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Can Man Live by a Fruit Diet Alone?

Many will follow an all-fruit diet as part of a fast or detox, but some try to eat this way 24/7. But, can you survive by only eating fruit?

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The Worst Diet of the Year Goes to…

Which diet do you think is the worst diet of the year? Here’s a hint, it’s classified as a fad dieta and doesn’t adhere to what is considered healthy and effective for lasting weight loss.

Nutritional Fanaticism I: Extreme Low Carbers

No dietary trend has garnered as much popularity as low carb in the past decade.

Health Fanaticism: A Look at Diet and Exercise Cults

Religion, politics, and yes let’s add nutrition to the fray.

The Biggest Loser: Dangerous Weight Loss

While there is no clear definition of what constitutes “unsafe” weight loss, it’s probably fair to say that “The Biggest Loser” flirts with that blurry line at the best of times.

Is Your Diet a Cult?

The word “cult” may conjure up an image of unorthodox or otherwise questionable or extreme religious followings, but the definition of “cults”, according to Webster, also defines them as;

A system for the cure of disease based on dogma set forth by its promulgator;
Great devotion to a person, idea, object, movement, or work (as a film or book).