Heard of Apple diet? 5 crazy diets people went gaga over in 2016

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If one of your resolutions for 2016 was to lose weight or stay healthy and you were keeping up with it, you must have tried various diets in the year.

People are over the GM diet now and year 2016 saw several dieting trends that broke the internet. From Apple diet to cheese diet, many fitness freaks were experimenting with various diet regimes and some even lost oodles of weight.

“Year 2016 definitely was the year for diet-focused weight loss. We saw it all this year, from enquiries on fad diets to mono-fruit diets, to actual spectacular weight loss by a healthy and balanced eating regimen, we can safely say that 2016 was the year of the diet,” said Ritu Soni Srivastava, Founder, Obino, which is a mobile health and weight loss coaching app.

One of the crazy diets that were followed in 2016 was the apple diet. “You must have heard of 3 day or 5 day apple diets to get rid of those extra kilos pretty quick. All one has to do is hog onto as many apples as they want so there’s no fear of getting hungry,” said Ritu.

Here are other crazy diets are people went mad over in 2016:

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Gluten free diet

Gluten free diet
Gluten is a protein found in grains of wheat, rye and barley. So, say ‘no’ to staple grains of wheat, rye, barley and its products. People on gluten free diet resort to grains like millets, brown rice, sorghum, amaranth, quinoa and legumes. “Gluten free diets do work in reducing weight. Once wheat grains are out, you will reduce your consumption of bakery items, which means less fat especially the harmful trans-fat and less salt,” said Ritu.

Apple diet

Apple diet
This was for the extreme dieters. All one has to do is hog onto as many apples as they want during the diet period so there’s no fear of getting hungry. “Apple diet doesn’t fit into the healthy weight loss category for sure. It misses out on protein which will cause muscle loss in the body,” said Ritu.

Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet
This diet is for those who need weight loss in a short time without sacrificing yummy fat rich foods. It’s a low carb moderate protein high fat diet making your body into a fat burning machine. It puts your body in a state of ketosis by providing low levels of the body’s fuel ‘glucose.’

Green coffee diet

Green coffee diet
Green coffee is unroasted coffee beans with higher levels of antioxidantchlorogenic acid which indirectly helps in weight loss.
“Though green coffee is high in anti-oxidants, there are no researches currently to support it’s role in weight loss. So, wait up till its thoroughly researched,” said Ritu.

Matcha Tea

Matcha Tea
Go Matcha! Sounds familiar? The fitness industry calls it a ‘torch’ for body fat. It’s a powdered green tea providing mega dose of antioxidants.
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