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

Weight Regain After 'The Biggest Loser'?

Weight Regain After 'The Biggest Loser'?
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Ping Pong for Weight Loss?

Ping Pong for Weight Loss?
I went back and forth on whether or not to cover this one, but it kept bouncing back up.  In short, ping pong (or table tennis) is being promoted as a weight loss tactic. What...
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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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Could Weight Loss Improve Daytime Sleepiness?

Could Weight Loss Improve Daytime Sleepiness?
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As many of us struggle with the time change today - we can keep in mind that at least 13% of Americans report regularly having "excessive daytime sleepiness" (EDS), which has increased from 10% in...
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