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any reviews opinions on Crash Diet. Studying this for some time, please revert with any help?
(April 27, 2008)

Advice on Crash Diet

Deprivation of certain nutrients to lose weight is referred to as crash diet. The calories are restricted in majority cases. It is slightly different from starvation and is an extreme step to weight loss. They are mostly unhealthy and is also called a yo-yo diet. This result in increased eating pattern, instead, thereby results in increased weight gain, instead of weight loss.

They are maximum, when followed for a few weeks, as extensive use of the same might result in malnutrition. A balanced diet is better to be followed, rather than a crash diet. It is a restrictive type of diet. It seems effective, in cases of temporary weight loss. It is clubbed with other important tips, such as exercise, diet pills or diuretics. It is considered to be  a dangerous method of losing weight. An extreme weight loss is seen in the first week. This is attributed the loss of water and is not the original loss of extra fat. Deficiency of cobalamine, potassium, sodium and iron are seen, thereby resulting in anaemia and electrolyte imbalance. There is a lag in the psychological and emotional health. Irritability, depression and eating disorders, such as bulimia and anorexia are seen. The vital organs are damaged duet o crash diet. Heart attack, kidney failure, stroke and liver failure are common. Degeneration of the bones resulting in osteoporosis is also seen.
Submitted by E L on April 27, 2008 at 11:59


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