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Not another “10 foods that speed up your metabolism” article, we look for some science on popular fat-fighting foods for weight loss. How to boost your metabolism? This was a question asked – in far more obscure scientific terms, between 1213 and 1288 by Ibn al-Nafis. And the subject started gaining popularity at the end of the sixteenth century. Scientists and nutritionists have then spent another 300 years or so to help us, but with…

There’s an old joke about a woman who orders 5 double cheeseburgers, an extra-large serving of fries, and a super-sized ice-cream sundae. Then tells the waitress that she also wants a diet soda – because she’s on a diet. Ironically, the diet soda could be the worst thing on her list. Much debate is raging around whether diet soda is good or bad – and whether it plays any role in weight loss. Even in…