March 8, 2013
New Diet Fitness News
Picking the right diet for your lifestyle and personality is a recipe for success, according to a story in The Best Diet & Fitness Tips on newsstands now.
This magazine, the first in a new series of USA Today publications called The Best, features some of the best advice from USA Today, Shape and Men’s Fitness.
In the magazine, several top fitness magazine editors and weight-loss experts selected the best diets in different categories.
Here are those diets and some excerpts about each one of them:
–Best balanced diet: Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers makes it easy to track your progress by counting points instead of calories. … The company recently unveiled Weight Watchers 360, a plan that offers a range of healthy lifestyle techniques and technology to help people lose weight and keep it off. (The company has) superstars Jennifer Hudson and Jessica Simpson in its corner touting the benefits.
–Best anti-aging diet: The Mediterranean Diet
Some of the world’s oldest and healthiest people eat a diet based on fish, fresh vegetables, ripe fruits and, of course, olive oil and an occasional glass of wine! …. The diet also recommends getting plenty of exercise in the fresh air and stresses the importance of enjoying meals with family and friends.
–Best low-carb diet: The South Beach Diet
This popular diet book was written by Miami-based preventive cardiologist Arthur Agatston. … (It emphasizes) avoiding carbs like pasta and potatoes and eating the right carbs, like colorful fruits and vegetables, whole grains and beans. You don’t limit fats, but you do choose the right fats like olive oil, canola oil, nuts and fish.
–Best vegetarian diet: The Ornish Diet
Dean Ornish, a clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and author of the 2008 book The Spectrum, has long touted a whole foods, plant-based diet to reverse heart disease as well as lose weight. (His plan also includes) aerobic exercise, stress management and emotional support options.
–Best convenience diets: Nutrisystem