Diets don’t work. So why do we keep trying them?

Learn more in the latest episode of our Netflix show, Explained. In the 1960s, people were all about Metrecal. In the early 2000s, it was South Beach and Atkins. Then came Nutrisystem. Now everyone is going Paleo or trying Whole30.

Americans try an average of five diets in their lifetime. For women, it’s seven. These diets promise you the body you’ve always wanted — fast.

But most of the time, the shakes and powders and pills and meal plans don’t work in the long run. And it’s not just a...

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By: Vox - 6 days ago

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