9 Infamous Diets: Fad or Effective?

Narrowing Down Diet Plans

Loading up on Thanksgiving and other holiday foods can take a toll on your waistline, making the winter, the post-holiday season in particular, a popular time to rethink how healthy you are.There are so many diets to choose from, however, that it’s difficult to decide which suits your goals.  Here’s a look at some of the more popular and strange dieting plans through the years. Many were popular briefly then seemed to fall off the map, while others were more enduring.  While some might not consider all of these "fads," MainStreet believes any strictly regimented diet, especially those that are hard to follow and maintain, are fads compared with simply a healthy diet and plenty of exercise. Photo Credit: Malias