Facts behind fad diets

Paleo, detoxes, clean eating, raw diet, no sugar … there’s a seemingly endless stream of different so-called ‘diets’ and new ‘health’ foods which are often accompanied by some elusive and alluring promise of quick weight loss and magical health benefits.

You may even find the odd celebrity as part of the promotion of these.

In reality, such diets are rarely backed by solid science in terms of weight loss, and are often highly restrictive.  But somehow, we cannot but be tempted to try (probably because all the others didn’t work).

So what is the answer? Check out www.healthybalance.co.nz