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crash diet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nutrition
crash dietˈcrash ˌdiet noun [countable]  DFNan attempt to lose a lot of weight quickly by strictly limiting how much you eat
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crash dietOne needed to go on a crash diet, the other was in the middle of a nervous breakdown.A crash diet will leave you hungry, you will binge and you will not get anywhere.So to maximise the benefits to your metabolic rate, resolve never to crash diet again.
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