Celebrity Diets We’d Never Try

Loading Slideshow Gwyneth Paltrow Gwyneth Paltrow is one of the most outspoken celebrities when it comes to diet and health, making sure her children are living a lifestyle just as healthy as her own. She used to stick to a macrobiotic diet, eating only 100 percent natural foods that haven’t been processed at all. She wouldn’t eat meat, eggs, fish, or dairy, surviving solely on fruit, veg, whole grains, cereals, seeds and algae. She’s since broadened her horizons a bit. Jennifer Aniston Jennifer Aniston swears by a glass of freshly squeezed lemon juice every morning, claiming it removes fat and waste. Her detoxed lifestyle also contributes to her health, as she has cut out alcohol, cigarettes and caffeine. Victoria Beckham The svelte mama turned to the Five Hands Diet after Harper Seven was born, which entails eating only five handfuls of energy- and protein-rich food per day. She’s like a baby bird! Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie never shies away from adventure, and this applies to her eating habits as well. While visiting Cambodia, she tried all sorts of insects, naming cockroaches as her favorite kind.

Vegan Diets a Bad Idea?

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/consultations/food_en.htm The LiveWell study also highlights the need for policy to have some real teeth. The systems of self-regulation that are often favoured by governments and industry simply have not worked. A combination of legislation with appropriate penalties and the application of appropriate taxation policies are needed to give companies the necessary incentives for taking socially and environmentally beneficial decisions. Business and industry need to accept its role in developing sustainable diets. Not only do they have a duty to offer sustainable products to consumers but they also need to use their marketing might to create a market for such products. We all know how powerful big brands can influence and create market demand. Just look at the likes of Coca Cola or McDonalds who have had such a profound effect on what we eat and drink.

Healthy and green diets go hand in hand

This is the reason why 92% of vegans are deficient in B12. Vegans are also deficient in animal protein, which is a good source of amino acids important for bone health and muscle mass. This can have negative effects on body composition. There are also studies showing veganshave insufficient creatine that helps form the energy reservoir in cells,which may causeharmful effects on brain and muscle function. Carnosine, only found in animal foods, can protect humans against various degenerative processes and protect against aging. The most active form of Omega-3 fatty acids is found in animal foods, and those found in plants is inefficiently converted in the body. Vegans and vegetarians also have much lower testosterone levels than their meat-eating counterparts.

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