Despite the constant barrage of health and dieting tips that come out each week, if we’re being honest, we know deep down that when it comes to losing weight, slow is best. Choose a variety of healthy foods, lower your overall calorie intake, exercise … blah, blah, blah. Slow, steady and healthy works. But that information doesn’t help you when you’re racing to fit into your swimsuit before spring break or have to squeeze into a bridesmaid’s dress that you ordered two sizes too small as motivation to lose weight.
When you’re in a weight loss emergency those diet plans that promise Speedy Gonzales weight loss sound awfully good. But do fad diets really work? I talked to some women who have given the off-the-beaten path diets a try. Some were successes, some were epic failures. None were easy.
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