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12 Ways to Spot a Fad Diet

Identifying Weight Loss Scams

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7/20/2017 8:21:23 AM

REDROBIN47's SparkPage
We have probably all fallen for this at some time in our lives. I'm grateful I wised up.
7/20/2017 8:18:45 AM

REDROBIN47's SparkPage
We have probably all fallen for this at some time in our lives. I'm grateful I wised up.
7/6/2017 12:41:34 PM

LIS193's SparkPage
Good article
PHHHISC
6/13/2017 8:46:13 AM

Healthy eating is the key for me.
BILLTHOMSON
6/1/2017 7:38:43 AM

Why at weight loss "pills" always on late night TV.
5/16/2017 7:58:43 PM

RAZZOOZLE's SparkPage
Great article
97MONTY
5/2/2017 10:03:10 AM

I truly believe that weight loss is a life style change. Thanks for the article
3/26/2017 11:14:48 PM

SUSANSKI's SparkPage
Whoa. A seriously rude comment in this thread. Not appreciated.
ANNE-IN-GTX
2/6/2017 3:04:00 PM

My favorite lines from Marie Osmond's NutriSystem commerical:

"No fads or gimmicks" -- NutriSystem qualifies as BOTH!

"My belly is flatter now than when I was in my 20s" -- Of course it is...you stopped breeding like a rabbit!!!
1/12/2017 12:59:50 PM

SPINECCO's SparkPage
I thank you very much for the article. I think that the information contained in this article is great. Thanks again.
11/29/2016 12:38:50 AM

TUKARAMA's SparkPage
I am shocked at the number of comments here about the ads... doesn't everyone use AdBlocker? I could not surf without it ha ha...
10/20/2016 10:30:09 AM

MSPOOH404's SparkPage
Isn't this interesting? But isn't one of the challenges here on SP (the BMI Smart Challenge) sponsored by I-Remove...a pill (or something) that purports to block some portion of the carbs we eat? How can SP give this advice, but carry advertising/sponsorship from a company like this? I know that the ads pay the bill, but how about some integrity?
5/10/2016 11:04:12 AM

ATHENADRUID's SparkPage
I do NOT believe in 'fad' diets. Diets such as Slim Fast, Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Jenny Craig and Plexus ( the worst one out there) have been proven to be FAKES and they do NOT work. I tried Slim Fast and when I saw that I was NOT losing weight I stopped using it. I realized that it was a fake, fad diet just like all the rest of them. I wasted money on that crap and I will not be wasting my money on another crappy diet.

I stick to portion controlling, eliminating sugar and pop, eating more fruits and vegetables, working out 30 minutes a day and drinking plenty of water.

Those fake 'fad' diets know where to stick it.
4/22/2016 9:01:22 AM

BONMARCHE's SparkPage
Actuallya "little pill to curb cravings and suppress appetite" does exist. It's called Contrave. Only available from your doctor.
8/17/2014 9:18:49 PM

BURNINGTHYME101's SparkPage
I love the comment,"Suck it up and some day you won't have to suck it in." That way it becomes more appreciated.

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