In a world of misinformation, Fitness Pudding is here to separate fact from fallacy, and science from fiction.

Vinegar for Weight Loss?

Vinegar for Weight Loss?
Vinegar has numerous health benefits.2,3 One claim is that it promotes weight loss through the effects of acetic acid. Studies have been done on rats and mice, and most show an effect on weight loss – al......
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Sleeping with a Bar of Soap for Restless Leg and Cramps?

Sleeping with a Bar of Soap for Restless Leg and Cramps?
I was recently reminded of an "old wive's tale" that a bar of soap under the bed sheet can reduce everything from muscle cramps and restless leg syndrome to arthritis. As ridiculous as it sounded to......
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Weight Loss Smells: Scents and Food Cravings

Weight Loss Smells: Scents and Food Cravings
Our desire to eat is not always due a deep, physiological drive for hunger. We easily respond to cues from food, such as how they look, sound, and smell. Our emotions also play an important role......
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Mistletoe and Fat Loss?

Mistletoe and Fat Loss?
In the giving Christmas spirit, I wish to protect some of you from a post-holiday purchase of mistletoe extract for your new year's weight loss goals. Articles like this one can catch on like wildfire, sending......
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Fiber and Weight Loss

Fiber and Weight Loss
Claiming a scientific formulation, fiber supplements, such as Skinny Fiber, have been promoted alongside other fad supplements to promote weight loss in those who take it. Some resellers are even using common exaggerated wording to claim that the......
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