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A woman lost 44 pounds after ditching fad diets and excessive cardio. She says 2 simple lifestyle changes helped her lose weight.

Everything changed for Bethany Dobson, who's now a personal trainer and fat-loss coach, when she le…

Rachel Hosie   


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I tried eating 30 plants in a week like gut health experts recommend. It was way easier than I expected.

When a health writer kept hearing about gut health experts eating 30 plants a week, she had to give…

Kim Schewitz   


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What is 'smellmaxxing'? A new fad involves mostly men trying to maximize or improve their body scent

An offshoot of the looksmaxxing community, "smellmaxxing" involves mostly men giving each other hyg…

Kieran Press-Reynolds   


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3 biggest mistakes people make when trying to improve their gut health, according to a gastroenterologist

A gastroenterologist shared the biggest mistakes people make when trying to care for their gut heal…

Serafina Kenny   


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A doctor lost 50 pounds and has kept it off for years after ditching fad diets. She eats high-protein food and does intermittent fasting.

After maintaining her weight loss by fasting and eating high-protein, Dr. Betsy Grunch lost a furth…

Rachel Hosie   


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Peptide shots are the hot, new fad for anti-aging and building muscle but no one really knows what they are

Peptides, like human growth hormone and ipamorelin, are a rising biohacking trend for anti-aging an…

Hilary Brueck,Gabby Landsverk   


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An obituary for the Metaverse, the latest fad to join the tech graveyard

In Insider Today: an obituary for the metaverse, a look at why rent is so expensive, and succession…

Matt Turner   


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6 things you should do to decide if a wellness fad is worth it or if it’s an expensive scam

Online health information can be misleading, but you can protect yourself from wellness scams with …

Gabby Landsverk   


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The 10 principles of intuitive eating and why it beats any fad diet you'll ever try

Intuitive eating focuses on being in touch with your body in order to build a healthy relationship …

Ashley Laderer,Samantha Cassetty   


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A body positive influencer said weight loss companies steal her photos to promote fad diet products

Danae Mercer's posts show how lighting and angles can change how the body looks, but brands steal h…

Rachel Hosie   


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3 people explain why they quit the keto diet: 'I felt a lot worse than I did better, even after losing weight'

The high-fat, low-carb keto diet is popular but unsustainable for some people because of its restri…

Rachel Hosie   


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Muscle loss, fatigue, and bloating are just some of the terrible side effects of the cabbage soup weight-loss diet

The cabbage soup diet is a fad diet for rapid weight loss by eating high-fiber and fluid-filled foo…

Lindsay Kalter,Kailey Proctor   


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Fitness expert Denise Austin swears by the 80/20 rule after trying diet fads for 4 decades

Of all the diet fads of the past decades, the 80/20 diet is the best for sustainable healthy eating…

Gabby Landsverk   


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A nutrition journalist and keto advocate defends 'fad' diets, saying mainstream advice doesn't work for everybody

High-fat, low carb keto diets defy conventional advice on healthy eating, but Gary Taubes says they…

Gabby Landsverk   


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10 small but impactful nutrition changes that can benefit your health, according to dietitians

By making small nutritional changes like drinking more water or not skipping breakfast, you can ben…

Gabrielle Kassel   


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‘Black drinking water’ at ₹100 a bottle – a 30-year old Gujarati realtor’s new business idea for India's healthy brigade

Black alkaline water has been a popular concept in many countries but in India, the idea of a black…

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Colostrum is an immune-boosting, nutrient-rich supplement that dietitians say has the potential for significant health benefits

Colostrum is an antibody- and nutrient-rich supplement most often available in powder and capsule f…

Shannon Ullman   


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Lower and regulate your blood sugar with this pre-diabetic 7-day meal plan full of healthy, tasty ideas

Getting your blood sugar under control, whether you have prediabetes or just want to avoid those un…

Rebecca Strong,Kailey Proctor   


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Why the Optavia diet can help you lose weight fast but is not recommended by dietitians

The Optavia diet is an eating plan that drastically cuts calories and carbs to encourage rapid weig…

Kelly Burch,Samantha Cassetty   


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Dietitians tout these 4 diets as the best for safe, sustained weight loss

If you start a fad diet that promises a quick fix, chances are you'll end up gaining the weight bac…

Madeline Kennedy,Samantha Cassetty