How to spot a fad diet - Mia Nacamulli
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Clearly, different diets are better for different people. In this easy-to-read worksheet, University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture explains the nature of fad diets and tables the disadvantages of common regimes, with everything ranging from expense to flatulence. If you’re interested in how individualized diets can be, check out this NY Times article discussing the idea of “personalized nutrition.”
What’s the deal with detox? Kidshealth.org lays out the basics and how you can flag a detox fad diet. Feel like you can discern between a healthy and a fad diet? For a little more help, they also have this short article with some simple tips on spotting a fad diet.
Click here to wet your taste-buds with more information about the Chew and Spit Diet, the Tapeworm Diet or the Arsenic Diet. Have you heard of any fad diets yourself?
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