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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She says: "All my life I've done every diet from the maple syrup diet to dieting pills, shake diets, the cabbage soup diet, the egg diet and the grapefruit diet.
We opted for, what we thought was the easiest option, the soup diet.
The cabbage soup diet is regarded as the worst way to lose weight, with 25% of the 762 slimmers who said they had tried a strange diet declaring it the worst.
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.
This week he is on a soup diet, although on doctors' orders he has replaced the cabbage soup diet with a diet allowing him any kind of soup.
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.
Over the years I've tried all kinds of things - going crazy at the gym, the egg and grapefruit diet, the cabbage soup diet, the Hay Diet.
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.