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Weight Loss Fad Diets

Fad diets don't usually help weight loss. They tend to be unbalanced diets, based on doubtful theories of weight loss, digestion or metabolism.

Examples of Fad Diets

  • Diets that severely restrict (or ban) certain food groups
    Nearly all dietitians agree that eating foods from all food groups is essential for good health and efficient weight loss.
  • Weight loss diets that recommend certain foods for their 'special' fat-burning or metabolic qualities - eg. cider vinegar, or so-called 'negative calorie foods.' Unfortunately, there are no foods that possess these miraculous weight loss properties.
  • Diet plans that minimize the importance of calorie control and the calorie equation, while highlighting some 'new' or esoteric rule about fat or metabolism. The truth is, we only lose weight because our calorie expenditure exceeds our calorie intake.
  • Diets that are short-term yet claim to offer significant weight loss. The truth is, the faster we lose weight, the more likely it is to be water-weight and thus the quicker it's regained.

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