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  • What is the Ketogenic Diet?

    The ketogenic diet is a high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate eating pattern, which differs from general, healthful eating recommendations.

  • What is Intermittent Fasting?

    There are various types of intermittent fasting and proponents claim that it can speed weight loss and reduce risk of certain diseases.

  • What's the Deal with Detox Diets?

    It seems everyone is talking about "detox" or considering a "cleanse." Toxins are said to be the problem, but when was the last time anyone explained what a detox, toxin or cleanse actually are?

  • Staying Away from Fad Diets

    Conflicting claims, testimonials and hype by so-called "experts" can confuse even the most informed consumers when it comes to nutrition and body weight. The bottom line is simple: If a diet or product sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

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