Fad Diets in Photos Are Just As Ridiculous As You’d Imagine

And more awesome stuff other people did on the Internet today.

Photo: Stephanie Gonot

Photo: Stephanie Gonot

Thanks, NPR’s The Salt, for introducing us to photographer Stephanie Gonot‘s bizarre visual replications of fad diets like The Hollywood Grapefruit diet and the 7-Day Color Diet (shown above). Kate Pilewski, a student health dietitian at Duke University said, “Seeing [these diets] in photos is really striking and makes them look much less appealing than hearing that Beyonce did it.” Here’s some other stuff that we loved today:

Watch Zack Posen and Eric Ripert talk food & fashion. [Youtube]

Football is here! 25 tailgating recipes to set the season off right. [Food Republic]

Watch Danny Bowien, Dan Holzman, and some lucky others try September’s new Cronut flavor. [YouTube]

New “Spaghetti” Gelato Debuts in the West Village. [Grub Street]




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