Unfortunately many of today’s popular diets imply hidden risks for your health. One talks too little about the side effects and this is a reason why their risks are not fully known. Below you will see some of the less known risks of dieting.
May it treat about the Atkins diet, the South Beach diet or no carb diet the TV commercials and the libraries are full of books that promise you an iron clad health and a perfect look.
1. The diet without or with low content of carbs
What everyone knows about it is that by eating a lower quantity of carbs or none at all, one will easily lose the weight one so much hopes for, almost effortless. Anyhow, the person in questions loses one thing from the mind – the low-carb or no-carb diet implies almost always high doses of proteins. Despite this may prove to be a good thing in some situations – such as those of people practicing sports, they generally have a high content of fats.
Their accent is on pork and beef, fish, nuts and peanuts, or dairy products that mainly grow the fats dose from the organism, which postpones the main objective – that of losing weight. What one should do in order that this diet has some results is that one should make physical effort in parallel with the diet.
2. High risk of heart diseases – due to the high level of proteins
The specialists state that the diets that have a high level of proteins have as well high risks of heart diseases.
This is because they are usually rich in animal proteins, cholesterol and saturated fats. The concentration of bad cholesterol from the organism increases alarmingly, which leads to the main cause of heart diseases – the narrowed arteries. This is a reason why you should vary the type of proteins you consume – animal and as well vegetable.
3. Deficit of vitamins and minerals
The people that prefer fad diets – such as those that avoid some group of food, like carbs – tend to have big deficiencies in certain important food for your body, such as fibers, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Some of the diets that expose you to this are the diet with cabbage or the diet with grapefruit.
4. Excess of food from certain food groups
Some of the diets recommend the consumption of certain food in excessive style. This thing contradicts the warnings and the indications from the food field and they can lead to serious illnesses and lacks.
5. The Zone diet
This diet encourages the idea according to which the carbs cause too much insulin and this leads to high accumulation of fats. In reality keeping the Zone diet and the advice that the proteins stay at 30% of the calories you offer to your body, exposes one to a high risk. This can lead to obesity and often the obesity leads to diabetes.
6. The Atkins diet
This seems to be one of the most popular diets nowadays. However this has some risks as well. One should know that all the weight one loses while keeping the diet, may be possible to be gained again, after giving up at the diet.
The zero carbs’ lifestyle that promotes this diet is hard for your liver. It is forced to produce glucose. This will make your liver be drained with effort and kills your protein level to keep up with the diet. Once you return to your normal lifestyle, the protein layer will be remade and the weight will come back, exactly where it used to be.
7. The Weight Watchers
The Weight Watchers concentrates on a points system and advises the food is good or bad according to the points it has. This gradually reduces the calories and one can arrive at up to 1000 calories per day. This is a too low level from which one cannot obtain the necessary nutrients for your body.
8. Mario Dipasquale diet
This diet will expose your organism to osteoporosis. A high protein level diet may lead to a lack of calcium in your body, which can affect your bones and eventually lead to osteoporosis.
9. The vegetable diet
A diet that is mainly based on vegetables can lead to terrible cramps. The problem is that a normal lifestyle does not contain so many fruits and vegetables. This is why, all of a sudden this much will be too much for your body. Moreover, the cabbage and all the other vegetables that are related to it, increase the intestinal gases.
10. Gases in excess
Any of the food supplements block the starch from your body and create gases. This is an unpleasant situation for everyone as one may feel very uncomfortable due to this.