Meal Plan

What is the Keto Diet, and is it the same as the Atkins Diet?

The ketogenic diet, the Atkins diet and South Beach diet are all considered low carbohydrate meal plans (I’ll call them low carb meal plans in this blog), although there are some differences. Before we talk about the differences low carb meal plans, let’s look at the history of the low carb diet. A low carb diet was used initially to treat diabetes and epilepsy The first low carb diets were used in the 1800s for kids who developed type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes). Insulin was …

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What happened to the low fat diet that was so popular in the 1990s?

If you follow dieting trends, you probably haven’t heard much about the low fat diet since the 1990s. However, the low fat diet is still an effective meal plan for weight loss.  Let’s take a look at the history of the low fat diet so we can understand these trends. History of the origin of the low fat diet The American diet in general was high in fat in the 1950s to 1970s.  Heart disease was common, and there were eight U.S. Senators who died …

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My Top 3 Recipes for the Mediterranean Diet

In May, I am exploring the Mediterranean Diet at jenpennock.com.  So far this month, I have blogged about the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and how to follow the diet. This week, I’m going to share three of my favorite recipes for the Mediterranean Diet.  Next week I will put it all together for you with a detailed one week meal plan to follow including links to more recipes. When you follow the Mediterranean diet, you will be eating a lot of vegetables, at …

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