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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

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

5 Mind Games You Need to Stop Playing

Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat...  Read more

Fat-free diet due to gallbladder issues.
Updated 4/16/2015 5:22:21 PM

I'm waiting for gallbladder surgery July 21st and have been instructed by the surgeon to eat as low fat as possible until that time. I've been doing really well I think (around 16 gr of fat per day). Just wondering if anyone has any tips I may not...  Read more

I did liquid diet for Lent one year, and I was mis
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I did liquid diet for Lent one year, and I was miserable the whole time. I always felt hungry because I missed chewing my food and juice doesn't give me enough energy. It also screws with my blood sugar a lot when I don't get enough protein....  Read more

Diet impacts weight loss/gain more than activity,
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Diet impacts weight loss/gain more than activity, but it's still good to keep your heart healthy with exercise. Stick with your diet and make sure you get all your macros and fruit/veggie servings every day....  Read more

I know I'd fail that diet miserably because I'm ca
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I know I'd fail that diet miserably because I'm carb-sensitive. I have to eat more protein and fat to keep from feeling like my body is eating itself and to sustain my workouts. Glad you figured it out and can adjust....  Read more

Have you done research on the military diet? I'd c
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Have you done research on the military diet? I'd check it out with your doc first; lots of meals are carb-heavy, so if you're diabetic or have blood sugar issues, it could be dangerous. (I'm not a doc, just a concerned friend)...  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 isnít 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