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Do fad diets work?

Fad diets are the diets which promise fast weight loss and dramatic results. These can be low-carb diet, liquid diet, fasting, or diets that involve skipping meals etc. Most of these diets do not have a scientific basis and do not give long-term results. They focus on losing weight quickly, so even though you do lose some weight in the beginning, you eventually end up putting it back on.

Some of these diets recommend removing food groups like proteins or dairy products or adding excessive amounts of certain other food groups. This could be dangerous for your health as you stop getting enough of the nutrients required for normal functioning of the body. So, stay away from fad diets.

Consult your dietician to build a well-balanced diet for healthy eating.

Disclaimer: Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider.

Ref: 1. How to diet. [internet] NHS Choices [cited 2015 Dec 08] Available from: http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/loseweight/Pages/how-to-diet.aspx