Is this new French diet the weight loss solution you’ve been waiting for? The claim: eat whatever you want and not gain a pound. But is this plan really the answer? And is it any different from the Atkins diet? Dr. Oz investigates this new plan and gives you the facts. Click here to read an excerpt. 

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Fat Substitutes: Could They Be Leading to Your Weight Gain?

They're hiding in everything from low-fat cottage cheese to protein shakes.

Fat substitutes are compounds that resemble the chemical and physical properties of certain fats and oils and are often used to replace conventional fats (butter, oil) in baking and frying. They can help bring calorie counts down.

But fat substitutes are almost like secret ingredients that hide in plain sight, says Mark Schatzker, author of the upcoming book "The End of Craving: Recovering the Lost Wisdom of Eating Well."

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