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Is the gluten-free diet a fad or here to stay? by Alison S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 May 2010 12:00am I can’t believe it has been three years since I posted an article called Is gluten-free a fad? Since then, more and more people have started eating gluten-free and it seems that the gluten-free world has just exploded wide open (finally!) And, just like three years ago, the gluten-free diet has been termed a fad diet in news articles, on ... Read on »
HISTORY OF THE RAW FOOD DIET: a “fad” that’s been around longer than cooking by PrettySmartOne .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 28 Nov 2013 1:01pm POST #993 HISTORY OF THE RAW FOOD DIET  Despite what you have been told by certain “authorities”, the raw vegan diet is no fad.  It has been going on since time immemorial, and has been written about and taught (just in America) for almost 200 years. Before fire, all food was raw. Yes, it’s true; the cavemen followed, for want of a be ... Read on »
Stop the Insanity! - Top 10 Craziest Diet Fads by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:05pm Desperate to lose weight for your upcoming wedding, high school reunion, or beach vacation? Then you might just be desperate enough to try (or have tried) a fad diet. Although they promise quick results, these diets are virtually impossible to follow (unless you actually enjoy lemonade mixed with maple syrup and cayenne pepper) and often hav ... Read on »
Is It Time to Retire the Low-Carb Diet “Fad”? by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 17 Jun 2012 8:56pm This is another special guest post from our favorite study-dismantler, Denise Minger . Read all of her previous Mark’s Daily Apple articles here , here , here , here and here , and pay her website a visit. Thanks, Denise, for clearing up the confusion once again! Sweden is a land of many wonders – most of which put the USA to shame. They ... Read on »
The Sleep Diet: Another fad? by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 11:04am by Brett Blumenthal Every time a new ‘diet’ comes out, I’m always amazed at how the media touts the newest of the new as being easier than the last fad diet.  When I hear about some of these ‘diets’ on the Morning Shows I watch while I workout, I often end up having a very passionate and somewhat angry reaction.  Why?  Because they often misle ... Read on »
The Sleep Diet: Another fad? by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 09 Feb 2009 2:17pm by Brett Blumenthal Every time a new ‘diet’ comes out, I’m always amazed at how the media touts the newest of the new as being easier than the last fad diet.  When I hear about some of these ‘diets’ on the Morning Shows I watch while I workout, I often end up having a very passionate and somewhat angry reaction.  Why?  Because they often m ... Read on »
The Gluten-Free Diet: Fad or For Real? by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 8:06am A decade ago, it would have been extremely difficult to find someone who knew what the term "gluten-free" meant. In fact, it could have easily been confused with "guilt-free" and "glutton-free." However, since the 2004 NIH Consensus Conference on Celiac Disease, gluten-free has taken the United States by storm and now you're hard pressed to fin ... Read on »
Enough, Already, with the Diet Fads by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 11:04am I frequently get asked about the latest miracle weight loss plan. Most weight loss products are either useless or worse - many contain products design to work as diuretics, purgatives or stimulants. You’ll see some weight loss as you “pee, poop and sweat” more at first, but that approach is unhealthy and misses the point. For all the products, di ... Read on »
Enough, Already, with the Diet Fads by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 04 Feb 2009 12:38pm I frequently get asked about the latest miracle weight loss plan. Most weight loss products are either useless or worse - many contain products design to work as diuretics, purgatives or stimulants. You’ll see some weight loss as you “pee, poop and sweat” more at first, but that approach is unhealthy and misses the point. For all the products, di ... Read on »
Stop the Insanity! - Top 10 Craziest Diet Fads by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:50pm Desperate to lose weight for your upcoming wedding, high school reunion, or beach vacation? Then you might just be desperate enough to try (or have tried) a fad diet. Although they promise quick results, these diets are virtually impossible to follow (unless you actually enjoy lemonade mixed with maple syrup and cayenne pepper) and often ... Read on »