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The 50 Worst Ways to Lose Weight

Eat This, Not That! Logo By April Benshosan & Marygrace Taylor of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 51: Don’t let your desire to lose 10 pounds lead you down an unhealthy path. “I need to get rid of these love handles,” I overheard a woman say in the elevator. “So, I’m going to do a juice cleanse.”Though I kept my thoughts to myself, I knew her slim-down strategy wasn’t a smart one. From liquid-only detoxes to cabbage soup diets, there are plenty of tactics that promise to help you shed pounds fast—and miraculously stay slim for life. But most too-good-to-be-true weight loss plans are ineffective at best, and in some cases, can have serious health consequences. Oh, and not to mention, many quick weight loss strategies can leave you feeling pretty miserable, too. (The term “hangry” had to come from somewhere, right)“If it took you months or even years to gain unwanted weight, you shouldn’t expect to lose it overnight,” says Caroline Cederquist, MD, a weight management doctor and founder of the meal delivery service bistroMD. “And if you do, it will most likely be water weight.”To help you stay on the straight and narrow toward true weight loss success and lasting results, we’ve sifted through the latest fads to uncover the very worst weight loss schemes out there. Vow to never try any of them and shed those unwanted pounds with the help of these  50 Best-Ever Weight Loss Tips instead!

The 50 Worst Ways to Lose Weight

Don’t let your desire to lose 10 pounds lead you down an unhealthy path. “I need to get rid of these love handles,” I overheard a woman say in the elevator. “So, I’m going to do a juice cleanse.”Though I kept my thoughts to myself, I knew her slim-down strategy wasn’t a smart one. From liquid-only detoxes to cabbage soup diets, there are plenty of tactics that promise to help you shed pounds fast—and miraculously stay slim for life. But most too-good-to-be-true weight loss plans are ineffective at best, and in some cases, can have serious health consequences. Oh, and not to mention, many quick weight loss strategies can leave you feeling pretty miserable, too. (The term “hangry” had to come from somewhere, right)“If it took you months or even years to gain unwanted weight, you shouldn’t expect to lose it overnight,” says Caroline Cederquist, MD, a weight management doctor and founder of the meal delivery service bistroMD. “And if you do, it will most likely be water weight.”To help you stay on the straight and narrow toward true weight loss success and lasting results, we’ve sifted through the latest fads to uncover the very worst weight loss schemes out there. Vow to never try any of them and shed those unwanted pounds with the help of these 50 Best-Ever Weight Loss Tips instead!
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