Cabbage Soup Diet

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A 7-day fad diet whose advocates claim cabbage has unique fat-burning properties; any weight loss that does occur is due to the regimen’s low caloric intake
Pros Rapid weight loss for important event
Cons Boring selection of food; weight loss is transient and primarily water weight; headaches, weakness, loss of concentration; lacks required vitamins and minerals
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But over the course of our marriage she has capitulated completely to the food and fashion fascists and, as a result, has tried just about everything, from the cabbage soup diet, to the F-Plan, Weight Watchers, Slimming World and just about every other get-rid quick scheme in a bid to regain the svelteness she imagines she once had.
ON my desk this week landed a press release from The Cabbage Soup Diet Co titled In Search of Happiness.
For Enigma, Dougray also became even slimmer than usual - he lost more than a stone on a cabbage soup diet, to portray a character on the edge of a nervous breakdown.
Her diet regime contains elements of the Cabbage Soup Diet, invented to help the body detox and kick start a long-term diet.
Just ask the millions of women who have endured, among others, the grapefruit diet, the cabbage soup diet and the Miami heart diet.
And, in a dedicated bit of method acting, the cabbage soup diet even let him share Williams' chronic farting, which features rather prominently.
Not only that, but most crash diets - popular ones include the One-Day Juice-Fast Diet, the Cabbage Soup Diet and the Grapefruit Diet - that target those desperate to lose weight fast, just don't work, says Laura Tonsits, a registered dietitian with Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo.
I've done WeightWatchers, Slimming World, the Cabbage Soup diet, Chinese tea, slimming pills, slimming patches and Slim-Fast.
And the cabbage soup diet, tried by Buffy The Vampire Slayer actress Sarah Michelle Gellar will just end up giving you wind.
I'd done every diet, Slimfast, Atkins and even the cabbage soup diet.