Tag fad diet

Why Diets Make You Fatter! 0


Many persons wanting to lose weight go one crash diets to lose the pounds only to gain it back and become even fatter than they were before they went on a diet. The reason behind this many times lie in the fact that these crash diets are impractical and way too restrictive. Losing weight is a gradual and long term process if you want real and permanent results. There are no quick fixes. continue reading »

Lose the Gimmick! The Truth about Weight Loss! 10


Alright be prepared because I’m not going to sugarcoat any of this. First throw away any weight loss pills you have, don’t waste your time or money with them. If you want to lose weight and keep it off you have to change your relationship with food permanently. Weight loss pills are gimmicks, looking for a sucker with money to spend.

I should know they took a lot of my money. The vast majority of weight loss pills don’t work, or will stop working when you stop taking them. And who wants to be skinny for a little while? No one that’s who! continue reading »

The 7 Most Ridiculous Fad Diets of the 20th Century 17


fad-dietsWith the release of Tim Ferris’ new bestseller, The 4-hour body, a book that recommends eating Brazil nuts to increase male sexual prowess, forgoing fruit and beer (whiskey and wine OK) in order to lose weight, and jumping into a bathtub of icewater in order to burn calories, we thought it would be an opportune moment to reflect upon the other fad diets that have come, gone and have sometimes resurfaced in (new and improved!) forms. continue reading »

How to Lose the Excess Body Fat 40


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If you hate the way your body looks then it’s time to get serious about reducing fat. Aside from the fact that excess fat around your body doesn’t look great it can also cause diseases such as diabetes and heart problems which makes it even more important to start losing weight.

A common misconception that people have when trying to find out how to lose belly fat and fat in general is that they have to go on a diet. In reality all you need to do is eat healthier which will usually reduce your calorie intake by a large amount. For example, instead of having pizza for dinner you could cook a healthy vegetable curry or instead of a chocolate bar in the afternoon you could swap it for an apple. By doing this you won’t feel like you’re on a diet but you’ll still be consuming less calories. continue reading »

Can You Spot A Fad Diet? 5


fad dietWith obesity expected to affect more than 50 percent of the population in the next forty years, the time of ‘celebrity diets’ and ‘rapid weight loss schemes’ has become more popular than ever before. From the cabbage soup diet to the Quantum Wellness to the Factor 5 diet, every single one of these weight loss diet fads all claim to promote almost immediate weight loss and increased metabolic activity.

Can they really help you to lose weight – and keep it off?

No… Aside from helping you to witness quick water weight loss, ninety percent of slimmer’s have experienced minute weight loss of just 1-3 pounds before hitting a plateau. continue reading »

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