fad diet

Blog entry | Jan 10 2019

Whether it was cookies or candy, frozen or fried, or chocolate or crackers, I’m willing to bet that there was no shortage of carbohydrates in most of our holiday-season diets.

Blog entry | Aug 17 2018

A few weeks ago, I was on Facebook scrolling through my timeline, and a particular post caught my eye. It was a picture of steak with the caption, “Trying the carnivore diet”.

Blog entry | Jul 31 2018

Most people are familiar with aloe vera in its topical form, where it’s used to soothe sunburn, eczema or acne.

Blog entry | Jun 19 2018

Lectin is a naturally occurring protein found in beans, legumes, whole grains and even some vegetables.

Blog entry | Mar 30 2018

Fad diets are everywhere, and it seems like they’ve been around forever. Some come with a very strict list of what you can eat, and some are more lax.

Blog entry | Mar 29 2018

If you’ve checked social media lately, you may have noticed the surge in “clean” diets.

Blog entry | Jan 23 2018

Here at the International Food Information Council Foundation, we talk a lot about fad diets.

Blog entry | Jan 17 2018

Every January, we’re told that detoxes, diets, and a new gym membership are the key to a successful new year.

Blog entry | Jan 10 2018

Not even a week into 2018 and a new food fad has spread throughout social feeds and news outlets.

Blog entry | Oct 12 2017

The web is once again abuzz with suspicious claims about the alkaline diet.

Blog entry | Oct 06 2017

In recent years, apple cider vinegar has been heralded as a magic elixir that controls blood sugar levels, prevents heart disease, whitens teeth and slows the aging process.

Blog entry | Sep 21 2017

September means several things to me- the start of my favorite season (fall), my birthday (hooray!) and the beginning of football season.

Blog entry | Aug 08 2017

Low-FODMAP diets have getting some press lately!  But what exactly are they?

Blog entry | Jul 25 2017

The Whole30 is EVERYWHERE. The Whole30 book is even a New York Times “Food and Diet” bestseller.

Blog entry | Jul 21 2017