The Lemon Detox Diet was deemed the worst by a survey of Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) members, followed by the Acid Alkaline Diet and the Six Weeks to OMG Diet.
Dietitian Melanie McGrice from the DAA said she hoped the survey would make Australians think twice about embarking on fad diets promoted in January.
Ms McGrice said the Lemon Detox Diet was rated the worst because it was essentially a starvation diet involving drinking only lemon-based drinks for 10 to 14 days.
“I hope in 2013 that Australians might actually start using some common sense to lose weight and give the fad diets a miss and instead choose a healthier lifestyle,” Ms McGrice said.
Detox is bogus. Diet fads will come and go. People want to get in shape or lose weight or both fast, without having to really work for it. A healthy lifestyle is always a good idea though! Don’t bother with this nonsense.
Tip: Dr. Rachie