Types of Diets

Melanie Grogan 4th Period 9-16-16

Raw Food Diet

Claims: Those who eat the raw food claim to have more energy, enhances mental acuity, and purifies the body of toxins.

Benefits: Stress Reduction, strengthened immune system, lowered blood pressure levels

Health Concerns: Risk of bone fracture

Sample Food: non dairy milk, vegan cheese

Vegetarian Diet

Claims: Vegetarian diets lower the risk of death

Benefits: lower cholesterol, reduced risk of heart disease, being thinner

Health Concerns: Cancer, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease

Sample Food: Leeks, Asparagus, skim milk, black beans