Happy Halloween season! You think that horror flick you watched or that haunted house you visited was scary? The most terrifying things I’ve ever seen weren't produced by Wes Craven or found in a theme park - they're weight loss fads!
It’s an amazing time to be alive. Today, there’s not only more health fitness and nutrition knowledge available at your fingertips than ever before, but also more evidence-based (scientific) information. The problem in this new internet age is that mixed in with some of the best info we have ever had, is an equal if not larger amount of misinformation circulated by quacks, cons and charlatans. In this post, Tom Venuto debunks 20 of the biggest diet myths
There is such a thing as a scientific keto diet. There is such a thing as a well-informed person who goes on keto for a specific reason that’s perfectly logical. There is such a thing as a person who succeeds on keto, including successful maintenance. Keto diets can work, and are not necessarily harmful. I am not writing this to bash keto. However I am here to expose keto diet lies and bust keto diet myths that need to die.
If there is one food, supplement or folk remedy hyped with the longest list of supposed health benefits, including “It burns fat too!” it’s got to be apple cider vinegar. The truth is, apple cider vinegar is not a fat burner. At best, it’s half a salad dressing. Even then, balsamic is better…
The last time I bought a muscle magazine must have been 13 or 14 years ago. But I confess, the other day in the gym, there were three bodybuilding mags sitting on the bike, and [...]
The "Shocking" truth about electrical muscle stimulation (EMS). Shocking. Get it? Sorry, bad pun - I couldn't resist. But this deserves to be poked fun at. "Attach electrodes to your belly, turn on the current, [...]
I almost spit out my high protein oatmeal pancake all over my Macbook this morning when I saw this! I was reading my email, eating breakfast, when I came across this message from a Burn [...]
Since 1989, when I started in the fitness business, I’ve seen dozens of diet supplements burst onto the scene, sell into the multi-millions, only to drop off the map and end up buried in the [...]
Everyone has heard the commercials at least once. Sensa, the miracle supplement that will help you lose weight without resorting to a diet! Trainers and doctors have been inundated with questions about the supplement for [...]
Guest blog by Mike Howard, author of Lean Minded One of the most nonsensical (not to mention irritating) trends in health is “cleansing” or “detox” diets. They exist in abundance in health circles and can [...]