25 of the most extreme and dangerous weight-loss methods
Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution, for a big event, or a beach holiday, losing weight features prominently on most people's to-do list.A healthy weight is crucial for longevity, but unfortunately the diet industry thrives on people's desire to lose weight as quickly as they can – without putting in the work. And as we saw in the news recently, not all diet products deliver what they promise. According to recent reports, a potentially harmful weight-loss product sold online in South Africa was linked to causing overactive thyroids.The diet industry has been booming for a long time and resulted in several extreme weight-loss methods and fad diets throughout the years.
Disclaimer: We don’t recommend any of these methods. There aren't any shortcuts, and healthy weight loss can only be achieved through a balanced diet and exercise regime.