The 7 day diet is not a balanced diet and definately can be called a ‘Fad’. It really is very close to a vegitarian diet except for the three days that one is allowed to have 4 servings of 3 ounces of meat.
Fad diets are just that. They really have no long term value and most people re-gain any weight lost when they resume eating normally. The down falls of the top ten fad diets are as follows:
Believe it or not there is a diet called the cookie diet. This particular diet lets you have one meal only per day: dinner. The meal is made of 6 ounces of chicken, turkey, fish or seafood and one cup of vegetables.
The jury still seems to be out on whether or not the cabbage soup diet is a fad diet or not.
Some people, when using the cabbage soup diet recipe for weight loss will feel a little light-headed and/or irritable. It is only recommended for seven days. This diet is not designed for long term weight loss – in fact, most (but not all) of the weight you will lose is water.
The cabbage soup diet is a low in fat and high in fiber plan that will take some pounds off relatively quickly to jump start your weight loss before starting a more sensible eating plan.
The Hollywood diet claims that it is an exclusive miracle juice that’s to cleanse your body and lose up to 10 pounds in just 48 hours.
Unfortunately the only 10 pounds you will lose on the Hollywood diet is a combination of mostly water and some muscle loss.
A growing trend, among people desperate to change their body image, is spells to lose weight. You will find this service for hire all over the internet, and it’s not cheap either. Of course finding any believable documentation to whether it works or not is impossible.
Even though eating a half a grapefruit or drinking a glass of grapefruit juice with each meal is a good way to get your three daily servings of fruit, following the grapefruit diet menu may not be a good idea.
The negative calorie diet is debated at length because the theory is not scientifically proven. There is really no such food that has negative calories. However, those that believe in the negative calorie diet argue that one can truly eat their way to losing weight.