What Is the Dr. Oz Diet?

Friday, 19 Nov 2010 11:37 AM

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Disease prevention and overall health is the main goal of the Dr. Oz diet. The popular Dr. Oz 90-day diet is also largely based on the following key health factors:
 
Waist circumference: Overall health in the Dr. Oz diet regime places emphasis on waist circumference. The ideal waist circumference, according to Dr. Oz, should be around 35 inches for a 30-year-old male and around 32 inches for a 30-year-old female. The waist is given such importance in the Dr. Oz diet regime because it is primarily the waist and abdomen area that gathers and accumulates extra fat. These extra fat deposits could lead to severe and drastic health repercussions such as stroke, diabetes, and heart diseases.
 
Against fad diets: The Dr. Oz diet actively promotes nutrition, fitness, healthy lifestyle habits, and a healthy mind. The Dr. Oz diet is certainly not for those who want to lose weight overnight. Instead of concentrating on any sort of drastic weight loss, the Dr. Oz diet aims to nurture one’s body so it can perform at its optimal capacity.
 
Diet and fitness tips: The key strategies on which the Dr. Oz diet is based include regular measurement of waist circumference and a daily 30-minute walk. Diet and fitness tips also include restocking the kitchen with fresh and healthy foods. What’s more, the Dr. Oz diet asserts that a decrease of 100 calories a day will result in a reduction of a pound of body weight in a month. 
 
Eating tips: The Dr. Oz diet suggests reduction in meal plate size and reduced food intake. Other tips and strategies include eating nine handfuls of fruit and one ounce of nuts a day. The diet promotes eating fish like salmon, flounder, and mahi mahi at least three times a week. The Dr. Oz diet also suggests drinking plenty of water and consuming a multi-vitamin each day. If following this diet, you should avoid trans fats, saturated fatty foods, wheat flour, simple sugar, and high fructose corn syrup.
 
The best thing about the Dr. Oz diet is that it is not too strict or severe. The Dr. Oz diet can be easily and comfortably followed in the long run, and it can be adapted as a permanent part of one’s lifestyle.

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