To lose weight you should eat lesser quantities of whatever food you are already eating.
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Commonly spouted in many fitness forums and circles, this saying is not entirely true as you could be eating less and still be gaining weight despite moderate amounts of exercise. What important is not only how much you eat but also what you eat. Eating only two burgers a day will still have much less of an impact on weight loss and aggregate calories than eating a hearty meal with the right ingredients.
Which of these modern diets has an official network and includes point system?
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The weight watchers diet was founded by Jean Nidetch, a Brooklyn housewife in 1963 and she formed a network of friends to popularize the diet and slowly it evolved into an international company. This diet assigns points to food items. The high-fat and high-sugar foods have high points and high-protein foods have low points. No food is restricted and the participant aspires to gain lesser points from the point system.
A low-fat diet helps you lose weight faster.
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A low-fat diet is not really helpful in losing weight if you are also eating high-amount of carbohydrates. In fact, the body needs a certain amount of fat on a regular basis and avoiding it altogether can lead to more harm than good. Fat is not fattening per se and its connection with weight gain is contextual in nature.
Which of the following nutrients is lower in a vegetarian diet?
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Vegetarian diets do not include fish, meat, and egg which are rich sources of protein. Fruits, vegetables, grains, and milk carry very less amount of proteins. Thus, a vegetarian diet lacks protein to a high extent but it can be compensated with protein sources such as soyabean, nuts, and seeds.
Why is fruit juice not considered an exact replacement of raw fruits by dieticians?
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The extraction of fruit juice leads to filtration of fiber which is necessary for the body. It also leads to a hike in the natural sugar content which is further transformed into sucrose and thus, the juice becomes poorer in nutrition and benefits, as compared to its fruit form.