It can be useful to be aware of misleading weight loss claims that can lead you to waste your time and your money and even risk your health. A fad diet is the kind of plan where you eat a very restrictive diet with a few foods or an unusual combination of foods for a short period of time and often lose weight very quickly. However, most people then get fed-up, start over-eating and choose less healthy foods and pile the pounds back on.
So how can you tell the dieting fact from the fiction? Stay away from diets that:
Remember, if it sounds too good to be true – it probably is! Registered Dietitians have recognized qualifications, are regulated and will be able to guide you through the maze of dietary information that surrounds us and give you safe, unbiased, evidence-based advice.