Drinking apple cider vinegar for weight loss seems far-fetched. Does it work?

Apple cider vinegar isn’t likely to be effective for weight loss. Proponents of apple cider vinegar claim that it has numerous health benefits and that drinking a small amount or taking a supplement before meals helps curb appetite and burn fat. However, there’s little scientific support for these claims. Studies of apple cider vinegar for READ MORE

Intermittent fasting no better than calorie restriction for weight loss

A study has investigated how intermittent fasting compares with calorie restriction to reduce weight. The results suggest that intermittent fasting is no better than calorie restriction for weight loss and is actually less effective in reducing body fat content. The researchers say that including physical activity as part of an intermittent fasting diet could optimize READ MORE

Atkins Diet: The Ultimate Guide

The ketogenic diet may be the “it” low-carb diet for weight loss right now, but its predecessor the Atkins diet is the original version of this restrictive eating approach. “Atkins and keto are both low-carb diets that may benefit weight loss, diabetes management, and heart health,” says Vanessa Rissetto, RD, a nutritionist based in Hoboken, New Jersey. In addition to keto being much higher in fat than Atkins, READ MORE