The diet of the general population in many western countries shows that they are often deficient in many nutrients, especially essential vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids.
As studies show The western-style diet may be contributing to depression as people make poor food choices. Rather than depression contributing to poor food choices (I.e. The food came before the depression)
Studies have shown traditional diets like the Mediterranean diet and the Traditional Japanese diet give you a 25-35% less chance of having depression compared with The Traditional Western Diet.
The traditional Japanese and Mediterranean diets tend to be high in vegetables, fruits, unprocessed grains, and seafood, and to contain only modest amounts of lean meats and dairy.
They are also void of processed and refined foods and sugars, which are staples of the “Western” dietary pattern.
A study on the Mediterranean diet showed improvements in major depression by 35%.
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When the majority of people go on a diet they say they want to lose weight whilst pointing to the areas of their body with excessive fat… Or you get that person who has a frustratingly good figure yet they constantly saying they need to lose weight and you just wanna punch them in the face…
Both these people in the scenarios will go on a diet and lose weight and still will not be happy when they look in the mirror after the weight loss…
Playing the weight loss gain the only thing you people care about is the numbers on the scale.
However that weight loss could come from anywhere Water, Muscle tissue not specifically fat and the very next day or even after a cup or 2 of water they could be very disappointed when that weight has come back…
When You Lose weight, You lose it from both Fat and Muscle and Its Muscle that gives us the ‘Toned’ Look many people are after. Instead of that mushy pear look that we gain after weight loss.
Weight loss also triggers the metabolism to react and slow down whilst signalling hunger hormones such as ghrelin to increase this is known as Adaptive Thermogenesis… And basically, you are going to be hungry wit excessive cravings whilst having to cut even more calories to keep losing weight.
And also when you give in to the hunger which eventually you will your metabolic rate is a lot lower so you are going to experience rapid weight gain…
Basically, Weight loss Sucks…
Fat loss on the other hand is where we preserve as much lean muscle as possible whilst losing body fat.. Giving you the desired lean/toned look you’re after.
Not only do you look more toned but the more lean tissue you have the higher your metabolic rate will be (meaning you get to eat more without fat gain)
The only problem with fat loss is that many people think the diet isn’t working because the numbers on the scale aren’t going down so they give up or take drastic measures. Despite them looking and feeling better. The reason the numbers on the scale don’t drop as much is that your preserving muscle (This is a good thing.)