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14 Fad Diets You Shouldn't Try
by K. Aleisha Fetters
Every day it seems a new diet is ready to make weight loss faster and easier than ever before. Or at least they say they are. "Most fad diets go something like this: Take a few foods, give them 'magic' power, and set a plan to convince people that eating this way and only this way will promote weight loss," says Alexandra Caspero, RD, a nutritionist based in Sacramento, Calif. The following diets might spur short-term weight loss, but many are difficult to follow, have arbitrary rules, and a few could put your health in danger.
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