It’s that dreaded time of year again. The calendar reads January 1st and just like that, everyone seems to be on a fad diet. The SRC is packed at all hours and you can barely get a spot in your favorite class. BuzzFeed is posting “clean eating” challenges and magazine headlines read, “New Year, New You!” as if a workout plan and a detox diet can change your entire life.
This morning, however, I came across a different kind of headline. The Washington Post published a column titled, “About that diet you’re planning to start on Jan 1 - don’t do it.” I was intrigued.