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Diet Fads

We're About To Kill Your 'Taco Cleanse' Dreams

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.15.2016 | Taste

The Taco Cleanse has been the talk of 2016 diet trends, but is it for real? The diet consists completely of tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner that...

How 'Gluten Free' Sounds To Normal People

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.30.2015 | Comedy

Sure, there are people who genuinely need to avoid gluten, largely those who have Celiac disease or a wheat allergy, but this is aimed more at the peo...

Gluten-Free Mania -- If You're Following the Fad, You're a Marketer's Dream and Part of the Confusion

Jill S. Brown | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Why has the gluten-free trend taken off like wildfire in the last few years while the FODMAP diet has not really caught on even though it was developed way back in 1999 and shown to have a high success rate for people with IBS and even other gastrointestinal issues?

Why Dieting Must Die

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If you doubt that children are endangered by obesity and its metabolic complications, you simply haven't been paying attention. And so my simple assertion is that the neglect is the same in both cases: feeding yourself as your children starve, or dieting while your children get fat.

4 Health Foods That Ain't Fads

Jennifer Iserloh | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Iserloh

Just like every media darling, these foods are better when paired with equally-impressive partners. These pairs have real chemistry -- a sort of molecular magic happens and their healing antioxidants become more readily absorbed or become exponentially more potent.

3 New Diets For Weight Loss: What Works And What Doesn't

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

With all the new diet trends that seem to spring up daily, it's not surprising many people are confused about what to eat. At the end of the day, all diets use a gimmick or trick to make you focus on how to change your eating habits to be healthier.

Fruit: Fads, Digestion and Cleanses

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 12.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

The Internet provides us with news on the latest fad diets and health trends. On top of this, we receive emails with drastic nutrition recommendations... These incorrect statements really get to me.

I'm A Qualitarian, How About You?

Ashley Koff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ashley Koff

What does it mean to be a qualitarian? It means, first and foremost, that you choose to be the gatekeeper for what goes into your body.

Real Food Rehab: Because Beautiful Food Is Your Birthright

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dana Joy Altman

Eating well is a life skill. It's about learning to trust ourselves, getting back in touch with our instincts and returning to those things that nourish us and give us pleasure. Remember pleasure?

Japan Goes Bananas For New Fad Diet

Huffington Post via Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Morning Banana Diet regime is simple: A banana (or as many as you want) and room temperature water for breakfast; eat anything you like for lunch ...