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Where this is the case, it is noted in that diet's entry. Retrieved 28 December Retrieved 14 February Retrieved 29 October Examples include restricting food consumption to foods without colorings or preservatives, taking supplements, or drinking large amounts of water.

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Not all diets are considered healthy. Some people follow unhealthy diets through habit, rather than through a conscious choice to eat unhealthily. Terms applied to such eating habits include "junk food diet" and "Western diet". Many diets are considered by clinicians to pose significant health risks and minimal long-term benefit.

This is particularly true of "crash" or "fad" diets—short-term, weight-loss plans that involve drastic changes to a person's normal eating habits. A vegetarian diet is one which excludes meat. Vegetarians also avoid food containing by-products of animal slaughter , such as animal-derived rennet and gelatin.

A desire to lose weight is a common motivation to change dietary habits, as is a desire to maintain an existing weight. Many weight loss diets are considered by some to entail varying degrees of health risk, and some are not widely considered to be effective.

This is especially true of "crash" or "fad" diets. Many of the diets listed below could fall into more than one subcategory. Where this is the case, it is noted in that diet's entry. A very low calorie diet is consuming fewer than calories per day. Such diets are normally followed under the supervision of a doctor. Crash diet and fad diet are general terms.

They describe diet plans which involve making extreme, rapid changes to food consumption, but are also used as disparaging terms for common eating habits which are considered unhealthy. Both types of diet are often considered to pose health risks. Where this is the case, it will be noted in that diet's entry. Detox diets involve either not consuming or attempting to flush out substances that are considered unhelpful or harmful.

Examples include restricting food consumption to foods without colorings or preservatives, taking supplements, or drinking large amounts of water. The latter practice in particular has drawn criticism, as drinking significantly more water than recommended levels can cause hyponatremia. Some people's dietary choices are influenced by their religious, spiritual or philosophical beliefs. People's dietary choices are sometimes affected by intolerance or allergy to certain types of food.

There are also dietary patterns that might be recommended, prescribed or administered by medical professionals for people with specific medical needs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dieting is the practice of attempting to achieve or maintain a certain weight through diet.

Not all diets are considered healthy. Some people follow unhealthy diets through habit, rather than through a conscious choice to eat unhealthily. Terms applied to such eating habits include "junk food diet" and "Western diet". Many diets are considered by clinicians to pose significant health risks and minimal long-term benefit. This is particularly true of "crash" or "fad" diets—short-term, weight-loss plans that involve drastic changes to a person's normal eating habits.

A vegetarian diet is one which excludes meat. Vegetarians also avoid food containing by-products of animal slaughter , such as animal-derived rennet and gelatin. A desire to lose weight is a common motivation to change dietary habits, as is a desire to maintain an existing weight. Many weight loss diets are considered by some to entail varying degrees of health risk, and some are not widely considered to be effective. This is especially true of "crash" or "fad" diets. Many of the diets listed below could fall into more than one subcategory.

Where this is the case, it is noted in that diet's entry. A very low calorie diet is consuming fewer than calories per day. Such diets are normally followed under the supervision of a doctor. Crash diet and fad diet are general terms. They describe diet plans which involve making extreme, rapid changes to food consumption, but are also used as disparaging terms for common eating habits which are considered unhealthy.

Both types of diet are often considered to pose health risks. Where this is the case, it will be noted in that diet's entry. Detox diets involve either not consuming or attempting to flush out substances that are considered unhelpful or harmful.

Examples include restricting food consumption to foods without colorings or preservatives, taking supplements, or drinking large amounts of water. The latter practice in particular has drawn criticism, as drinking significantly more water than recommended levels can cause hyponatremia. Some people's dietary choices are influenced by their religious, spiritual or philosophical beliefs. People's dietary choices are sometimes affected by intolerance or allergy to certain types of food.

There are also dietary patterns that might be recommended, prescribed or administered by medical professionals for people with specific medical needs. Not all diets are considered healthy. Some people follow unhealthy diets through habit, rather than through a conscious choice to eat unhealthily. Terms applied to such eating habits include "junk food diet" and "Western diet".

Many diets are considered by clinicians to pose significant health risks and minimal long-term benefit. This is particularly true of "crash" or "fad" diets—short-term, weight-loss plans that involve drastic changes to a person's normal eating habits.

A vegetarian diet is one which excludes meat. Vegetarians also avoid food containing by-products of animal slaughter , such as animal-derived rennet and gelatin.

A desire to lose weight is a common motivation to change dietary habits, as is a desire to maintain an existing weight. Many weight loss diets are considered by some to entail varying degrees of health risk, and some are not widely considered to be effective. This is especially true of "crash" or "fad" diets.

Many of the diets listed below could fall into more than one subcategory. Where this is the case, it is noted in that diet's entry. A very low calorie diet is consuming fewer than calories per day. Such diets are normally followed under the supervision of a doctor. Crash diet and fad diet are general terms. They describe diet plans which involve making extreme, rapid changes to food consumption, but are also used as disparaging terms for common eating habits which are considered unhealthy.

Both types of diet are often considered to pose health risks. Where this is the case, it will be noted in that diet's entry. Detox diets involve either not consuming or attempting to flush out substances that are considered unhelpful or harmful. Examples include restricting food consumption to foods without colorings or preservatives, taking supplements, or drinking large amounts of water. The latter practice in particular has drawn criticism, as drinking significantly more water than recommended levels can cause hyponatremia.

Some people's dietary choices are influenced by their religious, spiritual or philosophical beliefs. People's dietary choices are sometimes affected by intolerance or allergy to certain types of food. There are also dietary patterns that might be recommended, prescribed or administered by medical professionals for people with specific medical needs.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.