I guess I shouldn’t be shocked that Hollywood has been using this diet to avoid over processed foods and get all their vitamins and minerals. However, if you have lost all your baby teeth and can chew real food, why would you spend the extra money to eat like an infant again? “Diets In Review,” gave us the pros and cons of this perplexing diet.
You’ll hear about Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and even some of the Desperate Housewives hitting a jar of baby food to ease cravings.
- Baby food is free of additives, pure and full of vitamins
- Portions are small enough to control cravings and avoid the temptation to overeat
- Many selections are gluten-free for those on a gluten-free diet
- Organic varieties available
- Broad variety of flavors
- Small portions could lead to a binge later on
- Taste is bland -Since very little chewing is involved, satiety might not be achieved
DIET and NUTRITION
There are no specific guidelines that have been created yet for The Baby Food Diet . In time, your local bookstore will carry a guide on how to lose weight by subsisting on baby food. For now, the requirements are:
The dieter eats either all baby food or eats one adult meal and baby food for the rest of the day. Since babies’ digestive systems are so young and innocent, most baby food that you’ll find at the grocery store is free of added fats, fillers and other additives. Organic baby food is also lining the shelves so you can be sure that the mushy stuff you’re eating does not contain genetically-modified ingredients, growth hormones, or antibiotics (source).
I understand the motivation to avoid the unwanted things in our food that have potential to make us fat in the long run. What I don’t understand is why people in Hollywood who can afford the best, would rather eat mush then organic whole foods that might be more beneficial for an adult. Not to mention, that in order to ingest a significant amount of calories, you would have to eat a lot of baby food!
(CES, PES, CPT, BS)