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The Trouble with Crash Diets

Many people embark on crash diets in hopes of losing weight quickly. Usually they end up gaining it all back and then some - what’s called the yo-yo effect. And crash diets can also lead to nutritional deficiencies, put a strain on the cardiovascular system, and exacerbate kidney problems.

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