Analysis of a diet

Research a diet in depth and learn everything about it. A simple consumer-level approach is not enough,
because now you are in nutrition science class! Be able to describe the diet to someone who doesn’t know
anything about it. Know/discover the diet’s strengths and weaknesses. Stay objective. Use the knowledge you
have gained in this course to do your evaluation. Make a final judgment and recommendation based on your
Be able to provide a 1 day meal plan based on this diet.
In the paper cover the following:
Describe the history of the diet.
What geography and culture does it come from?
How old is this diet – for how long people practiced it?
Who invented it?
What is the diet’s foundational philosophy?
What the diet actually consist of in general?
Give an example for a one-day meal plan representative of this diet.
Critical assessment:
Describe how well/badly it covers the macronutrients and micronutrients.
Does that diet have any probiotic components?
Does the diet achieve in long term what it claims to achieve?
Should one following this diet take precautionary steps, such as take extra vitamins or supplements?
What do you think is the greatest weakness of this diet? How about its greatest strength?
Is this diet practical for a modern lifestyle? (Maybe if you need to prep a meal for 6 hours it is not that practical)
Is this diet expensive? Can average people afford it?
Could this diet be particularly harmful for certain age groups, or patients with certain medical conditions?
Could this diet induce food allergies?
Could this diet be applicable to a high intensity life style? (competitive sports)
Are there celebrities trying to popularize this diet?
Is there a particular food industry that would promote this diet?
Your personal opinion: Would you do it?
Would you recommend it to your family?

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