About 50% of people want to lose weight at any given moment. Another 30% of Americans want to bulk up and build noticeable muscle mass via resistance training.
But each of these things takes work.
And in a country where you can get food delivered in 15 minutes and stream any of your favorite TV shows on-demand at the snap of your fingers, you get used to immediate results.
Thus, fad diets were born.
Fad diets are eating plans that seemingly come out of nowhere and come with wild claims that would leave the average person thinking, “That can’t be possible!”
Some insist you can lose 30 pounds in 15 days.
Others promise to lower your blood pressure by 30 points.
A few swear you’ll add 10 pounds of muscle mass in a month.
Americans hop on fad diets without any sense of skepticism…all out of hope for a magic cure to achieve their ideal body.
But what are the common fad diets? And are they really that bad for you?
Well, take a look at the following 27 fad diet statistics, and you’ll find out![Read more…] about 27 Facts & Statistics on Fad Diets (Are They Bad For You?)