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The most popular diets of last year

Every year, there are so many new diets and nutririon tips to help you lose some extra weight. The offer is tremendous and what does and does not work? We sum up the most popular diets of 2016 for you and help you right away with some products from our Damhert assortment.

 

The D.A.S.H. diet

The ‘Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension’ diet is based on a method to lower your blood pressure. The main objective is to reduce salt intake, the products of the Damhert Low Salt range are extremely useful for this diet. Moreover, it is intended to consume fibre cereal (hint: buy the fibre-rich products of the Fibre Fit assortment), plenty of fruit and vegetables, low-fat dairy products and little sugar. Thereby Tagatesse can help you, you won’t miss the sweet taste of sugar but still avoid the disadvantages of refined sugar.

Cereals are high in carbohydrates and fibre and provide enough energy throughout the day. You will not be hungry and cravings to snack will diminish. Because the D.A.S.H. diet promotes healthy and balanced nutrition, it has been voted the best diet according to nutrition experts, several years in a row now.

 

The paleo diet

This diet follows the diet of our ancestors, which means no processed, but only natural products. Therefore added sugars, cereals, legumes, dairy products, potatoes and alcohol are out of question. A trick to know what you can eat: "if it moves or you can eat it raw, it's probably paleo-proof”. For example meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds. The Raw Food and Biofood nuts and seeds are perfect for people who follow the paleo diet.

The paleo diet is a very strict and limited diet and can be difficult to sustain. That’s why it is suggested to add some legumes and dairy occasionally . Or replace the classic refined sugar by Tagatesse.

 

The 17days diet

This diet follows four cycles of seventeen days in which carbohydrates are avoided as much as possible. The staple foods are protein, meat, fish and vegetables. These are also the only authorized products in the first cycle. The protein-rich Spirulina and burgers fit perfectly into this diet. In the second period, legumes and potatoes are added. In the next period, also pasta and one alcoholic drink per day are allowed. The last period will last for the rest of your life, that means that you follow the low carbohydrate diet strictly throughout the week, but in the weekend you can eat whatever you want.

 

A high protein diet

The biggest advantage of a high protein diet is that you will not be hungry. The purpose is to avoid carbohydrates and to include as much as possible proteins. Protein-rich foods are in fact difficult to digest, which requires extra energy of your body. In this way, fat reserves are adressed and you can lose weight in a healthy way without breaking down your muscles. The Slim weightloss program of Damhert is such a high protein diet. The meal recplacement shakes and bars contain many proteins and are ideal meal substitutes. Combine with the protein-rich Spirulina and burgers for a diversified diet.

The most popular diets of last year

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