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Reply From juststrange, Age 12 - 06/01/04 - IP#: 148.167.126.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
one, 7-12 pounds in 2 weeks is not healthy. niether is low carb dieting.

Reply From E_C_G, Age 11 - 04/06/04 - IP#: 68.217.186.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Just because it worked for you dosen't mean it will work for everyone! By the way people write to all these other people for advice, friendship, and support! THAT DIET KILLS, my dads tryed it it put him in the hosptial!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reply From waytoofat, Age 11 - 01/27/04 - IP#: 152.163.252.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
that is very unsafe and u'll gain it back if you eat regular amounts of carbs.........it is fast but it isn't the best you need carbs......any other things u have tried that have helped?

Reply From jess, Age 11 - 01/11/04 - IP#: 67.2.181.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Don't do aitkins because that can seriously hurt kids. the best way to do it is to cut out pop completely. Well I really think the absolute best is to excercise and to eat healthy

Reply From Rachel, Age 13 - 12/18/03 - IP#: 24.31.201.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I've heard a lot about the low carb thing and i also heard that once you quit doing it you gain all the weight back. Is that true? I don't want to have to restric carbs for the rest of my life. I think Im just going to try low calories and exercise the old fashion way. lol. But WAY TO GO!

Reply From Sara, Age 13 - 11/28/03 - IP#: 206.146.210.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I really dont think this whole grapefruit diet I am hearing about is a good idea. You arent going to get anytyhing of your nutrients. I was anorexic last year for about 6 months and this diet ur doing snt much of a step up. I have been eating healthy and drinking lotsa water. I also do tae-bo, heres a hint dont go on a diet for a target weight, go on a diet and set a target body. Its much easier to see the results in a mirror instead of a scale. Good luck. I hope I didnt sound like a snot, but it worries me to see you guys fasting and stuff.

Reply From aicha, Age 13 - 11/11/03 - IP#: 212.77.192.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
dnt use these diets even thought they work at first i dont think u can live that way .......... jst eat healthy food ...low fat drink water and excersize wen u can .if ur close to skool wakl every mornin and stay after skool fro some swimin
good luk

Reply From who wants to know, Age 13 - 08/06/03 - IP#: 209.240.252.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
I wouldn't try it....3 days to loose a lot of weight just wont be affective...i think it would be better to loose weight gradually because it's healthier and the results last longer than loosing it in 3 days...u'll just gain it back

Reply From mr. - 08/03/03 - IP#: 12.220.155.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
If you're thinking of trying diet pills, FORGET IT. Not only do they not work too well, once you stop you gain the weight right back (If you lost any that is). Diet pills also mess up your electolytes, which, if serious enough, can cause shock or coma. I'm not trying to sound over-worrisome but-DON'T DO DIET PILLS.

Reply From James - 06/21/03 - IP#: 64.151.22.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Diet pills will screw your body up, ephedra free or not. Diet pills are basically legalized cocaine. Is that *really* something you want to put in your body? Let me tell you a secret: Anything that promises to lose you more than 2 lbs a week is hurting you. I really hope you make the right decision and don't mess up your body *for life* just because you want to look better as a teenager. Good luck, -J

Reply From Ashleigh, Age 13 - 06/03/03 - IP#: 195.92.194.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Instead of having crazy diets that u can't possibly keep up until august have a nice simple one. Say. . . 30 minutes hard exersice 3-4 times a week and eating healthy food (pasta, lean meat, fruit and veg) with
1-2 solid good meals a day. Instead of having snacks eat a good brekkie. And it will be much easier to keep it up. If u have a crazy fad diet as soon as you stop or give up u will get all the weight back. Get into good habits that aren't to hard to follow and get stuck in them.

From tiffany, Age 13 - 05/15/03 - IP#: 68.96.142.xxx  go to original board
just to tell u people who want to skip meals and stuff to lose weight, don't. i did for a few days and my mood was so glum and depressing! i didn't want to do anything for the rest of the day! but then i started to eat lunch (cuzz thats the meal i skiped) and i was like the happiest person alive! my mood was alot better! i wanted to do more things and i was alot better off!

Reply From john, Age 12 - 02/20/03 - IP#: 68.161.6.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
i lost alot of weight on a low carb diet, but i gained it all back. u jus have to watch what u eat. good luck.

Reply From the regginator, Age 13 - 02/11/03 - IP#: 63.36.7.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
im sorry but the atkins diet is dangerous. i research it, asked my doctor, even asked the food and drug people. it is a very risky diet that can ruin your health and confidence. sorry i dont want to embarresse you but this something that i worked hard to research on and all of my result came that i am right. the atkins diet is not safe.

Reply From Angela, Age 12 - 08/20/02 - IP#: 68.47.115.xxx   show message replied to go to original board
Well..diet pills aren't really healthy cause they like speed up ur heartrate and stuff, so you could like die if you overdosed.