10 Bogus Health Trends That Waste Your Time

The truth about oil pulling, ear candling, and other health fads.

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Help or hype?

by Jessica Girdwain

Chances are, you've heard some pretty crazy stuff can help you lose weight or get healthier. While it's obvious that some trends are totally outrageous (like extreme fasting), you may not be so sure about others that seem legit (like going gluten-free). That's why we're cutting through the hype on 10 popular health trends. At best, they might be a waste of your time and money. At worst, they may be downright dangerous. Here's the scoop—plus what really works.

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