Posts tagged "diet"

There’s No Such Thing As Chemical-Free Eating

A few months ago, I started an elimination diet under the guidance of a nutritionist. This wound up with me eating roughly paleo, not because I think that the paleo

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 8, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Australian Doctor Extols Disturbing “Holocaust Victim Diet” On Live TV

Dr. Ric Gordon suggests dieters look to Holocaust victims for diet inspiration. …

Robyn Pennacchia | August 12, 2015 - 11:05 am

Sugar Should Be Only 5 Percent Of Your Calories, According To Who Cares

Hey, here’s another draconian diet metric that health officials want you to follow! According to the British Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition, sugar should constitute only five percent of your…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 17, 2015 - 10:50 am

Managing Diet And Exercise With My ADHD Brain

I have pretty severe ADHD. That dictates a lot of the way that my life, brain, body, and relationships function, but it’s not something I talk about a lot because…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 19, 2015 - 10:30 am

The Best Diet Of The Year: The Heart-Healthy DASH Diet

U.S. News had a panel of health experts — including doctors and professors from Johns Hopkins, Harvard, and the University of Chicago — look at popular diets and rank their…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 9, 2015 - 1:30 pm

The Soapbox: Why I’m Not Going To Stop Eating Meat

When I was 13, my 7th grade science class was assigned to dissect a fetal pig.  This made me massively uncomfortable. My teacher told us that we could opt out…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 26, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Weight Watchers’ Repulsive New Ad Campaign Asks Women To Publicly Confess Their Shame … For Eating

This ad for Weight Watchers “Smart Ones” frozen meals popped up before a YouTube video I was watching, and I actually had to watch it twice all the way through…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 19, 2014 - 12:00 pm

10 Insane Diets No One Should Ever Try

It’s a new year, and that means after a month of effort, you’re ready to quit your New Year’s resolutions. Since you’re reading this in English, I assume you resolved…

Cracked | February 9, 2014 - 11:30 am

The Graham Cracker Was Originally Invented To Kill Your Sex Drive

Sylvester Graham, an evangelical minister in the 1830s and the world’s first “health nut,” believed that the single greatest health concern facing Americans was rampant sexual desire. In order to…

Ami Angelowicz | January 16, 2014 - 9:30 am

Is Anyone Surprised That A Man Invented The “Beer And Sausage Diet”?

If I told you that the “beer and sausage diet” had been dreamed up by a man, no one would be surprised, right? I mean, half of my guy friends…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 25, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Valentino Shares His Super Sad Diet With Harper’s Bazaar

Diets, man! What a bitch. As a human with a particular fondness for bread, cheese, and meat and a diminutive frame that, presented with the opportunity, will take all of

Rachel Krause | August 28, 2013 - 10:40 am

Those Before/After Fitness Pictures Are A Big, Fat Lie

You might have already expected as much, but those before/after picture for the supplements that claim to help you drop 30 pounds in 30 days or give you an overnight…

Ami Angelowicz | August 23, 2013 - 3:30 pm

True Story: I Let My Boyfriend (John DeVore) Talk Me Into Doing A Juice Cleanse

I was halfway through my third fried fish taco at Highland Café in northeast Los Angeles before I realized what I’d done.

“Oh, crap,” I said aloud. A…

Sara Benincasa | July 9, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Kelly Wearstler Divulges Extreme Diet In Pages Of “Bon Appetit”

Kelly Wearstler is a design goddess. Her interiors include hip hotels from around the world and homes of the rich and famous. In recent years, Wearstler has expanded into designing…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2013 - 4:00 pm

How Your Friend’s Body Image Can Impact Your Own

Recently, a friend of mine shared with me how unhappy she is with her body. I had been just fine with the way my body looks but once she suggested…

Daley Quinn | November 9, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Going Vegan: The Right Choice For President Clinton And Me

If you watched the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, you probably saw Bill Clinton’s stirring speech. But while the former president still has the same unfettered charisma, quick wit and…

Julie Gerstein | September 7, 2012 - 11:00 am

8 Celebs Who Swear By The “Sex Diet”

When celebs share their diet and exercise tips, we listen. Even if the tips involve things like eating only baby food or jumping around in Kangoo boots. Hey, whatever works!

Ami Angelowicz | August 9, 2012 - 9:00 am

Mirror, Mirror: Am I The Only Person Who Eats Carbs?

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | July 19, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Today In Crazy: Brides Are Now Going On Feeding Tubes To Lose Weight

Meet Jessica Schnaider, a woman profiled in The New York Times’ Style section this weekend. Jessica, 41, wanted to lose weight for her wedding, but instead of doing the typical…

Julie Gerstein | April 16, 2012 - 11:40 am

Chanel Iman Has A Totally Different Kind Of Pre-Victoria’s Secret Regimen

While Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima goes to disturbing lengths to stay slim, model and alleged Kanye West canoodler Chanel Iman went to similarly disturbing lengths to put on weight…

Julie Gerstein | November 10, 2011 - 9:20 am
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