The Slow-Carb Diet: A Review and Guide

The slow-carb diet was created in 2010 by Timothy Ferriss, author of the book The 4-Hour Body. Ferriss claims that it’s effective for rapid weight loss and suggests that it is possible to lose body fat by optimizing any of these three factors: diet, exercise or your supplement regimen. Like the ketogenic diet, the slow-carb diet is based on …

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9 Popular Weight Loss Diets Reviewed

There are many weight loss diets out there. Some focus on reducing your appetite, while others restrict calories, carbs, or fat. Since all of them claim to be superior, it can be hard to know which ones are worth trying. The truth is that no one diet is best for everyone — and what works …

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Harvard Diet Reviews

From bookstores to social media to blogs, there’s no shortage of information on diet. So how to differentiate what “works” from an overhyped fad? It’s important to remember that even if a particular diet may be successful for one person, it may not be effective for another due to individual differences in genes and lifestyle. And …

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Harvard Diet Review: Paleo Diet for Weight Loss

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? The Paleolithic or “Paleo” diet seeks to address 21st century ills by revisiting the way humans ate during the Paleolithic era more than …

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Harvard Diet Review: Mediterranean Diet

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? Chances are you have heard of the Mediterranean diet. If you have a chronic condition like heart disease or high blood pressure, …

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Harvard Diet Review: Keto Diet for Weight Loss

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What is it? The ketogenic or “keto” diet is a low-carbohydrate, fat-rich eating plan that has been used for centuries to treat specific medical conditions. …

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Harvard Diet Review: Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? Intermittent fasting is a diet regimen that cycles between brief periods of fasting, with either no food or significant calorie reduction, and …

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Harvard Diet Review: Gluten-Free for Weight Loss

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? A gluten-free diet is not new. It is the sole treatment for 1-2% of Americans who have celiac disease, a serious condition …

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Harvard Diet Review: DASH

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet is sometimes prescribed by doctors to help treat high blood pressure. Blood pressure is …

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