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Top New Diet Trends for 2021

The concept of eating healthy and leading a fit life had taken over the world. While the end goal might be the same, everyone had a different plan set in motion. In this article, we will discuss the top new diet trends for 2021.

Immune System Support Diet

All the rage this year is the immune system support diet, one that apparently helps you combat Covid19. While Covid is still on the ride individuals all around the world are trying to lead a more healthy life. After the dietary guideline announcement from the World Health Organization, a new diet came to light. One that is packed with superfoods that can help boost your immune system in no time. 

The diet focuses on all things packed with Vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutrients. Such as grapefruits, broccoli, nuts, avocados, elderberries, green tea, eggs, garlic, and so on. Focusing on a smarter system the diet helps you pack various combinations that mix and match well with others. Focusing on a single goal, that is to help you boost your immune system.

Plant-Based Flexitarian Diet

With veganism out the window, the plant-powered diet is all the rage these days. The diet focuses on consuming 90% of plant-based foods on a daily basis. However, it does not exclude free-range chicken or grass-fed meat options. Focusing solely on consuming foods that are derived from plant sources. 

The diet plan commonly includes but is not limited to Pumpkin seeds, pea protein, hemp protein, almond protein, turmeric, reishi mushrooms, ashwagandha, and endless other plant-based options. It is widely believed that the diet is great for the plant as it leaves a smaller carbon footprint. 

Paleo-Inspired Whole Foods Diet

The Paleo-inspired whole foods diet plan has been around for a decade now and is still holding on strong. The plan suggests we start eating as cavemen did, which includes foods such as berries, fish, chicken, meat, nuts, and other foods that are considered hunter-gathered. Moreover, the diet encourages individuals to take on high proteins that are grass-fed or free-range. 

All the while eliminating food options that are related to grains, corn, wheat, sugar, and other processed foods. Think of it as taking a step back in time and cooking food over an open flame without using any condiments. 

Intermittent Fasting

The diet plan is designed to help you lose weight more naturally. For instance, rather than spilling your meal, you will not consume any food during most of the day. Breaking the habit of constantly snacking helps you limit the time and food you consume. 

Following a 16/8 method, it breaks up your day with a single rule. For instance, your eating period is 8 hours long. Meaning if you start eating at 1 pm you stop eating at 9 pm. For the remaining time of the day, you will fast, and only consume water, green tea, or coffee/tea with little to no milk addition. The plan is to help you build a routine that calls for a single meal per day. Once you have set a routine you will start losing weight and get back in shape. 

DASH Diet

A healthy conscious plan that was designed to help prevent high blood pressure and heart disease. Focusing mainly on your eating style, and how you can make changes to achieve better health. Bringing your sodium intake down to 2300 per day for beginners, and 1500mg for intensive dieters. Additionally, the diet is loaded with healthy choices such as whole grains, fish, nuts, poultry, vegetables, and fruits.