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Can the Grapefruit Diet Work For You?

It has been around for 60 years but the grapefruit diet is still at the top of almost any list of fad diets that you will see. It promises to help you lose ten pounds in less than two weeks if you stick strictly to it. The theory is that something in the grapefruit when […]

13 South Florida restaurants ordered shut last week by health…

MIAMI – It was a very busy week for inspectors with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. 13 South Florida restaurants were ordered shut. By far the worst inspection was Mingies Chinese Restaurant on Miami Gardens Drive. Records show an Inspector found three rodents in the restaurant and rodent rub marks, from their nasty, […]

Five elite athletes who thrive on a plant-based diet – in soccer, tennis, ice hockey, bodybuilding and mixed martial arts

When the Boston Bruins ice hockey team takes on the Calgary Flames for two games in China (Shenzhen on September 15 and Beijing on September 19), one player literally will be head and shoulders above the rest. That will be Bruins defenceman and captain Zdeno Chara, a hulking Slovak who stands 2.05 metres (6 feet […]

5 Breakfast Ideas to Kickstart Your Weight Loss

Kickstart your weight loss efforts by eating a hearty fruit breakfast. This will enable you to burn excess fat, create youthful skin and feel lighter all day long. By following my breakfast ideas below you can start the day the way you mean to continue: # 1 One of the best ways to trigger rapid […]

A short history of terrible diets — Quartzy

“The way we approach nutrition and dieting changes every five years,” says Sydnee McElroy, a family doctor practicing in Huntington, West Virginia, and co-author, with her spouse Justin, of the forthcoming book Sawbones: The Horrifying, Hilarious Road to Modern Medicine. Right now, low-carb diets, like paleo and keto, are one of the hottest trends. But […]