Let’s explore these popular diets.
What makes them work? What makes them NOT work?
Popular Diets We’ll Cover
Whole Food Diet
A diet that minimizes food processing — of any sort.
Low Carb Diet
A diet that minimizes carbohydrates — of any sort.
Ray Peat Diet
A diet that minimizes PUFA, goitrogens, fat, fiber, certain nutrients, starch, whole grains, muscle meats, vegetables, and gut irritants.
Vegetarian / Vegan Diets
A diet that minimizes either 1) animal meat or 2) all animal products.
A diet that minimizes all food — except red meat.
“The more processed, the worse for you.”
That’s the underlying premise for the whole foods diet.
If a food has been removed from its natural state, it must be harmful. Only minimal processing allowed.