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Diet Fad Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet Fad.

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4 Keys To A Smart Nutrition Plan

Think of the word "diet," and what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Visions of joyless eating, piles of pale lettuce, bored taste buds, more pale lettuce, meals that would starve a mouse, and mounds of food labeled "Off Limi...  Read more

6 Diet Rules Meant to be Broken

Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs...  Read more

How to Separate Healthy Fact from Fiction

''Show me the research!'' Of all the advice and information I absorbed as an undergraduate studying health and physical education, this one phrase from a literature review professor is one that has stuck with me throughout my career....  Read more

Dieting with a Positive Twist

Quick, when you think of the word ‘diet,’ what pops into your mind? Someone hovering over an all-lettuce salad, using a stopwatch to count the time until the next permitted bite? If this sounds familiar, then it’s important to k...  Read more

The Importance of Fast Breaks

Most dieters lose momentum in two weeks according to a recent SparkPeople poll. Five pounds down, then another three. Then deadlock. You’ve hit the plateau and are stalling out and about to give up. Momentum is one of the hardest iss...  Read more

I think I found a diet that works! (knock on wood)
Updated 5/23/2015 8:05:13 AM

I think I found a diet that works! (knock on wood). I drink a cup of water when I wake up, cereal and milk, then snack all day (50-60 cal at a time) on multigrain snacks and veggies, then 200-300 calories for lunch, and meat and veggies for dinner....  Read more

breastfeeding and dieting
Updated 5/23/2015 2:20:10 AM

breastfeeding and dieting...  Read more

Anyone else doing the keto diet? HELP!
Updated 5/23/2015 8:59:13 AM

I am doing the keto diet right now and I keep tweaking my numbers because, other than the first week, I haven't lost any weight and it's been almost 2 months since I began. I started it with a friend who has shed almost 20 lbs...I'm not so lucky. I h...  Read more

Volumetrics diet book
Updated 5/23/2015 9:26:48 AM

Greetings to all. A few days ago I catched a glimpse of some TV show where perfectly fit blonde girl talked about “Volumetrics diet”. She said that main principle behind this diet is “eat more, weigh less” or something like that. I was intr...  Read more

I have a hard time sticking to a diet. I always se
Updated 5/22/2015 3:47:00 PM

I have a hard time sticking to a diet. I always seem to slip back into my old ways when I get discouraged that my weight isn't going down fast enough. I know I have to be patient, but sometimes it's really tough. I think I need a few support buddies!...  Read more

Slow is better, fast is overrated...

Firstly do this for yourself & your health and ONLY yourself not just because other people are being hurtful, snide, mean and want you to lose the weight so you look aesthetically more pleasing to them. In short scr*w them. It won't stick if you do i...  Read more

THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS

My secret.....there is no pill, drink, or fad diet out there that will give you long lasting weight loss results. Eating right and exercise are the only secrets to weight loss success and overall health 104...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  Read more

Poll: Would You Try the Cookie Diet?

When it comes to weight loss, so many people are looking for a quick fix. They want to lose weight fast, easily, and don't necessarily consider the long-term. Am I making changes I can live with for the rest of my life? Am I creating new habits th...  Read more

75 Great Weight-Loss Tips

Diet fads come and go, but sensible slim-down ideas stand the test of time. Follow these—collected from our past 75 years—to drop pounds and keep them off for good.   The Golden Rules 1. Don't skip meals. When you get too hu...  Read more

The last days of the low-fat diet fad

grist.org/scary-food/2011-03-04-low-fat-di
et-fad/ ..But as Pollan points out, the idea that saturated fats are a less healthy fat just isn’t true, as the picture is fairly complex. Indeed, most foods are composed of a many different type...  Read more

Diet Fad or Healthy Lifestyle?

Can there be a fine line between diet fads and healthy lifestyle regimes? Today while searching for some info from my favorite tv weight loss host, I came across a ton of articles discounting her weight loss methods. Essentially what most of these pe...  Read more