A diet for fast weight loss is a pipe dream. So why do we all keep buying in?

There will always be someone ready to profit off the desperation of consumers, and that is precisely what any given get-thin-fast scheme intends to do. Whether it is a bottle of caffeine pills masquerading as fat burners, a series of drinks masquerading as a “detoxification system” or a multi-level marketing system so egregious that the FTC had to step […]

Drinking Two or More Diet Sodas a Day Increases Likelihood of Strokes, Heart-Attacks, American Heart Association Says

Diet sodas are often considered to be healthier alternatives to sugary beverages. A study this week is cautioning that immoderate drinking of the low-calorie drinks is associated with a greater risk of strokes or heart attacks. A study published in Stroke, a journal produced by the American Heart Association, drew on the health data of 82,000 women enrolled […]