Classification Essay On Dieting

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Dieting can be a very challenging and daunting task, especially when a person is trying to lose weight and get back into shape. Obviously, the right way is to diet and follow the diet step by step. Therefore, classifying dieting into three main categories: the Zone diet, the Vegan diet and, the Mediterranean diet.
Notably the Zone diet, a diet which helps control hormone balance in order for one to lose weight. The diet consists of forty percent carbohydrates, thirty percent protein and, thirty percent healthy fats. The Zone diet was created by Dr. Barry Sears, a biochemist, who states the key to weight loss is achieving proper hormone balance and keeping one’s blood sugar level stable. According to Dr. Sears, the elevated levels of insulin,
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As a result, Dr. Sears came out with the Zone diet which makes sure the insulin and other inflammation promoting hormones stay “in the zone”, that means neither too high nor too low; by eating foods at every meal in the right proportions. Each meal should contain forty percent carbohydrates, thirty percent protein, and thirty percent healthy fats. The only measuring tool one need are the hand and eye. When making dinner, for example, divide the plate into three equal sections. Put a low-fat protein such as chicken or fish in one section, which for most women equates to three ounces; four ounces for men. Then fill the other two sections with colorful carbs, fresh fruits or steamed vegetables. Top it off with a dash of a healthy fat like olive oil, fish oil, almonds, or avocado. The example shows the Zone diet being implemented. Accordingly the Mediterranean diet, helps reduces risks of diabetes, heart diseases and increases longevity …show more content…
A vegan does not eat anything that is of animal origin and vegans do not use animal based products for clothing nor for any other purposes. Vegans do not consume or use dairy products or eggs even though doing so would not kill the animal. One of the reasons why vegans do not consume or use dairy products or eggs is a belief in the absolute right of animals to exist freely without human interference, but also because many commercially-raised egg-laying chickens and dairy cows are slaughtered when the reproduction rate declines with age; this is even the case with free range animals. Livestock farming, vegans say, has a devastating effect on our planet. A vegan believes that producing food through animal farming is inefficient, because animal feed production takes up a lot of land, fertilizer, water, and other resources, resources that could be used for feeding humans. Eating animal fats and proteins has been shown in studies to raise a person 's risk of developing cancer, diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, heart disease, and a number of other illnesses and conditions. The fat and protein content of cow 's milk is very different from human milk, vegans go on to say that people are not designed for consuming cow 's milk. The Vegan diet is more of a way of life and doing what is ethical instead of following

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