The Okinawan diet

The Okinawan diet
It's high on carbohydrates, low in protein and in calories. 

Okinawans eat an abundance of green and yellow vegetables – such as the bitter melon – and various soy products. Although they do eat pork, fish and other meats, these are typically a small component of their overall consumption, which is mostly plant-based foods.

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300% more centerians in Okinawa
68 per 100,000 people. 

It’s not that they live long lives, but also healthy lives too, which lead to the proposal that their diet has something to do with it.

The Okinawan Ratio
The optimum ratio is 10 parts carb to one part protein (10:1) and is found in the Okinawan diet.

It is quite the opposite of current popular diets that advocate a high protein, low carb diet. We belive carbs are bad, but Okinawa diet is providing counter evidence.

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The Fast 800 Diet
  • Developed by Dr. Michael Mosley
  • The diet claims to potentially cut the risk type two diabetes, heart disease, and cancer
  • There are two stages to this diet. Stage 1 requires the person to undergo a very low-calorie diet (VLCD) of 800 calories per day. Stage 2 then involves the progression of the daily 800 calories from 7 days a week to only twice a week, and the remaining 5 days they will be on the Mediterranean diet.

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