A short and fun dictionary to understand quickly the different types of diet.
In Paz By Nature, we are not supporting one type of diet that suitable for everyone.
Each diet includes benefits and disadvantages, we will always recommend making sure that in your diet you are getting all the Macronutrients and Micronutrients that are essential for a healthy life.
You can eat anything we could hunt or gather way back in the day, like “cavemen“– things like meats, fish, nuts, leafy greens, regional veggies, and seeds.
Avoid processed dairy or cereal products.
The ketogenic diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet. Reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat.
The body converts fat into “Ketones” for energy.
A gluten–free diet is a diet that excludes the protein gluten. Gluten is found in grains such as wheat, barley, rye.
Coeliac disease and/or dermatitis herpetiformis means to avoid gluten for life. The gluten-free diet is the only treatment for these conditions. On the gluten-free diet, you can eat many foods including meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, rice and potatoes.
When one’s stomach doesn’t cope well with sugars in the milk.
Lactose intolerance is when the body can’t digest the lactose found in dairy products properly, causing symptoms like bloating and diarrhoea
Sheep’s milk products are low in lactose.
A vegan diet contains only plants (such as vegetables, grains, nuts and fruits) and foods made from plants. Vegans do not eat foods that come from animals, including dairy products and eggs.
Beegan– vegan diet that allows also honey products.
A diet that includes grains, pulses, legumes, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits, fungi, algae, yeast, dairy products, honey, eggs.
Lacto vegetarian diet-
A pescatarian diet is typically a vegetarian diet that includes fish.
Vegetables, grains and pulses along with fish and other seafood, but generally excludes meat and sometimes dairy.
The general rule is that your diet should consist of at least 55-75% raw fruits. It’s considered a subset of raw veganism.
there’s no definitive description of a fruitarian diet.
Fruit-based diets can be very restrictive and can cause several problems, adopting a fruitarian diet is not safe as a long term dietary strategy.
A plant-based diet that doesn’t involve cutting any food group.
The semi-vegetarian flexitarian diet focuses on healthy plant proteins, minimally processed plant-based foods but encourages meat and animal products in moderation.
A lifestyle that excludes red meat, and includes eating chicken, fish, dairy products and eggs.
The diet attempts to balance the Chinese philosophical concept- yin and yang elements of food and cookware. Major principles of macrobiotic diets are to reduce animal products, eat locally grown foods that are in season, and consume meals in moderation.
My name is Pazit, I’m a registered Naturopath N.D. , MNNA (a member of the Naturopathic Nutrition Association), Herbalist, Aromatherapist and Bach Flower remedies therapist based in London.
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