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

Bestselling diet books June 2014 – USA – smoothies, gluten-free; UK – intermittent fasting, low sugar

In the USA, 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse (raw green leafy vegetables in smoothies, high liquid cleanse) has had a boost in popularity and risen back to the top of the charts. Gluten-free Grain Brain, Wheat Belly, and Against All Grain remain popular along with paleo recipe books. In the UK, The Fast Diet (intermittent fasting) […]

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The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet by Mark Hyman (2014): Food list

The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet (2014) is an unprocessed, low-carb detox diet. Preparation phase: Come off caffeine, alcohol, sweetened beverages, and processed foods. 10-day detox: Eat unprocessed foods, no gluten, grains, dairy, or beans (basically a paleo diet). Transition phase: 3 alternative ways to transition out of the detox. Plan for life: unprocessed, […]

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Bestselling diet books May 2014 – USA – gluten-free, detox; UK – intermittent fasting, no sugar

In the USA, gluten-free Grain Brain has headed back to the top of the charts, and other gluten-free diet books remain popular, including Against All Grain and The How Can IT Be Gluten Free Cookbook. Paleo diets (including It Starts with Food and The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet) are also popular, and they […]

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Organic trending down, Diet is a dirty word – news to May 11, 2014

What’s in the news about food choices More people shop for ‘non-GMO’ than ‘organic’ Diet is becoming a dirty word, consumers prefer health and wellness Dieters are ditching low-calorie products for ‘more filling’ versions Fruit and veggies will become easier to get – New farm bill encourages fruit & vegetables, local, organic farming, and the food […]

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10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse by JJ Smith (2014): Food list

10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse (2014) is a 10-day detox/cleanse made up of green leafy veggies, fruit, and water. 10-day cleanse – either full (green smoothies and light snacks) or modified (green smoothies and snacks and a non-smoothie meal a day). Continuing to lose weight / lifetime diet – unprocessed, lots of produce, healthy fats, low […]

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The Doctor’s Diet by Dr. Travis Stork (2014): Food list

The Doctor’s Diet (2014) is an unprocessed, moderate-portion diet in 3 stages. Low in sugar, simple carbohydrates, unhealthy fats, and sodium. Moderate amounts of lean protein, healthy fats, and whole grains. Generous amounts of fiber-rich vegetables, legumes, and fruits. Real foods, not processed foods. Meal Plan Equations for each phase, allowing for flexibility in eating […]

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The Belly Fat Diet by John Chatham (2012): Food list

The Belly Fat Diet (2012) is a diet designed to reduce belly fat. Eat frequently, and include a protein or high-fiber food in every meal and snack. Don’t overeat – eat until you are satisfied, not stuffed. Low-fat protein, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, and oils. Limited whole grains, sweet treats, and beef. Cheat once a […]

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Bestselling diet books April 2014 – USA – low fat, low carb; UK – intermittent fasting

In the USA, The Doctor’s Diet by Travis Stork of The Doctors, has risen in the charts again. As spring arrives, so do detox/cleansing books – The 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse has replaced The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet as the most popular detox book. The Hungry Girl diet, by Lisa Lillien of Hungry […]

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The Body Book by Cameron Diaz (2014): Food list

The Body Book (2014) is a whole-body book that covers eating, exercise, and believing that your body is beautiful. Eat whole, unprocessed foods. Protein throughout the day, whole carbs, unsaturated fats, veggies and fruits. Drink lots of water. Avoid fast foods, processed foods, added sugars, saturated/trans-fats. Below is a description of the food recommendations in […]

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Bestselling diet books February 2014 – USA – unprocessed; UK – low fat and sugar

In the USA the about-to-be released Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet, designed to break your food addictions, is topping the charts. Super Shred by Dr. Ian Smith has been selling well for a few months- it’s a very rapid weight loss diet, unusual as most current diets ask for a more steady approach. In […]

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