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...
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Whole Body Vibration for Weight Loss?

Whole Body Vibration for Weight Loss?
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At the request of Ms. Rachel Nanez, we are tackling this question. Here was her text to me: “Heard this on the radio this morning...'whole body vibrators, the new way to lose weight without exercising!’...
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Does Dust Cause Obesity?

Does Dust Cause Obesity?
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Some recent headlines: How could dust cause obesity? Could house dust be making children FAT? Dust at home could be the major cause of obesity. Can house dust make us fat? Before the idea of...
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A Pound of Fat Equals 3,500 Calories?

A Pound of Fat Equals 3,500 Calories?
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The common idea that 1 pound of fat is equal to 3,500 calories most likely comes from original research in the late 1950's on the effects of fasting in obese individuals. Well, it stuck, and...
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Waist Training: Squeezing Out the Truth

Waist Training: Squeezing Out the Truth
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Waist training is the process of wearing a modern take on a Victorian era corset in order to (1) provide an instant slimming, hourglass figure effect, (2) motivate one to improve posture and eat healthier,...
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