Every year is filled with diet fads and this year was no different. Some were calorie limited, high fat and low carb, but here are the top four popular diets of 2018, according to Google.
It’s no surprise keto is the most searched diet of 2018 as this high fat, moderate protein, low carb diet has such a huge following. The goal of the diet is to get your body to a state of ketosis, where you burn fat for energy rather than carbs, which leads to weight loss. Those on a Keto tend to eat foods like bacon, avocados and cheese and remove foods such as bread, potatoes and bananas from their diet.
This diet itself is just intermittent fasting with a bit of a twist. You stick to time-restricted fasting, meaning you eat only during a certain time window each day and fast the rest. The diet also has three different phases that specify how long you should fast and what you should eat.
The Noom app is a fitness and weight-loss app that guides users through both the mental and physical challenge of losing weight. The app not only tells you what you should eat and how much you should exercise, as well as educating you on the reasoning behind healthy practices.
This diet is based on the traditional foods consumed in Mediterranean countries. Lots of fruits, veggies, fish, whole grains and healthy fats are part of this diet. Eating fresh, non-starchy produce followed by whole grains, nuts and legumes, fish and healthy fats.