What is a fad diet quizlet?
-A fad diet is a diet that promises quick weight loss that’s typically unsustainable. -Requires to eliminate entire food groups OR significantly decrease your intake of a certain food group.
What are 3 characteristics of a fad diet?
It’s easy to spot a fad diet
Promises a quick fix. Promotes ‘magic’ foods or combinations of foods. Implies that food can change body chemistry. Excludes or severely restricts food groups or nutrients, such as carbohydrates.
What are 3 fad diets you should avoid?
- Carnivore Diet. The carnivore diet requires eating mostly meat (along with some eggs and fat, like cheese).
- Whole30. There’s nothing wrong with the foods that Whole30 asks you to eat, like fresh fruit and veggies.
- Keto Diet.
- Paleo-Vegan (‘Pegan’)
- Cleanse Diets.