Beverly Hills diet
Beverly Hills dietA diet of questionable efficacy, based on the premise that the body needs the enzymes found in certain foods, in particular in fruits, to digest properly; foods that aren’t digested turn to fat.
The diet has been sharply criticised for its lack of adherence to sound nutritional principles; criticisms include the questionable admonition that fruits be consumed on separate days—e.g., papaya on one day, pineapple on the next, and so on; in addition to its low amount of protein (only 6% of the caloric content is protein), the Beverly Hills diet supplies no vitamin B12, one-third the recommended daily allowances (RDAs) for calcium, and one-half or less of five essential nutrients.
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