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1. Pick three risky weight-loss strategies from this list: fad diets, liquid diets, laxatives and diuretics, and fasting/starvation diets. Write a paragraph for each strategy that defines it and explains its risk.
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People who practice fasting on a regular basis, such as those adhering to energy restricted diets, can prime their bodies to abstain from food while reducing the amount of muscle burned. the risk: However, you should be aware that most medical experts and dietitians warn against the practice of fasting for weight loss. It has been proven that prolonged fasting is not an effective way to lose weight, and it can also be detrimental to your health....  laxatives laxatives are simply foods, medicines or certain compounds used to induce bowel movements.The specific way they do that is by absorbing water and creating a “bulk” in your colon, which then the body can easily “push out”, compared to pushing out a “non bulky”… well “item”. the risk: do not contribute to sustained weight loss and are not recommended to be used for controlling weight. Extensive laxative abuse can cause: Dehydration. Dehydration can cause weakness, blurry vision, fainting, kidney damage, and (in cases of severe dehydration) death.