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Top 5 healthy diet trends will dominate 2019

2019 healthy diet trends

You promised yourself in 2018 that you’re going to have a healthy diet and lifestyle this 2019. But have you started yet? Let’s find out the top diet trends this 2019, you will understand what diets and nutrition fads will take off and become a trendsetter that will motivate you to act healthily.

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Mediterranean Diet

It is a healthy diet plan based on the typical foods and recipes with Mediterranean cooking style. It not only helps to lose weight, but also reduces the risk of heart disease. It emphasizes eating healthy plant foods, such as vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, whole grains, fish and seafood. And it is recommended to avoid unhealthy foods and ingredients like added sugar, trans fats, processed meat and foods. It should be your diet plan this 2019.

Healthy balanced mediterranean diet lunch - baked salmon, rice, green peas and green beans on a light background, top view. Flat lay

Whole 30

It encourages people to change the way they think about food and change the tastes for 30 days, then it will completely change your life after on. The diet plan for Whole 30 is to eat foods with very few ingredients and all pronounceable ingredients. Also, it is suggested to eat moderate portions of meat, seafood, and eggs and lots of vegetables, fruit, natural fats and herbs.

Healthy vegetable buddha bowl with spinach, cabbage, red bell pepper, carrot, pineapple with asian peanut coconut dressing on wooden background. Top view

Gut Beneficial Foods

Gut health is one of the top health diet trends in 2019. It is believed that gut health will continue to become a big health concern this year. To maintain and improve the gut health, eating vegetables, grains and beans can provide a positive environment for the gut. But meat, junk food, dairy and eggs just reflect a negative environment for the gut that we should only eat small portions.

young woman who makes a heart shape by hands on her stomach.

Plant proteins

It is believed that plant protein is going to lead the health diet trends in 2019. People tend to choose plant-centered diets rather than animal protein because of the health, environmental and ethical concerns. We can see more and more plant-based options like bean pasta, soy and tofu burgers available in the market. Also, it is found that the consumption of avocado, kale and quinoa has increased continuously. Plant proteins are still health diets in 2019.

Healthy diet vegan food, veggie protein sources: Tofu, vegan milk, beans, lentils, nuts, soy milk, spinach and seeds. Top view on white table.

Intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) is regarding a hot diet trend in 2019. It is different from other diet plans. It is not about which foods we should eat always, but about when we should eat. It is considered as an eating pattern. The most popular method is to fast for 16 hours a day. You should skip the breakfast and limit your daily eating period to 8 hours like 11-8 p.m. to maintain the balance of eating and fasting.

Losing weight with intermittent fasting gets more and more popular, here showed with a clock and a delicious vegan porridge