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The Abs Diet by David Zinczenko

A recent episode of 20/20 on ABC featured Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity with John Stossel, and focused on Challenging Conventional Wisdom. One of the topics was Six Pack Abs, and 20/20 interviewed David Zinczenko, the author of the Abs Diet. Zinczenko wrote the Abs Diet in 2004, and recently followed up with The Abs […]

MediterrAsian Diet by Ric Watson and Trudy Thelander

Broiled chicken, steamed vegetables, cottage cheese and peaches. It’s healthy, low calorie, and can lead to good health. But wouldn’t you rather toss aside your halo and eat pizza, pasta, and Thai chicken curry? You might be surprised to learn that a diet of Mediterranean and Asian food is one of the healthiest diets you […]

Alli Diet Plan Book

Unless you’ve been vacationing on a deserted island, you’ve probably heard of alli, the first FDA-approved diet drug cleared for over-the-counter sale. Everyone is interested, but not everyone is willing to try it so fresh out of the box. Along with the release of the pills is a new book called The alli Diet Plan. […]

The Feel Good Diet by Cheryl Hart M.D, and Mary Kay Grossman, R.D and the Serotonin Power Diet by Dr. Judith Wurtman and Nina Frusztajer Marquis, MD

It’s been a few years since we opened the news to the headline “Atkins diet may cause emotional ‘zombies'”. Dr. Judith Wurtman and her colleagues, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) clinical research center, found that when you stop eating carbohydrates, your brain stops regulating serotonin. The brain needs complex carbohydrates to manufacture serotonin […]