We spend a lot of time talking about health around here. The topic of diets comes up frequently, as we're constantly on the lookout for the best and fastest ways to help our readers lose weight and stay fit. We cast a wide net in our search for interesting and exciting topics for future articles and have come across a number of diets that are shocking, disgusting, dangerous or a combination of the three.
Without further ado, here are 10 diets you probably haven't heard of and definitely don't want to try:
1. The Living on Light Diet
Eating is generally considered necessary to survive. That is, unless you're Navenna Shine, or Seattle, Oregon. According to her Facebook page, Navenna embarked upon an experiment in which she attempted to survive on sunlight and water alone. Naveena made it to the 47-day mark before quitting the diet, for unknown reasons. While Naveena survived her attempt, others haven't been so lucky. Take, for example, the Swiss woman, who starved to death after a week of attempting to survive on nothing more than sunlight.
2. The Soylent Diet
Rob Rhineheart has created a diet in which he ingests no solid food, instead opting to drink a substance he's dubbed "Soylent." This beige liquid is a blend of the nutrients required by the body and supposedly contains everything the body needs without any of the bad stuff. The downside is a mistake in mixing the ingredients can make you very ill and possibly even kill you. Oh yeah, and you've got to give up food...