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Saint Tropez Diet By Apostolos Pappas, PhD.

The Saint Tropez diet has gotten it’s fair Saint Tropez Diet By Apostolos Pappas, PhD. share of press, most likely due to the fact’s another one of the diets that claims that eating the right food will make your body do all the work so you don’t have to.

But is that claim rooted in scientific fact? The author makes that claim and produces some interesting research to back that up. 5e drow names. The main premise of the book is that by combining Omega 3 Fatty Acids with foods rich in Vitamin A you can jumpstart your body and get it to burn fat more efficiently.

The only foods that aren’t allowed

on the diet are breads and pasta, so if you are a fan of carbs, this one may be a bit difficult for you. It does promote eating more fruits and vegetables, avoiding bad fats like Omega 6 fats, and increasing the amount of healthy fat in your diet. Basically,

the book is promoting the Mediterranean Diet in a little different way, which has been proven effective, at least when combined with exercise. So far, so good, but we would have liked to have seen a few more studies into the benefits of combining

Vitamin A with Omega 3’s and some long term

results before we would be convinced on the strengths of this diet. Saint Tropez Diet By Apostolos Pappas, PhD.

The interesting thing is that exercise is not encouraged at all during many of the diet’s phases (it has four) and even after that point, only walking is encouraged. While this is great for some that don’t have much to lose, for most dieters it is going to take more of a concerted effort to lose weight.

The main downside to the diet is that the calories

are very few, around 1400, which won’t work for many men or those that just need more calories to get through their day. While the food suggestions are solid, the book could have included more recipes and meal suggestions. There are a few, but certainly not enough to offer variety and a long term plan for changing eating habits.

While the book raises some very interesting principles, we weren’t completely sold on all the benefits. Saint Tropez Diet By Apostolos Pappas, PhD.

Saint Tropez Diet By Apostolos Pappas, PhD.
Saint Tropez Diet By Apostolos Pappas, PhD.

There is a lot of hype about this diet, and although many find it successful, we don’t think that it will work for everyone.

There really is no substitute for making healthy

food choices and getting enough exercise, no matter how good a diet claims to be.

That said, the book is very interesting and the foods that are recommended are pretty healthy. The Mediterranean diet in general has many benefits, so we really can’t give this one a solid thumb’s down either.

It’s somewhere in between, and that’s not a good place to be. If you’re interested in learning more about how Omega 3 Fatty Acids work then it is certainly quite interesting. This isn’t a must read, but you may be able to pick up a few good tips from it

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