11 Weirdest Diets in History

1. The Grapefruit Juice Diet

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You might remember the 19th century English poet George Byron from high school English class. This article tells you…. Have a steak and wash it down with a martini. In this diet, you eat a tapeworm in a cyst and let it grow in your body until it is fully mature. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The obstruction, known as a bezoar , many need to be surgically removed.

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Garcinia cambogia is a fruit grown across India and Southeast Asia and it is used there as a food and its rinds are used in some traditional recipes of south India. It used to be an obscure hard-to-find ingredient, but recently the Internet has exploded with websites selling weight loss products based on an extract of the fruit and it even got some decidedly hucksterish treatment from Dr.

Oz, a TV personality made famous by Oprah Winfrey. The fruit is known in India as gambooge.

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