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Grady County Cooperative Extension Office

828 W. Choctaw
Chickasha, OK 73018

Phone: (405) 224-2216
FAX: (405) 224-5371

Understanding and Avoiding Fad Diets

Every week there's a new "miracle" diet and every year you can't help but wonder: "Is THIS the weight loss diet that will finally work, once and for all?" There are weight loss programs that work, but there are many more "fads" out there that will temporarily drop your weight (or perhaps make you sick), only to have the pounds return in a few weeks. This lesson will give tips on how to spot a fad diet and will explore what is currently recommended for weight.

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