People get so focused on weight loss they are willing to do unproven and potentially dangerous things that can backfire and cause serious health problems. Extreme dieting can significantly increase the risk of developing eating disorders..
- Starvation, Fasting, or very low-calorie diet
- Dubious supplements and over-the-counter diet pills that make grand promises
- Cleanses or detox plans
- All forms of purging
- Obsessive behaviors such as extreme exercising
- Legal and illegal drugs