Definition of crash diet in English:

crash diet

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noun

  • A weight-loss diet undertaken on an urgent, short-term basis with the aim of achieving very rapid results.
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    • Men are also more likely to exercise to excess to work off a pub lunch than go on a crash diet.
    • I'm thinking we should all start crash diets.
    • There were no crash diets, no marathons, just a steady, realistic programme which anyone can follow.

verb

(crash-diet) [no object] Back to top  
  • Embark on a crash diet: some climbers crash-diet for three days before major ascents
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    • The supermodel revealed: "The only time I crash diet is Christmas."
    • The coroner's report after her death concluded that Cass died of massive heart failure, brought on by obesity and the strains of crash dieting.
    • One of the main causes of cellulite is crash dieting, which causes toxins to build up in the body.

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