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    With bikini season coming up, it makes sense that we want to get in shape. But some diets might do more harm than good. From lemon cleanses to fruit diets, check out the nutritional plans you might want to stay away from this (and every) season.

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    Master Cleanse Lemonade Diet
    The claim is simple: If you drink a mixture of lime or lemon juice, maple syrup and cayenne pepper for 10 days (and nothing else), you will lose tons of weight.

    Why it could be dangerous: Following this diet will make you lose weight, but for the wrong reasons. You will lose muscle, bone and water: all necessary for a healthy body. On top of that, you are likely to gain the weight right back once you start eating solid food.

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    500 Calorie-Per-Day Diet
    This requires you to severely restrict your calories to 500, which means that you could eat either three salads a day or a Lindt Milk chocolate bunny, but not both.

    Why it could be dangerous: It places no limits on the fats and carbohydrates you consume, so you likely won’t be able to get the vitamins and minerals necessary for your body to function. It also slows down your metabolism and could lead to malnutrition.

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    Fruitarianism
    Fruitarianism is a subset of veganism but with even more restrictions. It only allows fruits, nuts and seeds.

    Why it could be dangerous: The Health Promotion Program at Columbia University has reported that this diet can cause deficiencies in calcium, protein, iron, zinc, vitamin D and vitamin B.

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    Liquid Diet
    With the Liquid Diet you get all your calories from drinks: You liquefy fruits and vegetables and drink them three or four times a day. Soft foods like gelatin and ice cream are also allowed.

    Why it could be dangerous:
    Your metabolism slows down to save energy, and after you are done with the diet you are likely to regain the weight.

    –Beatriz Sanchez

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