Corsets Are the New Weight-Loss Trend—Wait, What?

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This morning, as I scrolled through Facebook, I thought I’d been transported to the year 1836 (except for the fact that I was on Facebook, of course). There, right in my newsfeed, where two stories about corsets. In a row. Curious, I clicked and found out that, not only are corsets back in a big way, people are wearing these horribly uncomfortable contraptions to lose weight. If you’re thinking, What the whaaat?, I’m totally with you.

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An Apple a Day Keeps Weight Gain Away, New Study Says

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Still no confirmation on whether the whole “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” saying holds true, but it does look like an apple a day might keep weight gain away: A recent study published in Food Chemistry found that apples are loaded with non-digestible compounds that up the number of good-for-you bacteria in your gut, which is associated with weight loss, Prevention reports. So, who’s up for an apple-picking party this weekend?

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