New fad diet requires intermittent fasting
Is craze really safe, healthy?
- Duration 4:31
- Date Mar 7, 2013
Is craze really safe, healthy?
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New diet that's already hit a big hit in England and is getting a lot of attention here in the United States is called the fast diet or the five to diet whatever you want to call like and three point com that is because you get to eat whatever you want for five days during the week.
And then you have to fast by eating just a fraction of what you normally do the other two days.
The facts and that was just released in our country this -- the Doctor Who wrote it claims that it really -- helped him out.
How to lose more than twenty pounds the big question is is it safe.
I Carrie Dotson is a nutritionist dietitian and author avenue U and improved diet -- rules to lose weight and change your life for our Burton also -- best doctor -- -- -- Is a pediatrician talent -- specialist on the show the biggest -- And author herself.
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Eat right so -- there's a lot of books in the market -- like about half -- apple I'd eat right the big question is.
Does this actually work -- is it safe.
The person and that developed it says there's a reason why it works stock and that is that basically it turns off your fat -- mechanisms.
And allows you to bring that easily because you -- two days -- weeks is that is that a lot of the healthiest thing we should try.
It's definitely not what I would consider healthy I think -- It's in the exact opposite of what I try to teach I want to teach healthy eating habits that are sustainable for life.
To fast two days a week.
That's not normal eating and then I have a feeling people are gonna -- the other five days.
So I don't think it's gonna work and if it does work it's certainly not going to be a long term way to -- So Gary has got about what you know when your fats eating no food for two days and it's actually very low calorie consumption like 50600 calories if your woman says that does that change things at all.
It doesn't really change anything because as doctor -- just said.
It's not a long term solution you're still dramatically cutting calories 500 for women 600 for -- On those two days a week and then on the other five days.
Eating what ever you want is obviously not teaching along tourniquet healthy handsome looking for a short term solution how could fit I think -- that are -- short term solution -- Intermittent fasting some studies have shown that it can work but just look at something helps you lose weight does not mean -- and it's healthy.
Or beat that it's going to help for the long haul and I also think that it -- to set up a lot of you know -- eating.
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-- that's something Smart to you know I really like moderation in general on my program everyone has two red light foods to use the week so there's no deprivation you can eat a piece of cake but.
You're going to limit -- to twice a week so we don't cut things out completely but to have an entire day to Gord.
It's not healthy.
I really would rather people eat healthy foods and healthy portions.
And learn how to keep it off and keep laid off in the long run editing and I'll do that and we -- have a -- problem right in the pantry and Otellini at the problem -- fad diets you know people like to pray at lost twenty pounds and he's featured in the month and a half later and -- there top ten pounds from where they started.
Said they think it where they lost twenty pounds that they be gained thirty acting memoir in my opinion -- but it went.
That your experience Carrie at that as a nutritionist -- deals -- folks that wanna try different diets.
Is trying something new like a fat diet as a mechanic kick start you know it's eating better if they could that be part of a strategy I do believe in kick starting a diet plan.
One thing is even just it was a little bit of water week to -- -- extremely structured for a few days in all of my books I actually -- a four -- clans but it's all based on real food and -- I say there's.
He can be good again to sort of -- you jump start to me teaching motivated to incorporate some good habits but.
Those four days -- those couple days that quick fix should incorporate good healthy habits like I say I used real foods you eat consistently throughout the day.
So sort of the framework for the long term plan it's not some crazy thing like starting a couple days and they need whatever you want on the other day -- socket and I didn't like The Beatles -- -- -- -- it's a -- -- Atlanta and going to be the next big thing it seems like what you're a little questionable.
Now that's very that's I'm down I don't see -- viewers think about that they give to me as -- all of you are in sweater -- -- -- back -- they have like some more information which is.
No especially -- my diet and what's right.
Now have a lot of questions at -- Jack thank you carry great to see about yeah yeah John.