Say no to fad diets - 20 weight loss tips - Women's Health & Fitness

15. Say no to fad diets

Let it be said – eating cabbage soup for a week will not lead to drastic, long-lasting weight loss. The smell is likely to last longer than your lost kilos! Similarly, fad diets consisting solely of juice, carrots, green tea or any other low-fat, low-sugar liquid vegetable may lead to short term success, but in the long term will slow your metabolic rate and result in weight gain beyond what you originally lost.