Extreme Weight Loss Diets

Very low-calorie diets

Very low calorie (VLC) diets are hard to maintain, and you’re likely to regain any weight you lost as soon as you stop the diet.

Low carb/high fat

encourage eating as few carbohydrates as possible and consuming high amounts of dietary fat. The goal is to force the body to burn fat for energy instead of carbs.


some research has shown that it can have some health benefits, including a positive impact on weight loss and overall wellness.


Fruits and vegetables are necessary parts of a healthy diet, but man is not meant to live on their juice alone.


our liver and kidneys do a great job of detoxing the body all on their own—there’s also little to no evidence they’re effective for weight loss

Liquid protein

This diet fad blew up in the mid ’70s. Dieters consumed nothing but a liquid protein drink for several weeks, totaling 400 to 800 calories a day.

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