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FBI Raids Home of Jared, the Subway Diet Guy

Remember Jared? You know, the guy who lost 200 pounds living off a diet of Subway sandwiches, then held up his pants that were way […]

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The Checkup: The Most Addictive Foods, According to Science

• Researchers at the University of Michigan just released the results of a new study, pegging what they say are the most addictive foods we […]

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The Checkup: The Non-Cook’s Guide to Eating Well and Losing Weight

• Look, we can’t all be Julia Child (minus all the butter) in the kitchen. But even if cooking isn’t your forte, you can still […]

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The Checkup: Here’s What Actually Happens to Fat When You Lose Weight

• I’m sure you’ve heard any number of theories as to what happens to fat when you lose weight: Cells shrink but never actually disappear. […]

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Question: Do You Diet on Thanksgiving? (Tell the Truth)

Yesterday evening, I got a crystal clear view of just how much butter (and cream, and cheese) would be going into our Thanksgiving meal as […]

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Consumer Reports: Gluten-Free Diets Are Not Weight-Loss Diets, Stupid

It is my great pleasure to report that Consumer Reports has just confirmed everything we’ve ever said, written or otherwise thought about gluten-free diets: Namely, that they […]

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The Checkup: 8 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight Despite Your Best Intentions

• Look, y’all: Losing weight is hard work. But if you’re trying your darndest and still can’t get the scale to budge, it’s time to reevaluate your […]

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The Checkup: Insects May Be the Next Superfood (WHAT?!)

• Insects: the next big thing in trendy superfoods. Question is: Would you eat one? [Entrepreneur]

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How Your Fitness Tracker Can Cause You to Gain Weight

The TODAY show had an interesting segment this morning about how fitness trackers like Fitbits can cause some users to gain weight. It’s a bit […]

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Dietician: Jezebel’s Banana-Diet Girl Eats 250 Teaspoons of Sugar a Day

I wasn’t planning to talk about the crazy post on Jezebel last Friday about the Australian girl who says she eats 51 bananas a day […]

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What the Heck Is “Carb Cycling”?

The question in the headline of this post was the exact question that ran through my head when I heard tell of a segment on […]