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7/23/14, Yahoo! Health: Are Wedding Diets Healthy?, by Beth Greenfield

“The practice of crash dieting before you tie the knot — or at any time — is not even healthy, Linda Bacon, diet expert and author of “Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Weight Loss,” tells Yahoo Health. “All calorie restriction is dangerous — after all, you’re depriving your body of nutrients — and the more extreme, the more danger they pose,” she explaiins, listing compromised immune system, lost muscle and bone strength, and a miserable mood as some of the pitfalls of the practice. ”

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