8 "Weight Loss" Foods That Don't Work

Artificial Sweeteners Artificial sweeteners are much sweeter than sugar and may boost sweet tooth cravings. 

Coconut Oil Coconut oil is touted for weight loss. Its weight reduction effects are inconsistently supported.

Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a popular weight-loss food. Some say it reduces appetite and aids weight reduction.

Diet Shakes Many low-calorie foods include sweets and preservatives that wreck metabolism.

Protein Bars Protein bars appear like a healthy and easy snack. However, many are heavy in calories, fat, and added sugars, causing weight gain.

Celery Juice Celery juicing is a popular weight reduction method. There is no scientific evidence that it works. 

Veggie Chips The term "veggie" makes a product sound healthful. Unfortunately, vegetarian chips and straws are no healthier than potato chips. 

Rice Cakes Rice cakes are a low-calorie snack. However, they lack nutrition. Low-calorie, nutritionally worthless food is unsatisfying. 

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