Weight Loss Diet Schemes Don’t Work! Especially These

So we’re getting it a little backwards, announcing the winners of the Slim Chance Awards 2014 last Friday before we announce the nominees today. Hey, you gotta find your fun somewhere and with a subject like this, it’s pretty hard sometimes. Dieting is a serious business to the tune of $65 billion a year with untold […]

Before You Start That Weight Loss Diet: The Slim Chance Awards 2014

Feeling a little, shall we say, over-sated after the holidays? Or are you just tired of struggling with what you believe is excess weight, and look at the new year as a time to begin again? If so, resist the temptation to start another diet. The temptation is real and understandable. Everywhere we turn, we’re […]

Announcing the Worst Weight Loss Schemes of 2013

Before You Start Another Diet… It’s the beginning of a new year and you know what that means to the chronic dieter. Time to start a new diet! If you’re contemplating one, put away your scale and take note. An independent panel of expert judges, selected by Green Mountain, has selected the worst weight loss […]

Nominate The Worst Weight Loss Schemes of 2013

Another Day, Another Diet Do you just shake your head when you see an insane infomercial for yet another weight loss product? Or do you get frustrated when you hear a friend tell you she is starting a ridiculous diet that you know will make her struggles worse? Now is the time to help Green […]

The Worst Diets of 2011

It’s time to announce the 23rd annual Slim Chance Awards, courtesy of the Healthy Weight Network. The Slim Chance Awards are sponsored by Healthy Weight Network and the National Council against Health Fraud. They are a lead-up to “Rid the World of Fad Diets and Gimmicks Day” during Healthy Weight Week, the third week in […]

If It Looks Like a Duck: Worst Weight Loss Promises of 2008

The Healthy Weight Network recently released its 20th annual Slim Chance Awards, highlighting both the hidden dangers of diets and supplements that often contain unknown ingredients and sometimes potent drugs, and the merely ridiculous.  "To call 2008 a typical year in the weight loss field would be too easy," cites their press release. "This year’s awards go to […]