trisha d asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 1 decade ago

What are the symptoms of a crash diet?

If you can, tell me the symptoms of a crash diet and tell me the resource you got it from

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  • 1 decade ago
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    A crash diet is a diet which is extreme in its deprivations - typically severely restricting calorie intake. Meant to achieve rapid weight loss, a crash diet differs from outright starvation only slightly. Crash diets are typically unhealthy and are rarely - if ever - recommended by doctors or dietitians. Crash diets can lead to malnutrition, and are not a recommended means of weight loss.

    After a person discontinues a crash diet, the "yo-yo effect" is often seen. This causes a person to eat far more than normal, causing them to regain both the weight that was lost due to the diet as well as additional weight. This is caused by an evolutionary trait of the human race that historically only took effect in times of famine: after a famine ended, people's bodies naturally craved to regain both the weight that was lost, plus additional weight as well, in order to protect themselves in case of another famine.

    An example crash diet consists of a daily intake of 4 glasses of skim milk, 4 bananas, and 1 vitamin capsule; a boiled egg may be substituted for a banana. Also, large amounts of caffeine

  • 4 years ago

    set your computer alarm to ring hourly stand up for 1 to 5 minutes each time it goes off

  • 5 years ago

    find the right diet for your individual body because there are many ways are there to lose weight just find what works for you

  • Bennie
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    5 years ago

    savory umami ingredients such as mushrooms low sodium soy asparagus and olives can help you feel full and add an earthy home y quality to your healthy dishes

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  • 1 decade ago

    kirsty alley

    nough said

    oh you want more

    bridget jones & jenny mccarthy & probably one of the biggest jokers around Tyra Banks (just watch ANTP and then look when she knows when she has a shoot)

  • 5 years ago

    chew calorie free gum for 9 hours

  • 5 years ago

    sweep your floors for 15 minutes then vacuum for 15

  • 5 years ago

    pounding out your meat will help healthier portions go a longer way visually and its good stress relief

  • 5 years ago

    Choose best sex position try a position where you squart on top of him

  • 5 years ago

    eat at regular intervals

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