Fads and Techniques

Quick weight loss diets promise rapid results by using strange methods which can often be risky. Here’s how to choose wisely for lasting results.

egg diet

Egg Diet: 3 Versions Explained

Three versions of the egg diet are explained including a sample meal plan. One version is dangerous and should be avoided.

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Detox Diet: Methods, Pros, Cons, and Safety

A detox diet seeks to cleanse the body from toxins, restore energy, and promote weight loss. How it works, which to avoid, and strategies to consider.

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Cabbage Soup Diet: Recipe and 7 Day Meal Plan

Cabbage Soup Diet meal plan and soup recipe. Does this diet really produce weight loss results? We evaluate this diet and its risks.

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Sacred Heart Diet: Soup Based 7 Day Meal Plan

Sacred Heart Diet is a 7-day soup based fad for rapid weight loss. Also called the Sacred Heart Memorial Hospital diet. Recipes and meal plans included.

3 Day Diet: Meal Plans, Substitutions, and Concerns

The 3 Day Diet is a low-calorie diet for rapid, short-term weight loss. Complete meal plans and substitutions provided. It’s effective but could be unsafe.

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80 10 10 Diet Investigated

The 80 10 10 Diet by Dr. Douglas Graham is a raw food version of a low-fat plant-based diet. Here’s how it works and some risks to consider.


A Sincere Apology From a Weight Loss Consultant

This heartfelt letter is from a former weight loss consultant at an un-named weight loss clinic.


DietBet Review: Betting On Weight Loss

DietBet allows you to bet money on your own weight loss. I decided to try it and chose the largest pot. Did I win?

Betting on Weight Loss: A Blogger Tries DietBet

Bethany tries DietBet as motivation to lose weight. Will it work? Read the beginning of her journey here.


What I Gained From My 30 Day Primal Diet Challenge

Today is my last official day on my own personal primal 30 day challenge. Here are my 7 good and my 5 not so good parts of going primal.


Eat Fat to Lose Fat? A Carb-Lover Goes Primal Part 3

Eat fat to lose fat? But, fat is bad. Not according to the primal diet. The weight loss rules have changed and I’m adjusting.