fad diets

  • Try These Breakfast Ideas That Aren’t All Carbs

    Try These Breakfast Ideas That Aren’t All Carbs

    When it comes to breakfast, the prevailing theme is carbs, carbs, carbs: a lot of cereals, toast, granola bars, and bagels. Of course, carbs aren’t bad, they’re just one element of a complete diet (and happen to be an easy option in the morning). With a little effort, though, you can add proteins, fats, fibre,…

  • We’re Counting Carbs All Wrong

    We’re Counting Carbs All Wrong

    For many of us, our approach to nutrition includes counting carbohydrates, whether it’s following a keto or low-carb diet or aiming for a specific proportion of macros each day. We also tend to sort foods into “good carbs” and “bad carbs” based on criteria like whether they’re quick-digesting carbs or whether they have more fibre.

  • The Pros And Cons Of Whole30 Diets

    The Pros And Cons Of Whole30 Diets

    The Whole30 diet declares swaths of food off-limits, and sets up ironclad rules about the little that’s left. That means it checks a lot of boxes for a fad diet or one that’s too draconian to be effective. But there’s good here too, enough that it might help if you know what you’re in for.

  • 2018’s Biggest Health Fads: Are They Legit Or Nah?

    It’s that time of year again – when we are inundated with information about what the next great wellness blogger will be instagramming non-stop as a cure-all for, well, all. So what do the experts make of this year’s biggest trends – hemp, proats, flexatarianism, adaptogens, kanuka and seaweed? I spoke to nutritionist Catherine Saxelby…