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Hottest 2013 weight loss trends, from faith-based Daniel plan to celebrity diets

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When it comes to diets and weight loss in 2013, it was the year when calorie-counting was out - and carbohydrate restriction was in. Probiotics and gut bacteria became buzz words, and protein was praised. So what were the most popular weight loss plans of 2013? ABC News dished up the winning diet details on Dec. 25:

Taking a different approach to analyzing diets in 2013: Registered dietitian Jennifer Sygo, who reported on Dec. 23 in the National Post that she felt the interest in low-carb, high fat ketogenic diets marked a sea change in the weight loss world.

"Low-carb, high-fat diets (LCHF) have officially gone mainstream. Low carb diets are even expected to become the foundation of Sweden’s new health and dietary guidelines," Jennifer noted.

In addition, these diets aren't just for those who want to lose weight. The Lakers adapted their own version of the plan, while UCSF researchers are examining it for help in reversing diabetes. Learn more by clicking the links below:

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