Do fad diets really help you lose weight and get healthy?

An episode of House Calls: Real Docs, Real Talk

Healthy eating isn’t about quick fixes or all-or-nothing solutions. Popular diet plans such as paleo, keto or Atkins claim to help you lose weight and improve health. A balanced eating pattern based on the best science is key to managing weight successfully over the long term and having a healthy heart. Dr. Charlotte Markey, a Rutgers University psychology professor and a specialist in body image and eating behaviors, joins House Calls to discuss how to tell the difference between a healthy eating plan and an unhealthy fad diet.