Really weird fat loss diets from around the world
Weightloss Diets I have heard about
The fact that people want to lose weight and look good is an ancient one. The second fact that they tend to do this by dieting is also old. So what's new? It is there really weird things that people eat to lose weight! Here's a collection of some sensible, some funny and some downright weird diets that people have tried out. Weird diets that work or at least claim to work include these examples given below.
3 Apple a Day Diet
In this diet you are expected to eat an apple before breakfast, lunch and dinner. Supposed to help you break away from a weighloss plateau. Of course you have to eat low fat food in the meals that follow the apples as well, so don't start celebrating just yet.
Apple Cider Vinegar Diet
Apple Cider is made by apple juice being fermented with yeast and sugar. In this diet you are supposed to drink 2-3 teaspoons of this Apple Cider Vinegar "tonic" before you eat your meals. There is little evidence to support it works.
This one came from Japan. You are expected to eat only raw bananas and room temperature water for breakfast. You can have what you like for lunch and dinner. And make sure you finish dinner before 8 pm. No alcohol or dairy products allowed.
Beverly Hills Diet
Based on food combining principle some days you eat only vegetables, other only fruits and on some starch carbonates are allowed. It is ridiculously low on daily calorie intake and is usually around 800 calorie for the day.
Blood Type Diet
What's your blood group? A, B, AB or O? Based on the blood group you are supposed to eat differently. In my family I am B, my husband is O and my son is AB, so do I need to cook three separate meals for us all?
Cabbage Soup Diet
A seven day diet which involves surviving on cabbage soup plus some accepted additives to the diet per day. Not allowed to eat any bread, drink any alcohol or carbonated beverages during the whole week.
No it does not say eat chocolate and lose weight! Although I half wish it did...Here you need to restrict your food calorie intake to 1000 calories per day so that you have a 50- 300 calorie chocolate allowance. And you need to exercise...every day!
Get all your proteins from eggs. Use hard boiled eggs for your meals. There is one variation which says that you need to eat the eggs just for breakfast and follow up with low cal lunch and dinner.
French Women Don't Get Fat
No foods are off limits. The only limit is the proportion that you get to eat. And yes of course you have to survive on the magic leek soup for the weekends. So what can eat plenty of to kill those hunger pangs? Yogurt it seems is the answer.
Half a Grapefruit before every meal or if you prefer four ounces of Grapefruit juice. Plus a list of restrictions on what you can eat for the actual meal. Supposed to run in 12 day cycles with 2 days off in between.
The liquids only diet is a total crash dieting system. Unrecommended for sustained and healthy weight loss, but yet you will lose weight on this one. Includes vegetable juices, fruit juices, skimmed milk and lots of water.
Want to be a snob about your diet go for this one. No snacking on this one although you can get your one martini a day. You are also expected to eat portions no bigger than what fits into a three ounce martini glass.
No White Food Diet
No rice, no flour, no sugar, no butter, no salt, no potato and nothing which includes any of these items. So you can have some skimmed milk but that's the only white thing you are allowed to eat. Plus you need to do some exercise.
Half cup oatmeal three times a day. Of course you have a calorie restriction of 1200 calories per day for the rest of the meal as well. Plus you need to consume half cup raw vegetables and half cup fruit in the day.
You are expected to drink light olive oil or sugar water in between your regular low calorie meals up to 300 calories per day. This is supposed to act as an appetite suppressant. And there is no mandatory daily exercise involved.
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