Expert looks at the pros and cons of crash diets

10/8/2010 | CBS News

CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton finds pros and cons to the most-popular crash diets, but writes that lifestyle changes are a better choice for achieving lasting weight loss. Ashton cites baby food, grapefruit and cabbage soup diets, along with "juice cleanses," as promising quick fixes that make claims that aren't backed up by evidence.

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