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The Blood Type Diet

This diet is a complete scam, has absolutely no scientific basis, but has a concept so interesting it’s worth including if only to give an idea of how crazy diets …

The Chocolate Diet

Bob Greene’s Total Body Makeover

The Chicken Soup Diet

The South Beach Diet


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Weight gain

Most people diet to lose weight, but there are some who do it in order to gain weight. Contrary to popular belief, there is such a thing as being too …

Factors that influence Obesity

Body Types and Body Mass Index


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Dieting to prevent osteoporosis

Problem: Osteoporosis is the weakening of the bone because of a loss in bone mass. You don’t notice it happening, there are no symptoms, and by the time you detect …

Dieting to prevent or heal arthritis

Dieting to prevent or heal Migraines


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Diet and Vitamin supplements

Many people will take vitamin and supplements while dieting. Note, however, that they are supplements. You shouldn’t be popping those pills because your fad diet has got you eating nothing …

Snacking without guilt

What they don’t tell you about fat


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Diet pills: are they safe?

Most over-the-counter diet pills contain phenylpropanolamine (PPA) and caffeine. PPA, is a central nervous system stimulant, and supposedly one of its effects is to depress the body’s desire to eat. …

Dieting to heal and prevent diseases

Attitude towards losing weight