Eat, crave, love: How to suss out a fraud diet, even if it’s going viral
Keto, intermittent fasting, juices, raw food. A nutritionist helps decode if the diets everyone’s raving about is actually good or just dangerous nonsense
The scariest part about the recent death of 39-year-old vegan raw-food influencer Zhanna Samsonova, isn’t just that she died of starvation and exhaustion brought on by her diet. It’s that years of eating only fruits, seeds, smoothies and juices (she often didn’t drink water for days) had made her steadily drop weight, lose muscle tone and look skeletal. She actually believed that she was doing the right thing for her body until the end.