Later, audiences are presented with many varied diet to gain weight. Starting from the low-carb diet, low in protein or fat diet, water diet to diet only eat certain fruits. However, such a diet is actually effective results?
Based on the study of Israel, it was found that the Mediterranean diet is a diet that is relatively the most effective and can be used long term.
Mediterranean diet, as quoted from detikhealth, a diet that recommends eating fruits, vegetables, fish, whole grains, nuts and healthy fats such as olive oil. Diet is also dominated by low-sugar foods and low in saturated fats such as butter, including less meat.
The conclusion came after the researchers examined the number of participants who were asked to undergo one of the three methods of weight loss diet that is low in calories and fat, Mediterranean and low-carbohydrate diet, and a low-carb diet without calorie restriction. Participants consisted of 86 percent of the male sex are most likely to become obese.
Within two years, 85 percent of participants were still running the diet program. In fact, participants who perform the Mediterranean and low-carbohydrate diet lost weight more than the low-fat dieters, although other dieters also lost weight.
However, when the study ended about four years later, the participants were still consistent with the diet program is only 67 percent. 11 percent have changed the type of diet while 22 percent of participants actually stop dieting altogether.
In detail, participants who lost weight most are participants who use and low-carbohydrate Mediterranean diet for six years. The drop is reached 2-3 kg, with levels of cholesterol also showed significant improvement.
“Our findings suggest that dieters Mediterranean and low-carbohydrate diets have an impact on cholesterol levels better than other dieters, including less weight gain it back,” said researcher Dan Schwarzfuchs, MD of the Negev Nuclear Research Center in Dimona, Israel .
“So when a person needs to change his lifestyle, I was trying to adjust their personal preferences with the Mediterranean diet or a low-carbohydrate diet,” he added as quoted by WebMD.