The truth about diets

January is a time for New Year’s resolutions, many of which relate to diet. People are eager to start the new year off on the right foot by eating well in a bid to lose weight and improve their health. With an abundance of diets out there, there is no shortage of options available. But do popular diets really work? And if so, how do you identify the one that is best for you? When it comes to diet, it is important to look at what the research says. Finding quality information can be challenging due to the lack of research available about whether diets really help people lose weight, and if they are safe to practice.  We have sourced and compiled the latest information on popular diets supported by research evidence to help inform your decision making.

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