KOMPAS.com – Having a slim body like a model is often the dream of women. No wonder, there are various methods diet was done to make it happen. Even some people try extreme diets.
In fact, mistakes in choosing a diet can have a negative impact on health. This can affect physically and mentally. There are several methods extreme diets and dangerous which is best avoided. What are they?
1. Diet tape worm
The tapeworm diet began in the early 20th century. In this diet, you must take tablets that contain tapeworm eggs.
The eggs will hatch in the digestive system. Furthermore, tapeworms also eat the food and nutrients you need.
You may lose weight due to nutritional deficiencies characterized by nausea, diarrhea, fatigue, and stomach pain.
Not only that, this parasite can also cause infection by moving through the blood vessels to enter the eye, brain, or spinal cord. This can cause headaches, seizures, paralysis, and even death.
2. Diet cotton
The cotton diet is one of the most dangerous extreme diets. This diet encourages people to dip cotton wool in juice or smoothie and eat it.
This is so that the stomach feels full and prevents hunger. However, not only do they contain chemicals such as bleach, cotton balls are also at risk of clogging the digestive tract.