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The Big Fat Keto Diet Fail

Yes, if you eat fewer calories you'll lose fat. But the keto diet isn't superior for fat loss, and certainly not for muscle gain. Here's the science.

Tip: Most Food Allergies Are a Delusion

Some bad stats led to a nation-wide paranoia about peanut and other allegedly common food allergies. Here's the truth.

Tip: The Carnivore Diet is Dumb

Is an all-meat diet healthy or is it just the latest diet fad for unstable people who need attention? Let's break it down.

Tip: Don't Join the GMO Confederacy of Dunces

A new study shows that strongly anti-GMO people think they know the most about the subject, but actually know the least.

Tip: Saturated Fat – Animals vs. Coconuts

Why is one considered bad and the other good? Here's the real story.

Ketosis: A Reality Check

On one side of the keto debate, you have the glassy-eyed cultish fans. On the other side, bread-scarfing haters. Who's right? Here are the facts.

Kill the Dumb Diets

What makes you fat? Insulin? The quality of food you eat? Or is it just calories in, calories out? Here's where most so-called diet gurus go wrong.

Forget the Paleo Diet. Go Neolithic

The paleo diet is based on a misunderstanding of history, genetics, and science. It's time to take a new diet approach.

3 Bad Ideas You Need to Stop Repeating

You've heard these things before. You've probably repeated them. Well, stop it. They're oversimplified and sometimes flat-out false.

Tip: Potatoes Are Paleo

You don't have to give up tubers to try a paleo-style diet. They are paleo... and they won't make you fat anyway. Here's the science.

Tip: The 3500-Calorie Rule is Dead

For over 60 years, the fitness industry has believed that cutting calories by 3500 results in a 1-pound loss. The industry is really, really, wrong.

Tip: Restaurants Are Lying About Gluten

Up to a third of restaurant dishes are contaminated with gluten, but should anyone really care?

10 Dietary Myths Destroyed

Some of these are so ingrained that no one even questions them anymore. Time to put an end to that.

Tip: The Truth About Lemon Water

They say it'll help you lose fat, digest better, detoxify, and live longer. But what does science say?

Tip: Your Seafood Isn't What You Think It Is

The seafood suppliers, grocery stores, seafood restaurants, and sushi chefs think we're all morons. Here's what they're doing to fool us.

Does Soy and Soy Protein Feminize You?

Soy was once thought to shrink your balls and make it harder for you to put on muscle. Does current research back up those fears?

Tip: Choose Steak Over Chicken

People automatically assume that eating chicken is healthier than eating beef. Here are the facts.

Tip: Screw JAMA and Their Fish Oil Report

Every once in a while, someone says that fish oil doesn't work and the whole world gets suckered in. Here's where they get it all wrong.

Tip: This Type of Fructose Won't Make You Fat

Fructose has a bad reputation. But one source of fructose won't damage the liver, doesn't affect insulin sensitivity, and won't make you chubby.

Should You Go Keto?

Is keto right for you? Here's an unbiased look at the problems and benefits of a ketogenic diet.

Best and Worst Fats for Bodybuilders & Athletes

Some eat too much, others eat too little. How much fat should a lifter actually have? From what foods? Nine experts weigh in.

Tip: The Most Overrated Dietary Oil

The benefits of this health-food darling are way overblown. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Stop Putting Hunger On A Pedestal

This is the problem with diets that promote hunger.

Tip: Surprise! Red Meat Improves Health

Fire up the barbecue because science finds that red meat does the opposite of what doctors say it does. New info here.

The Food That Really Made America Fat

Chances are, if you're fat or even a little chubby, this food is a big part of the problem... even if you're not eating it.