Your health and fitness journey is personal, but the pervasive nature of the fad diet culture can really get inside your head if you let it. Nowadays, it seems that everywhere you turn, there’s a new advertisement for the latest and greatest “miracle diet,” promising drastic weight loss and improved health. But are these fad diets really effective? Will you really lose 20 pounds in 30 days with their “secret” list of magical foods? The short answer is: probably not. Fad diets are simply the product of clever marketers preying on individuals who aren’t sure where to turn for weight loss guidance. Here to discuss the dangers of falling victim to these diets are the fitness and nutrition pros at Envision Fitness.

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