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Fad diets violate the first principle of good nutrition, which is to eat a balanced diet that includes a variety of foods.
Fad diets are so monotonous and boring that it's almost impossible to stay on them for long periods.
Despite what fad diet books may say, the only sensible way to lose weight permanently is to eat less and maintain or increase physical activity.
www.deliciousdecisions.org /ff/tsd_nondiets_fad.html   (416 words)

 Fad Diets: Seduction and Deceit
Fad diets are clearly extreme and often irrational plans that lack valid evidence and scientific research.
If fad diets work, in spite of being extremely unhealthy, it is because one's calorie intake decreases (The Zone's recommended diet calls for less than 1,000 calories a day) (1).
Although fad diets are, in general, dangerous and ineffective, it is crucial to note that they may work for the particular individual whose body is programmed to respond positively to such extreme constraints.
serendip.brynmawr.edu /biology/b103/f02/web1/asullivan.html   (1436 words)

 BPhoenix: The Dangers of Fad Diets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Indentifying fad diets is not as difficult as it seems.
Many fad diets are not nutritionally sound, and most of these diets have one major flaw.
Many of the fad diets that cause a loss of water weight result in dehydration, which puts strain on the body's system in addition to making the dieter feel weak.
www.angelfire.com /home/bphoenix1/fad.html   (1180 words)

 Barbelith Underground > Radio & Music > Fad Gadget
Fad's second album, "Incontinet", was released in 1981, again on Mute (in between the first album and the second he released two more singles: "Make Room", which utilized cut-up radio voices, and "Lady Shave").
In 1983, Fad released the single "I Discover Love", a big band, jazz-sounding number that is absolutely delightful to the ears (it also had a guest cameo by Rowland S. Howard on guitar).
I was fortunate enough to see Fad Gadget's last ever UK show (which was 2002), and was gutted that he died shortly afterwards just about when he looked like his talent was getting a well-deserved re-examination.
www.barbelith.com /topic/22152   (1412 words)

 More Popular Fad Diets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The most famous of all fad diets is of course the Atkins diet, which is not ideal for me because I am not a great meat lover.
Not strictly a fad diet,the Mediterranean diet first became popular as a heart health diet, but its role may be changing.
CSIRO scientists have spent the past eight years looking at fad diets and have developed one that is proven and is backed by the federal government.
www.free-fad-diets.com /popular-fad-diets.html   (713 words)

 Crazyfads.com - Crazy Fads
Go back a few decades and read about the silly to serious fads that helped change our society and create a pop-culture.
Swallowing Goldfish - A fad that was very popular among college students and drew crowds of spectators who wanted to witness this.
Hula Hoop - One of the biggest fads of all time is the hula-hoop, invented in 1957, by an Australian.
www.crazyfads.com   (257 words)

 Be careful when buying "fad" exotic pets, says K-State veterinarian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
"Fad" exotic pets, such as the pot-bellied pig of the mid-1990s, are defined as uncommon pets that suddenly become popular.
However, some fad pets can be challenging to care for, and potential owners need to be careful before buying into the animal's popularity.
However, fad pets, like most exotic pets, instinctually hide signs of illness; owners may not realize their pet is sick until it is too late.
www.newss.ksu.edu /WEB/News/NewsReleases/listfadpets81203.html   (461 words)

 All About FAD
FAD’s roots can be traced to the Manila Center for Young Adults (MCYA), a project initiated in 1985 by the Philippine Center for Population Development.
FAD is proud of the fact that it has tapped the sense of corporate social responsibility of the commercial sector.
FAD occupies the ground floor of a two-story wooden ancestral house.
www.teenfad.ph /ABOUT/FADINC/ABOUT.HTM   (1024 words)

 Fads of the Fifties - Davy Crockett's Coonskin Caps
Fads of the Fifties - Davy Crockett's Coonskin Caps
Like most fads that come in with a vengeance, they tend to go out with the proverbial whimper.
Thus it was with Davy Crockett and the coonskin cap.
www.fiftiesweb.com /fashion/coonskin-caps.htm   (206 words)

 Frank Tovey/Fad Gadget (Mute)
Fad's reputation for eccentricity was deepened by his debut live performance at London's Moonlight Club shortly before the release of the single; a show in which theatrics met with menacing emotional shadows.
Fad celebrated on-stage by smothering himself in shaving foam and ripping out clumps of his pubic hair.
Fad had recovered sufficiently by September '83 to release a new single 'I Discover Love'/'Lemmings On Lover's Rock', featuring Rowland S. Howard, then of The Birthday Party, on guitar.
www.mutelibtech.com /mute/tovey/tovey.htm   (1967 words)

 My Top Ten Fad Diets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Although the raw food diet is NOT a fad diet, I have included it here as when I began it, I believed it was, and planned only to stick to the diet for one week.
It is not to be undertaken lightly, but if you have any other ailments it is an excellent diet, as it has been known to cure many illnesses including such diseases as cancer and diabeties.
There are many other popular fad diets that diets that I have not listed, either because they were not for me, or I simply have not tried them.
www.free-fad-diets.com /top-ten-fad-diets.html   (1395 words)

 FAD Teen Weight Loss Program and Guidebook with Online Life Coaches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
FAD is the complete Teen Weight Loss Program that will help you immediately start eating less, burning more calories, feeling better about yourself and give you a place to go for answers.
FAD is easy to understand, but you still may have a few questions after reading through the program.
FAD is easy to order and ships to any of the 50 states the next business day.
www.onlinelifecoach.com /fad   (1317 words)

 Team recruiting thread at FaD - hardCOREware Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
I know there are deff more ppl out there that'd gladly devote their computer when its idle to FaD, you just need to make sure the message of finding a cure gets to those of us.
I run FAD in the background even when im gaming farcry, doom 3 its a great program only kicks in when there are cpu cycles available.
FaD has real support with real people who react to problems whether at work or at home after hours.
www.hardcoreware.net /forum/showthread.php?t=17995   (597 words)

 Dr Fad.com - Your Online Source for Information on Dr Fad and Advice for Inventors of all Ages.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
According to the good doctor of fad, the practitioner of pulp, the physician of inventions, “The problem with all these reality shows is the winner usually has either talent or good looks.
Fad is a best-selling author and was the host of a hit television show.
Fad has been providing advice and guidance to inventors for the past 20 years.
www.drfad.com /press/search.htm   (536 words)

 Find a Free Fad Diet to work for you
I am a great believer in fad diets, particuarly free fad diets, although the more popular fad diets have been given a bad press lately.
Other fad diets have also come under attack, critics claim the diets do not provide our bodies with the necessary vitamins, minerals, fats, carbohydrates or proteins that we need to function at an optimal level.
I lost over 40lbs in just six months following fad diets, I did not stick to one diet but would chop and change, as some of them are rather limiting on the taste buds if you attempt to follow them for long periods of time.
www.free-fad-diets.com   (443 words)

 Fad Instructions
Faculty and Course data collected prior to the Final FAD will be officially reported to the Chancellor's Office.
FAD reports are retained on X/PTR for six years.
Contact Linda Neill for access to FAD reports older than six years, as these are not available on X/PTR.
www.calpoly.edu /~inststdy/fad_instructions.htm   (1113 words)

 Fad Diets and quick weight loss diets
We all know about fad diets and their promise of bringing some instant weight loss.
These fad diets are far from the ideal diet and it should be noted that they aren't balanced and the best way to lose any weight is with a careful well balanced diet.
Okay, enjoy your fad diets or better yet, read the fad diets, laugh at how silly they are, and then eat your favorite food and thank god you wouldn't be silly enough to try one of them :o)
www.webterrace.com /fad/home.htm   (397 words)

 List of fads - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A fad, also known as a craze, refers to a fashion that becomes popular in a culture (or subcultures) relatively quickly, remains popular, often for a rather brief period, then loses popularity dramatically.
A fad that remains popular for a significant amount of time typically loses its significance in current Popular Culture as it evolves and becomes accepted into a society's every-day culture (ie.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fad   (116 words)

 FAD Diagnostician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A FAD diagnostician (FADD) is a State Department of Agriculture or USDA veterinarian who has received training in the detection of FAD's and how to take and send appropriate samples for diagnosis.
Prior to leaving the farm, the FAD diagnostician works with the producer to establish appropriate bio-security measures and all clothing, equipment, and vehicles are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected before leaving the premises.
With a presumptive positive FAD outbreak, the State Veterinarian, APHIS AVIC, and FAD diagnostician meet to discuss and implement appropriate control measures to include a state quarantine of the premise, increased area of surveillance, and initiation of steps to characterize and control the outbreak.
www.vet.uga.edu /VPP/IVM/ENG/Agencies/fadd.htm   (340 words)

 Fad Diets Information from WebMD Weight Loss Clinic
While fad diets can provide a quick fix, this type of weight loss is often difficult to maintain because it's based on unrealistic eating patterns like eliminating foods or even an entire food group from your diet.
Unfortunately, most of them, in their efforts to succeed, involve omitting certain foods, and sometimes even entire food groups (for example, high protein diets suggest eliminating carbohydrates, a significant element of the recommended eating guidelines based on the food pyramid).
Fad diets take form in many ways: low-fat, low carbohydrates, high protein or focusing on one particular food item such as grapefruit.
www.weightlossmd.com /spotting_fad_diets.asp   (718 words)

 Wired 6.11: Must Read   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
While most of today's market scientists have taken to scenarios and computer models to manufacture hits, EPM Communications president Ira Mayer and business licensing authority Karen Raugust forsook simulacra for historical analysis.
The result, "The EPM Fad Study," fetches a princely US$295 and charts the life span of Pet Rocks, Rubik's Cubes, Nehru jackets, the Macarena, even mah-jongg.
A fad is something that starts out with grassroots appeal.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/6.11/mustread.html?pg=3   (230 words)

 DNA, XP, SOA, ESB, ETC Are Dead; FAD is the Future   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In FAD, all diagrams are made on a disposable medium.
FAD will be taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time.
FAD is the way to go - I'm a big evangilist of FAD.
weblogs.asp.net /Alex_Papadimoulis/archive/2005/05/05/405747.aspx   (1146 words)

 Efficient incorporation of CoA, NAD and FAD into RNA by in vitro transcription -- Huang 31 (3): 8 -- Nucleic Acids ...
(A) Fluorescence emission spectra of free FAD and CoES7 FAD–RNA.
While there is no apparent spectral shift between FAD and FAD–RNA, coupling FAD to the 5' end of RNA results in a 2.6-fold decrease in fluorescence intensity.
FAD is not a result of the covalent linkage itself between FAD
nar.oxfordjournals.org /cgi/content/full/31/3/e8   (4496 words)

 Fad Diets
In my work counseling executives about their health, I get many people coming to me convinced that the latest fad diet they’re on is the answer to all their weight problems.
The most common diets of the past 5 years have been the high-protein diets, such as the Zone and the Adkins diets.
The authors of these fad diet books use lots of big, fancy words to make their claims sound scientific and valid.
www.healthyself.org /faddiets.htm   (568 words)

 Florida Association of the Deaf --- (FAD)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
FAD E-zine is a subscription that allows anyone to subscribe the news, announcements, events, and others.
FAD Emergency list is an alert system to warn Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened and Deaf-Blind Floridians of hazardous weather such as hurricane or other disasters.
The FAD Photo Gallery will have almost all of the photographs we have in our library.
www.fadcentral.org   (264 words)

 Halfbakery: No-fad fad
It will be impossible to end this fad, because to do so would be unfashionable until another fashion takes its place, but no new fashion can begin while it is still fashionable not to have a fashion.
my fad for this season is to wear a pair of underpants on my head twisted into an old mrs mop style, with an ostrich feather at a jaunty angle.
But if the fad were that there were no fads, then people following fads would have to not follow fads.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/No-fad_20fad   (468 words)

 Pfam 18.0 : FAD_binding_4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This family consists of various enzymes that use FAD as a co-factor, most of the enzymes are similar to oxygen oxidoreductase.
The FAD molecule is covalently bound in the known structure, however the residue that links to the FAD is not in the alignment.
Other members of this family include D-lactate dehydrogenase, this enzyme catalyses the conversion of D-lactate to pyruvate using FAD as a co-factor; mitomycin radical oxidase, this enzyme oxidises the reduced form of mitomycins and is involved in mitomycin resistance.
pfam.wustl.edu /cgi-bin/getdesc?acc=PF01565   (313 words)

 the FAD Toolkit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The FAD Toolkit is the result of extensive investigation into visualization using nonlinear magnification.
Although the FAD toolkit has been made available on a restricted basis in the past, there is currently no free version available.
Here are a few applications to which the FAD Toolkit has been applied.
www.cs.indiana.edu /~tkeahey/research/fad/fad.html   (380 words)

 FAD Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
The FAD Calendar is distributed by IPandA before the beginning of each academic year.
The notification and distribution procedures are the same as the Preliminary FAD report.
Because interpreting the FAD report is certainly not intuitive, and because personnel can change in the Dean’s offices and especially at the department level, IPandA has developed documentation designed to assist in interpreting the FAD report.
www.calpoly.edu /~inststdy/overview.htm   (944 words)

 Fad Diets
Fad dieting is a growing problem in our society; it is a problem because a fad diet doesn’t help a person to change their bad habits that have caused their overweight condition.
A fad diet is simply a quick fix to a problem that requires a change in a person’s diet, exercise routine, and lifestyle.
The end result of fad diets is “yo-yo” dieting, which is simply a vicious cycle of losing and gaining weight
www.vanderbilt.edu /AnS/psychology/health_psychology/Fad_Diets.htm   (200 words)

 Pacific Fitness Recognizing Fad Diets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Most often the "new" and "revolutionary" diets are really old fad diets making an encore appearance.
These high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets tend to be low in calcium and fiber, as well as healthy phytochemicals (plant chemicals).
However, supplements should "bridge the gap" in healthy eating and not be used as a replacement for nutrient-rich foods.
www.pacificfitness.net /FadDiets.htm   (515 words)

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