Fad diets

Fad diets are a fact of life today. While simple healthy eating and regular exercise will get everybody fit and slim, fad diets are a very popular alternative. They become popular because they usually provide, or claim to provide, a simpler way to lose weight, often by eliminating vital food groups and reducing calories to unbearable levels. Needless to say, some are far worse than others.

The Raspberry Ketone Diet

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The Raspberry Ketone Diet is another relatively new fad diet based on a slither of science with a healthy dollop of marketing piled on top. So, what is it and how does it claim to work? All the marketing messages…

Dangerous Diets

Every year we hear reports of people becoming ill from following extreme “diets”. In some rare cases the diets prove fatal. While many products are regulated and sometimes banned, ideas, misconceptions and bad advice cannot be so easily controlled. Some diet…

Not Another Forking Fad Diet!

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It seems that the nation that gave us the first well structured diet plan for some time, the Dukan Diet, has now opted for a slightly more faddish diet craze. In France they call it Le Forking or Le régime…

The Tomato Diet

Tomatoes reduce hunger – see our tomato diet tips. A tomato diet is simple to implement. The key rule is to eat tomatoes with most of your meals, and also eat some tomato snacks. Tomatoes are very healthy and provide a few little secret ingredients that aid weight loss.

Beyonce’s Maple Syrup / Lemonade diet

Beyoncé Knowles used this lemonade / maple syrup fasting method to quickly lose weight before filming Dreamgirls. However, this is not the reason why she is in such great shape today. Today Beyonce eats a very healthy diet and exercises on a regular basis.