Which diet to choose: comparison of all types of diets

what is the best diet for me

What is the best diet for you ? Below you will find a comparative table of the different types of diets with their results according to certain criteria (effectiveness, weight loss and difficulty).

A complete comparison of diets to help you make the right choice

* Difficulty of the diet: from 1 (easy) to 5 (difficult)

DIET PLANSFor who?The ProsThe ConsDurationWeight loss*
Low-calorie diets
Weight WatchersPeople looking for collective support, personalized adviceEfficient, practical, tasteful, safe, motivatingExpensive, you have to love group meetings...No limitProgressive and stabilized weight loss2
DieteticsPeople who want good healthVaried, personalized meals, weight loss at your own paceSlow weight lossAs the case may be, without limitProgressive and stabilized weight loss2
LeDiet MethodPeople looking for a balanced dietVariety of foods, 5 personalized dietsImpersonal program via internet1 month renew- lable4 kg per month2
FibersPeople who want to lose weight quicklyNo feeling hungry, rapid weight lossDeficiencies, risk of digestive disorders1 month renewal- lableRapid weight loss3
NatmanFor people who want to fit into their jeans the following weekend!• Only lasts 4 days.
• Menus are dictated to the letter.
Very strict, very tiring, very frustrating...4 daysKilos lost in 4 days and regained in 4 days, if there is not a balanced diet
after the diet
4
ThononFor those who need to lose quickly at the beginning to stay
motivated
• Only 14 days of a strict diet followed by a stabilization phase.
• Menus more
or less indicated.
Frustrations, fatigue14 daysRapid and lasting weight loss provided that the stabilization phase is
properly respected
3
CohenFor those who adhere to Dr.
Cohen's principles of nutrition and need to hear the word calorie when talking about dieting
Leads to a balanced diet that allows you to lose weight in the long term• The first phase is a little frustrating.
• Based mainly on the number of calories, when we now know that it is the quality of the food that matters more.
• Online coaching is of little interest.
No limitProgressive weight loss2
SoupPerson wanting to purify their bodyRapid weight loss, detoxificationDeficiencies, fatigue, not adapted to professional life, weight regained2 weeks non- renewal- lablesRapid weight loss4
Cabbage SoupPerson wanting to purify their bodyRapid weight lossFlatulence, rich in salt, deficiencies and fatigue, weight regainedOne week renewed- one-time sandpap er5 kg per week4
LemonPeople who like the taste of lemon and the "detox" feeling.• Detoxifying.
• Positive effects of lemon on digestion.
• Varied, balanced diet.
• No hunger or frustration.
In its strict form, if all the lemon juice is drunk on an empty stomach in the morning, it can be very hard to follow (especially from the third
day).
2 weeksWeight loss is rapid and can be sustained if you continue to eat a balanced diet at the end of the diet.3
MayoPeople who want to lose weight quicklyFast weight loss, inexpensive dietDifficult, weight regain, feeling hungry, tired2 weeks renew- lablesRapid weight loss5
Cosmonaut DietPeople who want to lose weight very quicklyVery fast weight lossDifficult, weight regain3 days maximum3 kg in 3 days5
The ZonePeople who want to lose weight quicklyRapid weight lossDifficult, not suitable for everyone, regaining weight, has to weigh food
a lot...
1 month1.5 kg per week4
5-2 DietPeople who want a diet that is easy to followLittle weight regainSlow weight loss, not suitable for everyoneAs the case may be, without limitApproximately
1.5 kg per week
3
Balanced Diets
CretanPeople looking for a healthy, balanced and tasty
diet
Prevention of cardiovascular diseases, balanced dietYou have to like fruits and vegetables, rationing portions...No limitProgressive and stabilized weight loss3
OkinawaPeople looking for a healthy, balanced and tasty
diet
Cardiovascular disease prevention, balanced diet, longevity, no yo-yo effectSpecific foods difficult to obtain, limitation of red meats and dairy productsNo limitProgressive and stabilized weight loss3
AyurvedicFor those who definitely want to adopt dietary wisdomRespects health, especially digestive capacity.• Radically opposed to Western recommen dations, it is imperative that this regime be followed with a profession al of traditional Indian medicine.
• Risk of allergies to certain recommen ded plants.
No limitProgressive and lasting weight loss3
CalifornianFor those who want to change their diet for lifeHealthy, well-balanced, requiring virtually no time in the kitchenThe need to consume fresh produce requires time to shop more often and a
certain budget.
No limitProgressive and lasting weight loss2
MiamiFor those who want to change their diet for life• Balanced and healthy.
• Diet that allows snacks.
It's better to love wholegrain starchy foodsNo limitProgressive and lasting weight loss2
Slim dataFor those who want to change their diet for lifeHealthy, balanced and tasty food• Not suitable for people who do not want to give up industrial dishes.
• At first, tracking down which foods are allowed can be tedious.
No limitSlow, but gradual and lasting weight loss
SeignaletPeople suffering from pathologies or at high risk of pathologies who want a dietetic alternative to treatmentsWould prevent and treat nearly 91 pathologies• Severe deficiencie s if there are no vitamin suppleme nts.
• Very frustrating.
• Mr. Seignalet died as a result of his diet...
No limitProgressive and lasting weight loss if the diet is followed for life (but weight loss is not the goal of the diet)5
Micro nutritionPeople who want a personalised dietDiet according to your needs, balanced, healthyRequires bioassessment, doctor's survey of your eating habitsWithout limit, as the case may beWeight loss according to individual eating habits3
Low-carbohydrate diets
Low-CarbPeople motivated to reduce their sugar intakeRapid weight lossRestrictive, not suitable for everyone, deficiencies,
weight regain.
1 month renew- lableRapid weight loss5
FrickerPeople motivated to lose weight and change
their diet
Rapid weight loss, long-term results, good eating habitsWeight gain, restrictive1 to 2 months1.5 per week1
AtkinsPeople who have difficulty depriving themselvesFast weight loss, eat your fill, no restrictionsNo carbohydrates, deficiencies, high cholesterol levels1 month6 kg per month2
ScarsdalePeople who want to lose weight quicklyNo restrictions on quantities, rapid weight loss, eats your fill.Limit carbohydrate intake, deficiencies, weight gain1 month renewal- lableRapid weight loss4
Keto dietRecommended for people with serious illnesses whose treatments induce weight gain.• A diet that doesn't demonize fat.
• Useful in the treatment of many pathologies (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, epilepsy in children, cancers).
• To be followed for life and without deviation.
• Difficulty finding recipes that meet the needs of the diet.
• Medical follow-up and urinary tests are imperative
No limitSignificant weight loss4
NaturhousePeople who need reassurance from taking food supplements to lose
weight
• Weekly follow-up.
• Guide to a balanced diet.
• Too many food suppleme nts.
• Very expensive.
No limitRapid weight loss4
Dissociated diets
MontignacActive people with a lot of business mealsNon-restrictive, balanced diet, discreetDifficult to follow because you need to know the GI of the food, digestive discomfort at the
beginning.
No limitProgressive weight loss4
HollywoodPeople who enjoy fruitRapid weight loss, unlimited amount, detoxifies the bodyRapid weight regain, deficiency, fatigue, feeling
hungry
2 weeks non- renewal- lablesRapid weight loss3
Blood Type DietPeople who want to adapt and personalize
their diet
Progressive weight loss, prevention of cardiovascular disease, no hungerDifficult to change one's diet, deficiency, fatigue...No limitWeight loss according to individual eating habits3
HormonalPeople wishing to lose weight quicklyRapid weight lossComplicated diet1 week renew- lable5 kilos per week4
Diet ChronoOrganized personVaried, balanced, not hungry, gradual weight lossWeight loss depends on eating habits, demand of the
organization
No limitWeight loss according to individual eating habits3
Protein diets
DukanPeople who want to lose weight over the long termControlled weight loss, weight stabilization, balanceDeficiencies, dietary supplements, increased cholesterol levels1 month
+ 10
days stabilizati on of weight per kilo
lost
Progressive and stabilized weight loss5
High proteined DietPeople wishing to lose weight very quicklyRapid weight loss, maintenance of muscle mass, not hungryRisk of undernutrition, significant weight gain, need for food
supplements, heart and kidney fatigue.
1 month5 kg per week3
PaleoFor those who wish to return to the ancestral model of diet and who think that it is the current diet that is responsible for the extra kilos and the drop in health
capital
Exclusion of all industrial products and a return to healthy and natural eatingFatigue, deficiencies, loss of bone tissue, kidney, heart, liver, bad breath, constipationNo limitSignificant weight loss if the diet is well combined with regular and intense physical activity.4
Specific Weight Loss Diets
MorphonutritionFor people with localized curves• Balanced and healthy diet.
• Encourageme nt of physical activity.
• A boost with a prescription of herbs and supplements.
You have to be willing and accept to act on several frontsNo limitProgressive and lasting weight loss if the recommendati ons are followed for life.3
Flat bellyAnyone who wants to lose a bellyTargeted weight loss, personalized programCompulsory sport practice, weight loss over the whole body1 monthProgressive and stabilized weight loss3
Lose armsPerson wanting to lose armsPersonalized programCompulsory sport practice, weight loss over the whole body1 monthProgressive and stabilized weight loss3
Losing buttocksAnyone who wants to lose weight from their
buttocks
Personalized programCompulsory sport practice, weight loss over the whole body1 monthProgressive and stabilized weight loss3
Lose weight from the
hips
Anyone who wants to lose hipsPersonalized programCompulsory sport practice, weight loss over the
whole body
1 monthProgressive and stabilized weight loss3
PregnancyPeople who want to lose weight after
pregnancy
Personalized program, easy, allows for variations
of delicacies
Gradual weight loss on a case- by-case basis4 to 9 monthsProgressive and stabilized weight loss3