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AdvoCare, a dietary supplement company founded in 1993, features a product line that includes vitamin, mineral and nutrient blends designed to promote health and wellness, sports nutrition, athletic performance enhancement and, primarily, weight management. Its line includes the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge and the Advocare 10-day cleanse. [1] [2]

One thing […]

The Master Cleanse—also known as the Lemonade Diet—was first introduced in the 1950s as a quick-fire way to cleanse the body and lose a lot of weight. In the 1970s, it became a popular fad diet mainly through the 1976 book, The Master Cleanser. Trouble is, nutritionists say, this diet is […]

The 21-Day Fix is a super hot and trendy diet. It has a huge social media following and is among the most searched diets on the Internet. [1]

Created by National Academy of Sports Medicine-certified celeb trainer and bikini model Autumn Calabrese and marketed through Beachbody LLC out of Santa Monica, […]

I know The Cabbage Soup Diet intimately. I did it for a week decades ago, when I was in my early 20s. The Cabbage Soup Diet was new then—or at least the diet called the Cabbage Soup Diet; similar diets had been around for awhile with many different names, but all roughly based on the same concept […]

If you love history—especially ancient history, as I do—digging deep into the eating traditions of the Roman, Germanic and Persian worlds, to get to the beginnings and heart of what’s known colloquially as the Mediterranean Diet, was a fascinating read and took up an entire Sunday morning to fully understand the origins of what I […]

Unless you live in Washington State, the brick-and-mortar-based 30/10 Weight Loss for Life program is not for you, geographically-speaking. That said, it does appear to be either slated for franchising—or was at one time—so maybe it’ll pop up in other states (or had popped and then poofed). [1] 

I was able to find locations in Newton, Massachusetts—though it appears […]

Eat any processed food? Ever crave carbs, drink coffee or diet soda, or use any artificial sweeteners for that matter? Do you sleep less than 8 hours a night? Have you ever taken ANY medications, wear makeup, use deodorant or clean your house with commercial cleaners? Ever feel stressed or sad?  

If you […]

Founded in 1974 by the Novartis Medical Nutrition Corporation, Optifast is a liquid-based diet aimed at people who need to lose a significant amount of weight, and it is best known to help people who are gearing up for a gastric bypass surgery. With that being said, this program is not […]

The HMR Weight Management System was founded in 1983, and its headquarters are in Boston, Massachusetts. HMR stands for “Health Management Resources”, and they are a subsidiary of Merck, a company based out of New Jersey. While at first glance on the website this program may seem put together, and “the […]

Amberen Weight Loss is an oral supplement that is first and foremost a dietary aid that is supposed to help women with menopause and the symptoms that come with it. The product is produced by Lunada Biomedical, and they are based out of Los Angeles, California. However, as the name implies, […]

First of all, what is the BRAT diet? The BRAT diet was originally created to help children get rid of an upset stomach accompanied with diarrhea, but it does not just pertain to children. What does the BRAT diet stand for? It is an acronym that stands for (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast). When participating in the BRAT diet, you are not […]

The Gout Diet Plan, otherwise referred to as the Mayo Clinic Gout Diet is a program that helps ease painful joint inflammation, which results in arthritis. When you have gout, it just means there is a significant amount of uric acid found in the joints which results in painful reactions when your body moves and bends. […]

What is the AIP Diet? The autoimmune protocol is a diet that focuses on healing the immune system and the gut first and foremost. It is very similar to the paleo diet as many of the approved foods are the same, however, the diets do have their differences. This specific eating plan […]

Created specifically for women, Venus Factor addresses weight loss in a unique approach that involves both diet and exercise. The program was developed by John Barban and lasts for 12 weeks.

According to Barban, it is the level of Leptin in women’s bodies that is directly responsible for their ability to lose […]

The Serotonin Plus weight loss program was created by Dr. Posner back in 2004, and the diet program consists of three main parts. The first part is the exercise portion, then followed with a supplement to take, and lastly a nutritional plan to follow. This weight loss program is best known […]

Are Acupuncture Weight Loss centers all the rage right now? Does acupuncture work for weight loss like it is advertised to? First, what is acupuncture? It is said to help regulate the imbalance of energy in the body with the insertion of small needles to specific energy pathways in the body. These needles are […]

Dietitian Cassie is a woman who had a vision and wanted to start enriching people's lives through health and fitness. She is best known to be a motivational speaker, author, and health lover who coaches people to success through the web. Her story is rather compelling, and she had to hit rock bottom […]

The Plan diet book, written by Lyn Genet, was a New York Times bestseller, and was written to educate people on why they actually are gaining weight. The author claims it is not from the typical foods you would expect, like carbohydrates and too large of portions overall, but from certain foods that have been labeled as healthy. […]

Margaret Miles Bramwell is the founder of the Slimming World diet, and she started it back in 1969 with only 200 pounds in her pocket. Originally, this diet program was only in the UK, but it has since found its way over to the United States. Slimming World USA and Slimming World UK are now […]

With all of the weight loss supplements and programs on the market today, it is hard to get a feel for what each one provides without feeling pressured into purchasing when you browse or call in. Luckily, we have done all of the research right here to inform you on the […]

The Modere M3, also called the M3 Body System, is a weight loss program developed around the Mediterranean lifestyle. The program consists of three different M3 products: the thermogenic Burn, the Sustain protein shake, and the Sync evening fiber. The company suggests customers commit to three months of the program in order to lose weight: give up sugar, fried foods, refined flour, and white rice; drink sixty ounces of water per day (about […]

The Fit2Fat2Fit Diet was developed by personal trainer Drew Manning. Manning wanted to know why many of his clients struggled with their weight loss success so he decided to put himself in their shoes. He did this by gaining 75 pounds in six months and then taking it off in another […]

vegerarian-dietThe Vegetarian Diet is one that has several options for participants. The most popular option is the lacto-ovo option, which sees participants shun meat and go heavy on dairy products and eggs. Others might choose to go “ovo” which mean they will also […]

The Day Off diet was created by Dr. Oz, and promoted on his 69th show airing in January of 2016. The main idea behind the diet is that you are to follow an eating plan for 6 days, and then allow your body 1 day to eat whatever you want. Many […]

egg dietAs the name would imply, the Egg Diet is one that has its entire focus centered on eggs. There are several variations of the Egg Diet that exist today. Those range from eating only eggs to eating just eggs and grapefruit. However, […]

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