sources of dairy. The Paleo diet still allows carbs from groups of whole foods such as fruits, vegetables and unrefined sweeteners. Wellness practices and exercise are also a main focus of this lifestyle diet.
A lactose free diet means eating foods that have no lactose. Lactose is a sugar that is a normal part of milk products. Our refrigerated section carries many of the products you are looking for!
It seems like every few years a new diet grabs headlines and calls itself a weight-loss miracle. Low-fat, Mediterranean, Paleo, Low Carb and Keto have all been popular. Which diet plan is the best?
A 2008 breakthrough study in The New England Journal of Medicine provided key comparisons and offered great insight into the most popular plans. Researchers found that after two years, obese subjects on a low-fat diet had lost just 7 pounds on average. Those on a Mediterranean diet, characterized by high levels of healthy fats, fruits, and vegetables, lost about 10 pounds. However, those on a low-carb diet lost the most weight, about 12 pounds. Researchers also found that a low-fat diet conferred the fewest overall health benefits. Mediterranean diet subjects were most likely to have improvements in blood sugar levels, and low-carb followers boasted the most improvement in cholesterol levels. However, all of the diets were successful to one extent or another, and the study failed to look at how sustainable the diets were. Sustainability is a critical determinant of overall success rate.
When it comes to choosing the right plan for you, be sure to discuss all of your options with your doctor.
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