How to Spot a Fad Diet

Fad Diets Don't Work

With so many new miracle weight loss diets hitting the market, how do you separate fact from fiction? Here’s how to avoid a dud.

Fad diets often make promising claims that make you want to give them a go. But they often focus on restrictive eating patterns that you can’t possibly stick to over a long period of time, and may damage your health. A fad diet isn’t a long-term solution and, once you reach your goal, you often go back to what you were doing before.

Ask yourself: “Is this manageable for the rest of my life?” Continue reading