Laxative addiction is taboo, but it shouldn’t be. Every night around 7 p.m., I’d pop the cap off the bottle, pour out two tiny, bright orange pills, and swallow them. It had become unfathomable to me that weight loss could be possible without the assistance of my trusty orange pills. I was 15 years old and I was abusing laxatives, all because a so-called dietician told me to do so.
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The ketogenic or “keto” diet is all the rage now, with celebrities from Halle Berry and Gwyneth Paltrow to Alec Baldwin and Matthew McConaughey swearing by it. But what exactly does this diet involve and is it really effective for weight loss?
A high-protein diet can increase your risk of heart failure - but this depends on where that protein comes from, too.