The Zone diet is the creation of biochemist Bob Sears who proposes that focussing on how food affects hormones is an important factor in staying healthy. Food choices can manage hormones to stay at the right level necessary for optimal health, a situation Bob Sears describes as the Zone.
The Macrobiotic diet is a lifestyle pattern that encourages balancing the various aspects of life to achieve health and longevity. Diet is a major aspect of the system as it espouses foods that are organic, whole, unprocessed and without refined sugar or animal products
The Biggest Loser diet is a weight loss program adapting techniques seen in the TV show the Biggest Loser. The show ran for over a decade and included contestants living together in a sort of boot camp where eating plans and regular exercise were the order of the day for six weeks. The contestant with the biggest weight loss was the winner as the Biggest Loser.
High-protein diets are designed to increase the intake of foods rich in proteins with a promise to help in weight loss, improve physical performance and increase metabolism. Proponents believe more protein intake in every meal builds stronger, healthier bodies. The research available supports the asserted claims like weight loss as a diet high in protein can help in burning excess fat, increase metabolism and reduce appetite and craving.
The Abs diet is an eating pattern and exercise regime which aims to improve health and appearance. The diet is designed by former Men’s Health editor David Zinczenko with information and guidelines available in a number of his books including The New Abs Diet, The Abs Diet Ultimate Nutrition Handbook, The Abs Diet Eat Right Every Time Guide and The New! Abs Diet Cookbook.