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The Pitt Prescription: Fad diets in the New Year

The Pitt Prescription

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

The holiday shopping season is coming to an end, but with the start of January comes a new shopping trend — a few solid weeks of businesses pushing “resolutions” to consumers. Each year it seems that new companies pop up out of nowhere to sell their so-called wonder products, with a large majority...

Top ten diets for a better you in 2018

(Illustration by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

By Sarah Shearer | Assistant Opinions Editor

January 19, 2018

Waist-deep in January, as we currently are, many students find themselves already sitting in the middle of a pile of empty chocolate chip bags and miserably shattered New Year’s resolutions. But kicking yourself over broken resolutions is the last thing you should be doing — we still have 49 week...

Paleo dieting: Even a caveman can do it, but should we?

Paleo dieting: Even a caveman can do it, but should we?

By Jackson Crowder / Staff Writer

January 6, 2014

Everyone wants to be healthy, but following through is often challenging — particularly over winter break, when many students find themselves catching up on their favorite shows and scarfing down homemade cookies. Conveniently, New Year’s is a time for new beginnings (at least, in theory). It’s ...

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