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#Diets

Can we take a moment to remember how ridiculous Special K advertisements have been over the years?

It’s hard to believe that some of these ever made it to television.

From TheJournal.ie Myth debunked: Neither the low-carb nor the low-fat diet is superior Diets

Myth debunked: Neither the low-carb nor the low-fat diet is superior

Cutting either carbs or fats shaves off excess weight in about the same proportion.

From TheJournal.ie Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight Diet

Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight

New research says there is no solid evidence to support claims the drinks help prevent obesity.

This Geordie Shore star's diet book advises people to eat 800 calories a day

Unsurprisingly, no one is impressed.

Women in Hong Kong are staring at the sun to try and lose weight

Women in Hong Kong are staring at the sun to try and lose weight

Well, we’ve heard it all now.

8 glorious foods that are deceptively high in calories

Take a deep breath.

US woman eats nothing but pet food for 30 days, because why not

Talk about going to the dogs.

8 delectable treats you won't believe are completely gluten-free

Gluten-freeeee to do what you want to do.

15 thoughts everyone on a diet has at lunchtime

Office lunchtime is the undisputed enemy of the dieter.

From TheJournal.ie Drinking two glasses of fruit juice a day is actually pretty bad for you Juicy

Drinking two glasses of fruit juice a day is actually pretty bad for you

A survey by the UK’s health body found that breakfast cereals are pushing children’s sugar levels over the recommended limits.

8 signs the diet starts TOMORROW

No, seriously. Ah sure go on, another Pringle then.

From TheJournal.ie Concern over teen 'thigh gap' weight loss obsession Body Image

Concern over teen 'thigh gap' weight loss obsession

Psychologists and sociologists warn that ‘pipe dream’ of particular body shape a danger to teenage girls.

From TheJournal.ie How gastronomy can make us more conscious of the true value of food Opinion

How gastronomy can make us more conscious of the true value of food

The original 19th century gastronomy movement encouraged restraint and reflection – and should make us sensitive to “smart, site-specific” agriculture to address the issue of how to feed the world well.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: New Year is where we resolve to be grown-ups Opinion

Lisa McInerney: New Year is where we resolve to be grown-ups

The true mark of maturity, however, is to stop beating ourselves up over not being the perfect adult – and to resolve to be a better kid.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What are the real dangers in our eating habits? Opinion

Column: What are the real dangers in our eating habits?

There’s a key problem with most of our diets – and we probably don’t even realise it, writes Sarah Keogh.

From TheJournal.ie 9 dieting gimmicks you should stop wasting money on Health

9 dieting gimmicks you should stop wasting money on

No, really, put down those toning shoes.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Heart Foundation warns public over 'quick-fix' diets Dieting

Irish Heart Foundation warns public over 'quick-fix' diets

Those hoping to lose weight have been warned about over-the-counter meal replacement products, with experts saying that a slow approach is the only way to lose weight successfully and keep it off.

From TheJournal.ie Breakfast cereals "too high in sugar", says report Cereals

Breakfast cereals "too high in sugar", says report

Cereals targeted at children are particularly high in sugar, a new report by Which? researchers says, adding that Lidl Crownfield Conflakes have as much salt as a packet of crisps.

From TheJournal.ie Consumers warned against buying illegal diet pills online Online Drugs

Consumers warned against buying illegal diet pills online

The Irish Medicines Board has warned that seemingly ‘safe’ slimming products bought online can contain Sibutramine – a substance linked to heart attacks and strokes that has been and withdrawn from the worldwide market.