Voted one of the most popular diet trends of 2016, souping has taken the nation by storm. I'm left scratching my head as to why? Personally, I like my soup as a side to something else -- like a plate full of food that hasn't been deprived of its need to be chewed.
Goodbye and good riddance.
A lot of great things have happened to our health since the 1970s (running for fun! Plant-based diets! Personalized medicine!), but these 10 fads deserve to be left in the past.
Gluten-Free Mania -- If You're Following the Fad, You're a Marketer's Dream and Part of the Confusion
Why has the gluten-free trend taken off like wildfire in the last few years while the FODMAP diet has not really caught on even though it was developed way back in 1999 and shown to have a high success rate for people with IBS and even other gastrointestinal issues?
Solutions will not come automatically, but given how successfully devices such as a cell phone have changed the life style of billions of people, there is no reason to think it cannot be done. After all, we no longer rely on a rooster to wake us up.
A new diet-a-day will not make the weight go away. What will make it go away is finding and following an eating and exercise plan that works for you, day after day, year after year. Eventually having a fit, thinner, healthy body will no longer be a novelty. It will simply be a way of life.
Between this and Jon Stewart's incredible Chicago pizza rant, last night was a great one for food diatribes on late night
Might the chronic nutrient deficiency associated with prolonged cleanses and juice fasts lead to degenerative changes in bones and muscles two or three decades later? If we want to be healthy in brain and body, we must not rely on nutrients that would not even nourish a gnat.
With all the new diet trends that seem to spring up daily, it's not surprising many people are confused about what to eat. At the end of the day, all diets use a gimmick or trick to make you focus on how to change your eating habits to be healthier.
The temptation to go on a fad diet and lose and gain, lose and gain, and lose and gain some more, is overwhelming for celebrities, as well as the rest of us. Want to know what really happens with some of these wild and crazy fad diets?
What do you think? Is it a good sign that fewer of us identify our eating habits as diets? Or are we kidding ourselves? Our