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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