Fad diet is a diet that guarantees immediate weight loss without workout or exercise following are the Pros and Cons of fad diet.
- Fad diets are commonly short-term programs, so consumers find it easy to follow compared to a workout routine
- Little calorie intake on most of the diet increases chances of weight loss
- Majority of fad meals highlights fruit and vegetables ensuring intake of essential vitamins and nutrients
- Exclusion of carbohydrates on meals maintain right levels of blood sugar
- Certain diets promote detoxification, helping cleanse the body while promoting weight loss
- Certain fad diets causes nutritional deficiency because they focus only on a particular food
- High protein-low carb diets results in low level of electrolytes in the body
- Certain diets may cause low blood pressure, kidney problem, weakness, sleep deficiency, and fatigue
- Low carb diets can cause lack of energy
- Most people who did fad diets reported gaining weight after stopping
Some of the Fad Diets That Works Fast
- Atkins Diet.
- Dr. Phil’s The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom. Diet plan focuses on psychological aspects of over-eating, emotional eating, impulse eating, and poor food choices
- Dr. Perricone’s Diet Plan. Identifies inflammatory effect of foods which is believed to cause difficulty losing weight
- South Beach Diet. Is divided into three stages: eliminate cravings and kick start weight loss, lose steadily, and maintain for life.
Fad Diets That Don’t Work
- Blood Type Diet. Suggests that it is genetically necessary for “type O” individuals to eat meat, “type A” to eat vegetables, and “type B” to eat dairy.
- Cabbage Soup Diet. Diet plan which requires an individual to have cabbage soup for seven days
- Hollywood Diet. Diet plan which relies on a “miracle juice” as the only intake a person has in two days