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3 dietitians debunk 18 weight loss myths, from cutting carbs to fad diets

Business Insider asked three registered dietitians to debunk 18 of the most common weight loss myths. They explain that you don’t need to purge your diet of fat or carbs to lose weight, skipping meals can backfire, and fad diets like the ketogenic diet don’t often work. Beyond debunking weight […]
3 dietitians debunk 18 weight loss myths, from cutting carbs to fad diets
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8 signs your intermittent fasting diet has become unsafe or unhealthy

Intermittent fasting, a dieting plan that oscillates between defined periods of eating and not eating, has become an overwhelming trend among celebrities, tech moguls, and others. Though the benefits of intermittent fasting are still being studied, there’s evidence that the practice has negative side effects, such as hair loss, anxiety, […]
8 signs your intermittent fasting diet has become unsafe or unhealthy
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6 pros — and 3 cons — of following the Mediterranean diet

People on the Mediterranean diet eat a lot of vegetables, fish, and olive oil. The popular diet is said to lower your cholesterol levels and potentially help control diabetes. The diet, however, does not have any calorie guidelines making it possible for those on it to overeat. Visit INSIDER’s homepage […]
6 pros — and 3 cons — of following the Mediterranean diet
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7 dietitians reveal what they order at Applebee’s

Applebee’sNeighbourhood Grill + Bar has plenty of healthy items on their menu. The shrimp wonton stir fry and the cedar salmon are two menu items that dietitians often turn to. All the dietitians swap out fried sides with veggies. Although Applebee’s is a chain restaurant and often associated with creative […]
7 dietitians reveal what they order at Applebee’s
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10 things you should know before starting the Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet was named the best diet for 2019. If you’re looking to try the popular diet, there are some things you should know. Don’t expect rigid rules and instead expect to eat healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, and lots of fish. Losing weight is no easy feat. And […]
10 things you should know before starting the Mediterranean diet
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8 reasons why you’re not losing weight on a low-carb diet

Following a low-carbohydrate diet means consuming few to no carbs and increasing the amount of fats and proteins you consume. Not eating enough or eating too much are two reasons why you may be struggling to lose weight on a low-carb diet. Falling for the low-carb or sugar-free labels or […]
8 reasons why you’re not losing weight on a low-carb diet
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9 things about the keto diet I wish I’d known before starting it

The high-fat, low-carb keto diet can be great for shedding weight, but it presents distinct challenges. Jennifer Still writes that though the keto diet has been a “godsend” for her, there are several things she wishes she’d known before starting. Having been overweight for years, I’ve tried every diet in […]
9 things about the keto diet I wish I’d known before starting it
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The tastiest, most surprising foods you can eat on the keto diet

The ketogenic diet isn’t built for those with a sweet tooth. The low-sugar eating plan restricts carbohydrates to just 20-50 grams a day, pushing the body to rely on burning fat for energy, a metabolic state called ketosis. Typically, our bodies seek out carbohydrates (sugars, starches, and fibre) for fuel […]
The tastiest, most surprising foods you can eat on the keto diet