The “Heart” Diet
Another Fad Diet
This so-called “Heart” diet is a 7-day fad diet that became big news when it was faxed around America in 1997. The diet plan involves unlimited bowls of soup made from spring onions, peppers, celery, onion soup mix and canned tomatoes, supplemented with different foods on successive days.
The “Heart” diet plan is a spoof and has nothing to do with hearts, or any heart foundation.
Not Healthy: No Long Term Weight Loss
Like the Cabbage Soup Diet, The “Heart” diet is supposed to be followed for one week only. Although, short-term weight loss is inevitable due to it’s extremely low calorie content, the “Heart” diet does not change eating habits and does not contain all the required nutrients. Therefore the diet cannot lead to long term weight loss.
A Note about Healthy Weight Control
Fad diets, unbalanced diets, diet pills, diet supplements, weight loss surgery and other short term weight loss methods are not recommended for permanent weight control. The best way to lose excess fat and maintain a healthy weight in the long term is to follow a balanced calorie-controlled diet (that improves your eating habits) and take regular aerobic exercise. An excellent option is Anne Collins Weight Loss Program