Flashcards in Fad Diets Deck (2)
What are the signs of a fad diet?
Promises quick weight loss Promotes ‘magic’ foods, specific food combos Implies food can change body chemistry Sounds too good to be true Sells a companies product Lacks scientific research to support its claims Gives lists of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ foods No need to exercise
Why are fad diets hard to maintain in order to achieve long term weight loss?
because you are usually losing water weight