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Does cabbage soup diet work ro lose weight? Any side effects? Any other certified fad diet that really work?

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
3 doctors agree

In brief: Diets

Fad diets are marketing ploys to promote a concept that has more to do with making money than with a well-balanced diet that promotes long-term compliance conducive with a healthy lifestyle.
Many of these diets are also low calorie diets. A low calorie diet is a diet that provides extremely low calories in order to produce significant weight loss. They can be unbalanced and cause problems.

In brief: Diets

Fad diets are marketing ploys to promote a concept that has more to do with making money than with a well-balanced diet that promotes long-term compliance conducive with a healthy lifestyle.
Many of these diets are also low calorie diets. A low calorie diet is a diet that provides extremely low calories in order to produce significant weight loss. They can be unbalanced and cause problems.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: SHORT TERM IT MIGHT

Long term not recommended.
Severely restricting diets fail because at some point in time you have to eat again. Try this 1-write down everything you eat. 2-exercise 30 minutes daily 3- eat frequently, every 2-3 hrs a combo of 15-20 gms of complex carb with protein and fiber, small amount of good fats. 4- drink water as often as possible between and with meals. 5- do a liquid fast one day a month.

In brief: SHORT TERM IT MIGHT

Long term not recommended.
Severely restricting diets fail because at some point in time you have to eat again. Try this 1-write down everything you eat. 2-exercise 30 minutes daily 3- eat frequently, every 2-3 hrs a combo of 15-20 gms of complex carb with protein and fiber, small amount of good fats. 4- drink water as often as possible between and with meals. 5- do a liquid fast one day a month.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: NO to fad diet

I have to say no to fad diets.
They are not healthy. The best way to lose weight is a well balanced diet without any restriction to food groups. Portion control and healthy choices are the best way to lose weight.

In brief: NO to fad diet

I have to say no to fad diets.
They are not healthy. The best way to lose weight is a well balanced diet without any restriction to food groups. Portion control and healthy choices are the best way to lose weight.
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine

In brief: Weight loss

Any decreased calorie or starvation diet can cause wt loss .
Prolonged starvation diets are unhealthy and cause rebound wt gain.

In brief: Weight loss

Any decreased calorie or starvation diet can cause wt loss .
Prolonged starvation diets are unhealthy and cause rebound wt gain.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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