Is the 48 Hour Crash Diet a Miracle or Hollywood Mirage?

What is this Hollywood Miracle Crash Diet?

It is claimed to be a secret, special formula of natural fruits and essential oils containing vital nutrients and antioxidants. The drink is taken for 48 hours and promises a dramatic weight loss in that time.

If you were to drink nothing but this so called miracle diet formula for 48 hours your scales would almost certainly show a loss of weight, but what is it that has actually been lost? After all, you can lose weight by having a haircut but that doesn’t help you get into a smaller clothes size.

When talking about a crash diet and weight loss the underlying assumption is that you want to lose pounds of unwanted fat. You want to change shape but you don’t want to lose muscle and you don’t want to lose water. You need both. Continue reading “Is the 48 Hour Crash Diet a Miracle or Hollywood Mirage?”