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What are fad diets...?
A fad diet is a weight loss plan or aid that promises dramatic results. These diets typically don't result in long-term weight loss and they are usually not very healthy. In fact, some of these diets can actually be dangerous to your health.
Description: A diet that only consists of warm lemon in water mixed with cayenne pepper and maple syrup - a liquid only diet.
Short Term Effects: Irritability, Weight loss
Long term Effects: Weakened immune system, long term weight gain
Negative Health Consequences: Can harm your heart
Jenny Craig-A diet where you eat food that wouldn’t consider to be healthy, use an exercise plan, and meet with a consultant often to discuss weight loss
Short Term Effects: Weight loss- if you stay to the diet
Long term Effects: Benefits the heart, reduces the risk of obesity, can prevent diabetes
Negative Health Consequences: None that have been determined
Motto/Slogan: “Lose 20 pounds for $20!”
A detox diet where you juice fruits and vegetables to get nutrients, instead of regular food
Short Term Effects: Lowered cholesterol
Long term Effects: You will not get lasting weight loss
Negative Health Consequences: People who follow these cleanses tend to put the weight right back on, and leave themselves at risk of developing nutritional deficiencies.
Hydroxcut- A Brand of Weight Loss Suppliments
Short Term Effects: Can boost metabolism by 3-11%, and enhance fat burning by about 10-29%.
Long term Effects: Liver problems, seizures, and a muscle-damaging condition called rhabdomyolysis
Negative Health Consequences: Liver problems
Motto/Slogan: “Lose weight your way”