fad diet

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a reducing diet that enjoys temporary popularity

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Too often, women jump on the fad diet bandwagon and end up missing out on important nutrients like calcium, which helps prevent osteoporosis as women age and may also help with weight loss," said registered dietitian and ADA President Marianne Smith Edge.
I don't want to fluctuate all my life as I've done every fad diet under the sun and as soon as you start eating properly again, you put it all back on.
If it does any of the above, it is probably a fad diet that either helps sell a company's product or lacks valid scientific research to support its claims.
Despite experts warning of the dangers of fad diets, more than half of the women polled have little or no knowledge when it comes to weight loss and one in five prioritises a diet that promises quick weight loss.
Many teenagers admit that it's easier being plus-sized here than in other parts of the world, yet most of them confess to having tried bizarre and often dangerous fad diets in order to achieve the internationally recognised holy grail of dress sizes -- the perfect zero.
It's an outrageous idea to put a three-year-old on a fad diet," she said.
LAS VEGAS -- With great enthusiasm, an overweight patient announces plans to embark on a fad diet.
These products are another example of a fad diet taking advantage of people and I consider them a waste of time.
The Atkins diet produces weight loss, as does the grapefruit diet, the rotation diet, and every other fad diet Out there," says one of the researchers, Colorado's James Hill.
Fad diet though it was, people did lose weight on it and subsequent plans of its kind.
Examples of the most common results in long-term fad diet abuse are weight gain, nutritional deficiencies, depression, fatigue, irritability, fainting, altered metabolism, and hair and muscle loss.
NICOLA tried every celebrity fad diet going as a teenager.
DAVID Cameron is shaping up for next year's election - by appearing to be on a fad diet.
A lot of people who jump on the fad diet wagon are people who know they won't work but try them hoping they will.