Analyze two low calorie diet plans by answering the following questions:
What is a low calorie diet (LCD)?
Is it different from a very low calorie diet (VLCD)?
Does a person need medical supervision while trying either of these approaches?
Who are the candidates for either of these diets?
What are the potential benefits of such an eating plan?
Are there potential risks?
Is this a long term plan? What is the ultimate goal for a person who is on a LCD or a VLCD plan?
What are some of the challenges in maintaining healthful eating habits while adhering to either of these diets?