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Fad Diets AKA If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

September 23, 2019

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf, Extension Specialist for Nutrition and Health

Episode 15, Season 2

We hear about them everywhere; on television, on social media, in magazines . . . it seems a new fad diet pops up every day.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf discuss what makes a diet a fad and red flags to look for when evaluating the merits of any "really great way to lose 10 pounds this week" eating plan.  The also discuss components of a healthy eating plan.

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