"Duck Hunt"

How to Spot a Quack

Exposing hype and quackery is a major part of DietPower's mission. Here, we list eight questions to ask when evaluating any product or service. Ply them well and you'll never get nibbled. Full story.

Can These Slippers Make You Thin?

By Terry Dunkle, DietPower Editor-in-Chief

I don't know about you, but if I could lose weight just by wearing slippers, I wouldn't care how silly I looked in them. In fact, I'd be willing to pay hundreds of dollars for the opportunity. Yet these cost only $50. Full story.

Beat Cancer the Barefoot Way

By Terry Dunkle, DietPower Editor-in-Chief

You probably saw Michael Trudeau interviewing Robert Barefoot in those infomercials about Coral Calcium. This ground-up stuff from Okinawa may wipe out disease as we know it in just a few years, says Barefoot—and he says he's done the science to prove it. Trudeau professes skepticism, but in fact the two are in cahoots. Or at least they were until shortly after our article appeared. Full story.

The Negative-Calorie Diet

Can you lose weight by eating celery? Does digesting some foods use more energy than they provide? Nutrition scientists have the answers. Full story.

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