Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences
As fad diets continue to gain popularity, more people fall prey to solutions that promise big results, but in reality, don’t amount to long-term weight loss, Teresa Henson, Extension specialist – nutrition outreach coordinator for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 1890 Cooperative Extension Program, said. Maintaining a healthy weight is better guaranteed through healthy eating practices and physical activity.
“Fad diets and magical supplements are marketing ploys,” she said. “They promise great changes with little effort required by the person wanting to lose weight. In the end, however,