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Science Confirms Your Fad Diet Doesn't Work

Why Is This Important?<p>Because anything to get away from the endless merry-go-round of fad diets.<p>Long Story Short<p>Science can’t find any long-term evidence that any of the well-known fad diets — Atkins, Paleo, etc... — actually work.<p>Long Story<p>Another month, another fad diet. There was the Atkins …

Weight Loss

The Ice Diet

Eating ice actually burns calories because it requires energy for the body to melt the cube. One curious doctor suggests this can be used as a legitimate weight-loss tool.<p>When he became determined to lose weight, Dr. Brian Weiner decided to change his eating and exercise regimes. "One of the first …

Infographic reveals what those fad diets are REALLY doing to your body

What those fad diets are REALLY doing to your body (including bad breath, irritability and even diarrhoea)<p><b>Chart from Red Candy details the true cost</b> …

Are You Dieting Again?

Is food your enemy and your best friend? Do you despair when you catch sight of yourself in a mirror or even when friends applaud your slender …

Weight Loss

‘The Diet Fix’: MD seeks to explain why most diets fail, charts a better course

Whether it’s crash diets, detoxes, no-carb or low-carb plans, many seeking to lose weight are faced with a litany of purported cure-alls. And yet, …

5 Diet Fads, Debunked

Do all the diets your friends swear by actually make a difference on the scale? We asked the experts.<p><b>1) Paleo</b><p><b>The Hype:</b> Eating like a caveman—that is, yes to meats and organs (!), seafood, game, nuts, seeds, seasonal fruits and leafy greens, no to grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods—is the …

Are These 7 Superfoods Actually Super?

Kale, chia seeds, seaweed: these trendy superfoods have garnered a lot of buzz for their health benefits. But are any of them actually a “magic bullet” nutrition solution? We get to the bottom of it.<p><b>Tyler MacNiven</b>, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s grub guru and food explorer, just debunked the myths surrounding the …

Nutrition

I Drank Liquid Chlorophyll for Two Weeks—Here's What Happened

As far as healthy drinks go, chlorophyll water is new to the hype machine—but is this juice bar fav all it's cracked up to be?<p>If you've been in a …