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5. Cabbage Soup Diet

Need to drop weight fast and don’t mind eating a little cabbage soup? This diet is for you. The low-fat, high fibre mix of fruit, veggies and, of course, cabbage soup, promises to slim you down ASAP. The strict regime doesn’t limit your food intake – you’re actually encouraged to stuff yourself – but it does limit what you can eat. For example, on day four of the diet you’re allowed to gorge yourself on as many bananas, soup and skim milk as you like, but don’t eat anything else. The biggest struggle people face with this diet is boredom. How much soup can one really eat? But if you want to jump start your weight loss plan, this method is pretty quick and easy.

Year In Review: The top diet trends of 2017

From persistent favourites like the Atkins Diet and the Paleo Diet to the controversial Ketogenic Diet and the (kind of gross) Cabbage Soup Diet, these were the top-searched diet trends of 2016.