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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

2

Why are fad diets hard to maintain in order to achieve long term weight loss?

because you are usually losing water weight