fad diets


Rapid Waist Reduction Diet: No More Toxic Belly Fat?

The Rapid Waist Reduction Diet by Don Colbert, MD is designed to get rid of toxic belly fat, which in turn, reduces waist size and overall weight. Can this method really work?


A Carb-Lover Goes Primal: The Beginning of My Journey

My personal attempt at a primal diet. Can this carb lover finally break the addiction and lose weight?

8 hour eating window

8-Hour Diet: Fast 16 Hours to Lose

The 8 Hour Diet by David Zinczenko who promises dieters that they can lose 20-60 pounds or more and still eat whatever they want. Here’s how it works.

worst diets

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.

The Most Extraordinary Diet and Health Lessons of 2012

I figured it would be fun to have a recap of all the diet myths we have uncovered, best food ideas, and other helpful tips shared this year on Diet Blog.


OMG Diet: The Trendy 6 Week Diet Plan

The six week OMG diet is sweeping the nation but is it a fad or a legitimate way to lose weight? We take a close look at this trendy plan.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Brittle Bones: Is Extreme Dieting to Blame?

It’s been a couple of years now since I felt the need to vent about the stupidity of Gwyneth Paltrow’s fad diets.

Gwyneth Paltrow: Dumbest Diet Advice Ever?

I’ve become somewhat unfazed about what celebrities eat, how they workout and how they get back to their size 1 jeans 3 weeks after giving birth.

The Banana Diet: The New Grapefruit?

The “Morning Banana Diet” has taken Japan by storm – to the point where stores can’t keep up with the demand.

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).

The Risks of Very Low Calorie Diets

Very Low Calorie Diets (VLCDs) are popular because of the fast weight loss that can result. However, they aren’t always what they’re cracked up to be.