From history's weirdest fad diets to 3 strange mind tricks that cut calories, here is today’s harvest from the greenest and healthiest of the web:
History's weirdest fad diets
As early as the Greeks and Romans people have been dieting. But while it was largely about health and fitness back then, it's the Victorians who really kick started the fad diet.
A Third Of Food Is Wasted, Making It the Third-Biggest Carbon Emitter
The food the world wastes accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than any country except for China and the United States, the United Nations said in a report on Wednesday.
Edible coatings for ready-to-eat fresh fruits and vegetables
The scientist who turned fresh-cut apple slices into a popular convenience food, available ready-to-eat in grocery stores, school cafeterias and fast-food restaurants, today described advances in keeping other foods fresh, flavorful, and safe.
People who read food labels stay thinner, study finds
An international team of scientists from the University of Santiago de Compostela has found that reading the labels on food products is linked to obesity prevention, especially in women. According to the study which used data from the United States, female consumers who consult food labels weigh nearly 8 pounds less.
3 Strange Mind Tricks That Cut Calories
Do you have issues with cravings? Or do you often find yourself eating more than you want to? Be honest… If so, you are not alone. Overeating is one of the biggest reasons why people fail to lose weight.
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