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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You can lose a lot of weight quickly on a cabbage soup diet, but it's super gross and not sustainable.
1950S: CABBAGE SOUP DIET DESIGNED to help shed weight fast, this popular fad came with some serious health risks.
Then came the 1960s, when the support groups and cabbage soup diet, which promised followers to lose 17 pounds, took over.
And let's not even touch on his resilience in dealing with the environmental hazard that was the cabbage soup diet.
This week, we are mostly turning our attention to party frocks, seeing as we have a matter of days left before the festive frolicking of December (cabbage soup diet anyone?
She also expounded the virtues of variety as long as it's soup and said that it is not just the cabbage soup diet in disguise.
The old classic, the Cabbage Soup Diet which urges you to consume cabbage soup for a week while prohibiting foods like flours, sugars, alcohol and caffeine is still doing the rounds.
THE DETOX: Cabbage soup diet Praised by celebrities such as Sarah Michelle Gellar, below.
Fleur admits she was "the queen of every single fad diet going" and tried the cabbage soup diet several times.
Thus does our Liz, a former fan of the watercress soup diet, ensure that she can maintain a slimline waist that accentuates the size of her boobs.
Not so long ago my 70-something Dad endured the soup diet for weeks.