Chewfo tracks dietary trends

  • Diets and healthy eating – what’s trending, foods to eat and avoid for each diet
  • Trends in food choices – what’s in the news, trends in new diets

Effortless Healing by Dr. Joseph Mercola (2015): Food list

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Effortless Healing (2015) is a low-starch, unprocessed diet. Minimal to no consumption of grains and sugars, including complex carbs. Consume fruit in moderation – limit fructose. Eat raw organic vegetables, healthful fats, and grass-fed/pastured organic proteins; drink plenty of water. Intermittent fasting – eat in an 8-10 hour period each day Below on this page […]

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Bestselling diet books February 2015 – USA – low carb, liquid cleanse; UK – sugar-free, gluten-free

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In the USA, the not-yet-released Effortless Healing and the resurging 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse have been among the most popular books for some weeks; The Food Babe Way (detox) and The Zero Belly Diet (whole foods, free-from) have also been selling well but their popularity is starting to dip. Cookbooks related to dieting/healthy eating are […]

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The Food Babe Way by Vani Hari (2015): Food list

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The Food Babe Way (2015) is a 21-day program to remove toxic chemicals from your diet to improve your health and lose weight. Eat real organic foods, mostly raw, and limit animal proteins. Start every day with warm lemon water and a green drink. Avoid foods containing chemicals, fast food, sugar, and white flour; limit […]

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Bestselling diet books January 2015 – USA – whole foods, detox; UK – sugar-free, gluten-free

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In the USA, The Zero Belly Diet (whole foods, free-from) has surged to the top of the charts, overtaking The 20/20 Diet by Dr. Phil, which was the bestselling book at the beginning of the month before the book was actually released. The Food Babe Way (detox) hasn’t yet been released but it’s selling well […]

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The 20/20 Diet by Dr. Phil McGraw (2015): Food list

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The 20/20 Diet (2015) is a cycling diet with 3 phases per 30-day cycle. Focus on 20 power foods to boost metabolism and make you feel full. Eat 4 times a day, with protein, produce (vegetables or fruits), fat, and starch (carbs) with each meal. Phase 1 only 20/20 foods; phase 2 introduce a few […]

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New Year’s resolution 2015 – lose weight – most popular diets USA

New Year's Resolution - lose weight, get healthy

As New Year rolls around again and we look at the results of overindulging in the holidays, a lot of people are thinking about ways to lose weight. Here are the popular diets being considered by many (taken from Amazon bestsellers list), including overall trends, new diets, and old favorites.

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Zero Belly Diet by David Zinczenko (2014): Food list

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Zero Belly Diet (2014) is a weight-loss diet which focuses on how to remove visceral fat from the belly area. 7-day cleanse and lifetime eating guidelines. Eat mostly plant-based foods during the day (except eggs for breakfast). Eat vegetables, fruits, lean protein, healthy fats, nuts and seeds, legumes. Three meals plus smoothie plus optional snack […]

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Bestselling diet and healthy eating books, 2014 – USA and UK

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Which diet books were bestsellers in 2014? We looked at how they did in the bestseller lists over the year – how many weeks they were on the lists and how high they were on the lists. USA  |  UK USA bestselling diet books 2014 #1 – Grain Brain  |  #2 – 10-Day Green Smoothie […]

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Bestselling diet books December 2014 – USA – vegan, low calorie, paleo; UK – free-from, vegetarian

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In the USA at the end of December, there isn’t yet the rush for diets that usually starts before January. Vegan cookbook Thug Kitchen and low-calorie The Skinnytaste Cookbook continue to be best-sellers, even after the end of the holiday gift-giving period. Paleo elimination diet book It Starts with Food has jumped back up the […]

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The Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey (2014): Food list

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The Bulletproof Diet (2014) is an anti-toxin diet which encourages you to find out and avoid your food sensitivities. Drink “Bulletproof Coffee” for breakfast every day – very-low-toxin coffee with grass-fed butter and MCT oil; limit other meals for intermittent fasting. Eat lots of vegetables, approved fats, some grass-fed protein, a little starch/fruit. Avoid sugar, […]

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