The Engine 2 diet is the creation of Rip Esselstyn, a former fires fighter who claims the diet was an integral part of his success as a professional athlete. It is essentially a vegan diet as it eliminates all kinds of meat and animal products. With its motto, “Go Plant Strong!” the diet seeks to meet all nutritional requirements from plant and plant-based products
The celebrity-endorsed Alkaline diet has gained popularity in recent times as proponents say it can prevent chronic illnesses and degenerative diseases like arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis and cancer while helping with weight loss. These claims remain tenuous as the research available is inconclusive at best and mostly disputes the supposed benefits of the Alkaline diet.