From paleo and keto to FODMAPs and intermittent fasting, here’s the 10 most-searched diet trends of 2022. (Photos via Getty Images)
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With an ever-growing list of diets advertised on social media, the news and more, it can be hard to determine which eating plan might be right for you — or if you even need to diet at all.
While there are many nutritional plans aimed at improving health and longevity, there can be potential downsides to certain diets. Moreover, everyone’s body has different nutritional needs, so before embarking on a new way of eating, Yahoo Canada recommends you speak with a dietitian or medical professional to determine your next steps.
From the paleo, keto and mediterranean diets to FODMAPs and intermittent fasting, here’s the 10 most-searched diet trends of 2022.
The paleo diet is based on foods people may have eaten during the Paleolithic Era, such as nuts and seeds. (Photo via Getty Images)
10. Paleo diet
Also known as the “caveman diet,” the paleo diet is based on foods people may have eaten during the Paleolithic Era, which dates from around 2.5 million to 10,000 years ago.
The diet includes fruits, vegetables, lean meats, fish, eggs, nuts and seeds, which are foods past people could get by hunting and gathering. However, the diet doesn’t include foods that became common when small-scale farming began about 10,000 years ago, such as grains, legumes, sugar and dairy products.
Many celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Miley Cyrus and Jessica Biel have made this diet a household name, but many doctors still argue that eliminating entire food groups can have negative health effects.
In the keto diet plan, people will focus on reducing carbs while increasing fat and protein. (Photo via Getty Images)
9. Keto diet plan
If you find yourself wanting to learn more about dieting or weight loss, chances are you’ve heard about the ketogenic or keto diet. The keto diet has become a popular…