Fad diets can put your health at risk
The so-called "fashionable" diets are a danger to weight control and in many cases can result in health complications such as weakness, loss of muscle mass , dehydration, tiredness, increased cholesterol, cardiovascular diseases, among many other problems. That's because, most of these weight loss programs used without professional support have no scientific basis. Many artists advertise their fancy diets for weight loss, but forget that each weight loss program is specific to each person, and can result in catastrophic reactions to their fans and followers.
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The Master Cleanse Diet , adopted by the singers Beyoncé and 50 Cents and the model Naomi Campbell, can be extremely dangerous if the person has a debilitated health.
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To lose weight, the celebrities they get to stay for up to a month with only a lemonade based on syrup of lime, lemon and cayenne pepper.
The low caloric content led the rapper 50 Cents to lose 30 kilos, but the lack of adequate nutrients can lead to serious problems of health. Actress Demi Moore and her husband, actor Ashton Kutcher, also tried to adapt to the diet and even posted daily the steps of Twitter's weight loss program. However, due to the food restriction, the couple gave up.
Another common diet in the art scene, the Protein Diet can also be a risk if you do not have the correct follow-up of a professional. Actress Bárbara Paz has joined the regime, which restricts carbohydrates, such as breads and foods containing flour, in addition to sugars. At the time, Barbara had to stay slim to play Renata, an anorexic and alcoholic woman, in the soap opera Living the Life , of Rede Globo.
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Mariah Carey is an example that an inadequate food program can give satisfactory results at first, but it is not an alternative to maintaining a healthy body in the long run. The singer is adept of many regimes, gets to lose weight easily, but ends up regaining weight sometimes even more than she had lost.
In an interview, she commented that she had lost weight after cutting off noodles with cheese and investing in a vegetable-based diet such as zucchini, artichoke and tomatoes. However, the singer's good form did not last long, and in 2010, Mariah again appeared well overweight. They speculated that the artist had gained about 20 kilograms in recent years.
The key to weight loss and weight maintenance is changing eating habits. Radical diets, based on a group of only foods, tend to have transient results, causing people to fail to achieve their goals.
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