In today’s time, maintaining a perfect body weight and looking thin has become an obsession and a fad. Therefore more and more people are switching on to various types of diets and crash diets just in order to lose weight. Exercising and dieting are sure shot methods to shed the extra pounds but both of these things don’t show results overnight and take time to work. But in some cases where people want to get rid of the weight very fast, they tend to follow dangerous and unhealthy diets. The following given article will give you an idea about the 10 most dangerous diets ever:
This diet is more commonly known as ‘Hollywood diet’ and it involves having either half a grapefruit or drinking a glass of grapefruit juice with each meal. But there is no evidence of this diet being completely effective.
This is a 10 day program and involves detoxification. It is believed to help the body get rid of toxins and the extra weight but there are many risks involved with this diet in which people are only required to live on maple syrup, lemon juice and cayenne pepper.
Cotton ball diet
It is believed that eating cotton balls can suppress the appetite of a person but this could clog the digestive system and is hence dangerous.
This diet involves a person to staple the ear cartilage because that suppresses the diet of a person. But this method can cause infections and a lot of pain.
Sleeping beauty diet
This diet involves sleeping off the pounds as that helps to lose weight but it too is considered risky and ineffective in most cases
Tapeworm diet pills
Eating tapeworm can supposedly help a person lose weight and following this crazy myth, people engage themselves in having tapeworm pills. But this method is excessively dangerous.
This diet involves a person to eat with a smaller fork so that smaller portions of food enter the body. But there is no evidence of this diet being effective
Diet patches, like nicotine patches are believed to help a person lose weight but they are not FDA approved, unlike nicotine patches.
The soup diet
In this diet, breakfast is the only proper meal and must be followed by having chicken or cabbage soup throughout the day.
Baby food diet
This diet involves having 14 jars of baby food day and is common among many celebrities.