Which claims about food and health can you trust? Don’t count on celebrities, the latest headlines, industry-funded research studies, supplements, food labels, and ads. We separate the facts from fiction on health, food, weight loss, supplements, and more.
How do food fads and other evidence-free claims get their start? In some cases, celebrity influence helps stir up confusion. Celeb-endorsed, science-free bunk therapies run the gamut from fad diets and supplements to colonics, intravenous vitamin therapies, and homeopathy.
When it comes to health, there are no guarantees. But you can hedge your bets by knowing how to eat healthy and lower your risk of illness.