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
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 this
Weight Loss Program