The Drunken Promises of ‘The Drinking Man’s Diet’

In the mid-1960s, a father-and-son duo helped the country delude itself into thinking that if everyone drank like Don Draper — but really cut back on bread — they’d lose all the weight they ever wanted

Was Slim-Fast the Original Liquid Diet Grift?

In the 1990s, Slim-Fast was so ubiquitous you certainly couldn't turn on the TV without hearing the line, ‘Give us a week, we’ll take off the weight’

Ranking Mexican Takeout Dishes by How Healthy They Are

Mexican food has a lot of potential to be healthy, but YOU have to make the tough choices for that to be so

Ranking Complex Carbs by How Healthy They Are

Also, uh, what even are complex carbs, anyway?