Men's Health

PLAN for SMARTER EATING

that the word contains the word That’s what you want to do—keel over—after your third week on whichever highly restrictive diet nutrition advisor Chris Mohr, Ph.D., R.D. “It used to be ‘Is going on a diet a good idea?’” You’d think that with the increased exposure of fad diets, at least one would stick. But in 2017, Australian researchers reviewed 25 weight-loss programs and found that they “frequently fail to produce modest but clinically meaningful weight loss, with high rates of attrition.” Translation: Diets often backfire after a few months. Look, the best diet isn’t sexy. It doesn’t have celebrity endorsements. There’s no marketing strategy. The best diet is one that is based on the inclusion of healthful foods—not the exclusion of food groups—and will last you far longer than whatever Atkins, Zone, Whole30, paleo, Mesozoic, Bulletproof, or keto plan is hot. You need a plan that’s going to suit you for life. Here’s that plan.

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Men's Health

Men's Health2 min read
Can You Actually “Reverse” Wrinkles?
It’s basically vitamin A, which the body utilizes in different ways, says New York City dermatologist Dan Belkin, M.D. “The eyes use it for vision; the skin uses it to regulate regeneration.” The life cycle of our skin cells is short, around 28 days.
Men's Health14 min read
Doctor C and the Secret Shame
FOR YEARS, WHENEVER Alan Ash would take off his shirt in his own home, he’d first make sure the blinds were closed. If they weren’t completely shut—if even a sliver of light could creep into the house—he’d tug them down the rest of the way. Alan, who
Men's Health3 min readFood & Wine
Lose Weight Now!
Iťs10:30am on Monday and the ItÕs temptations are everywhere. How do I stop myself? I have several sweet, bad things showing-up at my desk. I could give into the temptation at any second. Lunches usually mean me just staring and wanting to devour jus