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fad diet. Some fad diets are costly because they require dieters to buy certain products. Fad diets that severely restrict the foods a dieter eats fail to provide the body with the nutrients it needs for health and growth. Any weight lost on fad diets is usually regained. fad diets Write the term diet in the center of a sheet of paper. Around this term, write five to ten words or phrases that come to mind when you hear the word diet . 151 Lesson 2 Fad Diets and Eating Disorders Fad diets may promise quick and easy weight loss, but any weight lost on these diets is usually regained. What features does a healthful weight-loss program have? Users Have Dropped Over 2 Million Pounds! TRY IT NOW “I Lost 100 Pounds Easy! Eating My Favorite Foods!!!” “This Is The Greatest Diet Ever!”
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Liquid Diets A person on a liquid diet replaces all of his or her food intake with a special liquid formula. These very low-calorie diets generally do not meet the body’s energy needs. As a result, they often leave the dieter feeling fatigued. Many liquid diets do not provide the body with fiber and needed nutrients. Relying on high-protein, low-carbohydrate liquids as the only source of nutrients can cause serious health problems and even death. Because of the potential dangers associated with liquid diets, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires these products to carry warning labels and recommends that they be used only under close medical supervision. Fasting To fast is to abstain from eating. Although this may seem like a sure way to lose weight, fasting for more than short periods deprives your body of needed nutrients and energy. Without a fresh supply of nutrients each day, your body begins breaking down pro- tein stored in muscle tissue for energy. If the person who is fasting also avoids liquids, he or she may become dehydrated. Some religious and cultural rituals involve brief periods of fast- ing. Such fasting is not dangerous for the average person because the fast is of limited duration. However, fasting may not be advis- able for those with diabetes or other health conditions. If you are unsure about how cultural or religious fasting may affect a medical condition, consult a health care professional for advice. Diet Pills Many diet pills work by suppressing appetite. They may cause drowsiness, anxiety, a racing heart, or other serious side effects. Diet pills may also be addictive. Some cause the body to lose more water than normal, which can lead to dehydration. Diet pills may claim to “burn,” “block,” or “flush” fat from the body, but a low- risk pill that meets these claims has not yet been developed. Weight Cycling ome diet plans or products may seem to help people S lose weight quickly, but the weight loss is usually from water, not body fat. Water weight loss is quickly regained.
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