Every new year brings in new trends and fads, especially when it comes to food. The trends have a major impact on our lives and believe it or not, 2020 is all set to introduce us to newer diets. So, what the year 2020 has in store for us? Let’s find out!
Here are the Top 10 Dietitian Trends for 2020
2019 was the year when the first plant-based meat burger was introduced and it went viral all over the Internet! Plant-based meat is made out of a rich mixture of pea protein, rice protein, and canola oil. In 2020, it is definitely going to appeal most meat-eaters out there.
Adapting to Adaptogens
A significant majority of dietitians are working towards creating a diet that is focused on nourishing the brain, in a way that blocks stress and improves the body’s immunity to fight any kind of hormonal imbalances. Adaptogens are created using medicinal herbs and plants like ashwagandha, holy basil, ginseng, Goji berry and more.
Coconut Plant-based Yogurts
Coconut plant-based yogurts supply key vitamins and minerals without losing the active culture like that of its milk-based alternative. Coconut yogurt has medium-chain triglycerides that are important for weight control and immunity strength.
Coffee and protein? Be ready as 2020 is going to be the year where protein is going to show up from strange places. The new Stok cold brew coffee has it. Protein is going to become a common part of pastas, meat sticks, and jerky.
Prebiotics are the best players for acting on the improvement of the gut microbiome. These promote the growth of beneficial bacteria which are also known as probiotics. Prebiotics can be found in many sparkling tonics and powdered supplements and its usage is bound to thrive in 2020.
The vegan revolution has made people discover alternatives for dairy and plant-based butter has been one of them. Chickpea butter, macadamia butter, and more can be seen on grocery store shelves. And this trend is bound to continue to 2020 as well.
Celery juice is a diet fad that has attracted millennials and many Hollywood stars as well. dietitians feel that 2020 could be the year people start discovering the health benefits of celery juice. It contains potent nutrients like vitamin B6, vitamin K, vitamin C, Potassium, and more.
Dairy definitely has its health benefits but is not suitable for everyone’s needs and tongue. Well, in 2020, we are going to have another ‘better’ alternative. Yes, we are talking about Oat Milk that is gluten-free and has even more protein and fiber.
Brain health is a very hot issue at the moment and dietitians believe the effects of it will show on food as well. Nootropics are similar to adaptogens. Caffeine, melatonin, ashwagandha are some nootropics that going to trend in 2020.
Promoted as the ‘smarter way to snack’, puffed snacks are known to have higher protein and lower carb contents. These are healthier than an average bag of potato chips. We saw many varieties of puffed snacks like peanut puffs, veggie puffs, paleo puffs, honey puffs, and we might see more penetration in 2020.
Over to You
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