HEADLINES Published January13, 2015 By Staff Writer

Top Trending Health-Related Searches In 2014: Insanity Workout, Paleo Diet, Ebola Symptoms Are Among The Top Searches

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(Photo : John Moore / Getty Images News ) Liberia suffered the wrath of Ebola last year.

Google is the leading search engine around the globe and it was used trillions of times in 2014. Before the year ended, the search giant released its annual 'Year In Search List', that highlights the major trends in health and fitness.

The Ebola outbreak was a top trending topic worldwide and in their list, it topped the searches for symptoms of diseases. It was followed by flu symptoms which became a popular topic in the recent epidemic in the United States.  

In Google's overall trending searches, Robin William's untimely death led the list because it had the biggest boost in search traffic. His suicide raised concerns on mental health.

The growing interest of the public on health and fitness issues has been highlighted in the annual report. In fact, workouts and diets were two of the trending topics worldwide. The Paleo diet led the race and has earned first place while Shaun T's Insanity workout and T25 workout landed in the first and second spots respectively.

For diets, Paleo diet and Atkins diet led the race with the first and second spot. Paleo diet, also known as Paleolithic diet, revolves around what our cavemen ancestors ate thousands of years ago while Atkins diet is characterized by a low carbohydrate diet program that promises fast weight  loss.

Here are the top 10 trending searches in health-related categories:

1.  Workouts and Exercises

T25 Workout
Piyo Workout
7 Minute Workout
Kettleball Workout
Tabata Workout
Body Beast
Burpee Workout
5×5 Workout

2.   Diets

Paleo Diet
Atkins Diet
Gluten Free Diet
Mediterranean Diet
Dash Diet
The Military Diet
HCG Diet
South Beach Diet
Super Shred Diet
The Doctor's Diet

3.   Symptoms

Ebola symptoms
Flu symptoms
Pregnancy symptoms
Asperger's symptoms
ALS symptoms
Lupus symptoms
Diabetes symptoms
Lyme Disease symptoms
Typhus symptoms
Respiratory Virus symptoms

4.   Calorie Searches

How many calories are in a banana?
How many calories are in pumpkin pie?
How many calories are in an apple?
How many calories are in an egg?
How many calories are in an avocado?
How many calories are in a cheeseburger?
How many calories are in a Big Mac?
How many calories are in watermelon?
How many calories are in an orange?
How many calories are in a slice of pizza?

5.  Celebrity Pregnancies

Mila Kunis
Kourtney Kardashian
Kate Middleton
Kerry Washington
Carrie Underwood
Scarlett Johansson
Hayden Panettiere
Blake Lively
Eva Mendes

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