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Posts Tagged ‘Fad Diets’

Paleo Diet

The Paleolithic diet, or Paleo diet, has been gaining publicity in the past few years as an effective weight loss diet and nutritional plan. It is also known as the hunter-gatherer diet, the Stone Age diet, and the caveman diet. This nutrition plan  is based on a diet full of plants and animals, similar to…

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Gluten-Free Dieting

Back in April, I read an article about Miley Cyrus’ tweet regarding rumors of her weight loss.  “For everyone calling me anorexic, I have a gluten and lactose allergy. It’s not about weight, it’s about health. Gluten is crapppp anyway!”  Her weight loss from a food allergy may be true, but gluten is not “crap.”…

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Successful Weight Loss

Did you know that as many as 95% of people who lose weight gain it back or more within five years? Billions of dollars are spent annually on fad diets.   Each diet makes claims that seem to good to be true: “lose 15-20 lbs in 2 weeks,” or “eat whatever you want, whenever you…

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