fad diet

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Noun1.fad diet - a reducing diet that enjoys temporary popularityfad diet - a reducing diet that enjoys temporary popularity
obesity diet, reducing diet - a diet designed to help you lose weight (especially fat)
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I tried every fad diet that ever existed, not realising I was jeopardising my health, both physical and mental, and ultimately my happiness.
However, this time the former Emmerdale star has insisted she will never do another fad diet again - as her husband Rob Tickle, 35, thinks she's the "sexiest woman in the world".
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.
The study by Weight Watchers UK reveals 31 per cent of women plan to start a fad diet in the New Year and 13 per cent admit to following a weight-loss plan regardless of the health risks involved.
The TV presenter had also talked about losing weight with a dangerous fad diet that involves not eating any solid food for a month.
A highly recommended pick for any who would do more than just jump on another fad diet plan.
It's as if these men were proposing the latest dubious fad diet or anti-wrinkle cream.
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.