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.

My Pet Fat: Buy Your Own Blob of Fat

There’s an entrepreneur waiting to exploit every opportunity.

Teenage Girls: Laxatives and Vomiting Lead to Weight Problems

Teenage girls that abuse laxatives or forced themselves to vomit are more likely to have increased weight problems.

Acomplia: Miracle Diet Pill?

Despite Acomplia’s promising results during trials, don’t look for the weight loss pill on shelves any time soon. Find out why the drug was shelved.

Miracle Ice Cream Diet

Uma Thurman claims that she ate nothing but ice cream and desserts and still lost weight while filming “Kill Bill”. Is this true?