In general, the diet is nothing but the total amount of calories consumed by an individual or group of organisms over a period of time. The number of calories that are ingested by an individual will vary depending upon his age, gender, and genetic factors. The total number of calories that are ingested or that is burned during the course of a day will be termed as the calorie intake. The calorie content per serving of an average meal is about one gram per serving. The calorie intake and the total number of calories that are burnt during the course of the day will be termed as the calorie intake and the calories that are not oxidized or eliminated during the course of a day will be termed as the total calorie intake.
A dieter is defined as someone who severely restricts their caloric intake or eats very little in order to maintain a particular body weight. A dieter is often advised by doctors to adopt a very limited calorie diet so that excessive weight loss can be achieved in a very short time. A dieter who eats very little but feels fitter and happier because of it is called a sparingly eater. On the other hand, a dieter who eats too much without exercising or reducing the quantity that he eats is referred to as a binge eater.
In the context of the Atkins Diet, dieters are defined as people who eat less food than the recommended amount per day. In the context of the Phytovarian Diet, dieters are defined as those persons who consume a diet that is high in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and low in saturated fat, salt, sugar, and cholesterol. In both these cases, the dieter is allowed to eat small quantities of food every now and then so long as they keep their calorie intake under control.
The Phytovarian Diet, as we mentioned above, involved a vegetarian diet. In its more literal sense, the verb to be Vegetarian means to refrain from eating animal flesh. The noun, Vegetarian, is therefore used in place of the verb in the sense defined above. We can, therefore, replace the verb with the noun in the sense defined above. We can also redefine the verb to mean, for example, mean “tend to” or “guard.” Both of these adjectives indicate that one is in charge or has authority over others.
In the entry 3 of the Atkins Diet book, Dr. William Sears explains how strict the diet can be. According to Sears, your “principal obligation” in the Atkins program is to keep the prescribed rules of the diet. This means that you are not permitted to deviate from the prescribed rules. In order to keep the rules, you must give up all starchy carbohydrates. You are also required to eat only unsaturated fats.
While both the Phytovarian and the Atkins diets emphasize the reduction of calorie intake, there are differences between the two diets. For example, Phytovarian emphasizes “whole food” consumption. Atkins focuses more on cutting out the carbohydrates in your diet and incorporating more protein and fat into the diet. In recent studies, there has been found to be a correlation between the two. People who have adhered to the Phytovarian diet have a lower incidence of diabetes and heart disease. (This is because, as the Phytovarian diet emphasizes, your blood sugar level is more often lower after you stop consuming carbohydrates and your body will need to burn off fat for its energy needs.)