Will a cabbage soup diet really make me lose weight?

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Will a cabbage soup diet really make me lose weight?

Promises of radical, unbelievable results are lies meant to exploit the desperate among us

Devlin Brown

People will do anything as long as it is positioned as a “secret trick” the toned folk have long kept hidden from the rest of us. We are drawn to conspiracy like moths to the flame of exploitation.

Let’s start with the good news. You will lose weight on the cabbage soup diet. That’s what happens when malnutrition occurs and you slowly starve to death. The weight melts off like butter.

It’s only seven days, I hear you say. True, but what happens when this fad diet “miraculously” sheds, let’s say, 4kg or 5kg in seven days? You’ll do it again because you will learn that by tricking yourself into feeling satiated with a low-calorie cabbage broth, you don’t need to eat because you can eat yourself instead — that's what’s happening at a very crass level...

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