How Health and Fitness Advice Changed from 2010 to 2020
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Some New Year's resolutions stay the same every decade, like getting plenty of sleep, getting more exercise, eating better, etc.
As we enter the year 2020, some other New Year Resolutions are not what they were to millions of people trying to get to a better version of themselves.
Dietary guidelines changed drastically over the decade.
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Keto was developed as a clinical tool.
In 1911, doctors noticed that children with epilepsy stopped having seizures after 2 days of absolute fasting, when their bodies would have been forced into ketosis.
Scientists later noted that ketosis could be achieved through a low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diet without the risk of infection and mortality rates associated with absolute fasting
Most newcomers are drawn to keto for its potential weight loss benefits, and, while it remains a topic of debate among nutritional scientists, its proponents typically gloss over the unknowns.
The real driving force behind keto’s popularity is our myopic focus on weight as the sole determinant of health.
This myth is usually followed with “X makes you fat, not calories”. That X is usually a macronutrient such as carbs or fat. Sometimes it’s a chemical found in the foods.
The rationale behind this myth is the fact that when you eat, your energy expenditure goes up during digestion.
The problem with this myth is that the amount of extra calories you burn during digestion is directly correlated with the calories you consume. That means eating ten 200 Calorie meals increase the metabolism at the same rate as eating two 1,000 Calorie meals.
Although there are many potential health effects of diet sodas and artificial sweeteners, weight gain is not one of them. Your body can’t store fat out of nothing.
For some people, consuming certain beverages may trigger a craving for another food. If you know when you drink diet soda, you are going to crave some other food, avoid it.
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Several new studies are claiming that restricting our meals, and not eating post-afternoon, has some remarkable benefits.
Limiting our eating has produced miraculous results in these studies, where insulin levels of the body along with insulin resistance, dropped due to the semi-fasting.
Eating in your last meal of the day in the afternoon results in a 16 to 18 hour fast, which can significantly boost your health, according to research.
The tests also show that it is not hard to fast in the evening, and green tea, coffee etc. can help as a fasting aid.