15 Ridiculous Methods You Should NOT Use To Lose Weight

Planning on a resolution to get yourself healthy? Well, a casual look around the internet for help will likely leave you confused, angry, and in a sweaty, sobbing pile on the ground. Be sure not to waste your time on any of the following weight-loss gimmicks. 

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WIRING YOUR JAW SHUT CRACKEDG COM This keeps you from opening YOur mouth more than a quarter inch, sO you eat less. Just be sure to carry wire cutters

Source: The Guardian

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PREGNANT WOMEN'S PEE People inject it thinking that the hormones kick-start weight loss. A quack who sold the treatment (Kevin Trudeau) became a billi

Source: LA Times

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FREQUENT MINI-MEALS CRACKEDCON This'll keep you from ever getting really hungry, right? Actually, it's a diet designed for keeping athletes energized.

Source: Cleveland Clinic

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INSERT A FEEDING TUBE CRACKEDCO People stick a tube up their nose and feed exclusively that way, taking in just one-third of the calories they need. T

Source: Time

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Source: Baltimore Sun

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A STAPLE IN YOUR EAR CRACKED COM This'll control your appetite through acupuncture. Or not! It also hurts like hell and has been known to cause disfig

Source: Mayo Clinic

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ICE WATER People chug ice water, thinking this'll absorb the energy from your food. Water's great, but don't count on the cold doing much. A glass mig

Source: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

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GET A BRAIN IMPLANT CRACKEDCO Supposedly, this silences hunger pangs. Doctors drill into your skull and insert electrodes (while you're awake), and th

Source: ABC News

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DIET SODA NO SUGAR NO CALORIES Die iet CRACKED co Calorie-free sweetness sounds like a great idea. But the sweetness still gets your insulin pumping,

Source: Cleveland Clinic

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NEVER SKIP BREAKFAST! So say advocates, claiming you need breakfast to kick-start your metabolism. In reality, plenty of people who skip breakfast m

Source: LA Times

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BALL CHAIRS CRACKEDCO A ball chair is supposed to keep you active as you sit. Except, it really doesn't. Plus, it increases compression on your lower

Source: NY Times

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DRINK SPOONS OF OLIVE OIL! CRACKEDOON Olive oil does appear to be good for you. Replace other fats with olive oil. But sipping it between meals to sup

Source: Mayo Clinic

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THE BABY FOOD DIET Inerediests wooerl 023 concenttml rice fot Micrwve 9 CRACKEDOON Lose weight by eating baby food? Besides being disgusting, the stuf

Source: Good Housekeeping

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PUMP YOUR STOMACH! CRACKEDco COM It's called aspiration therapy. Yeah, it sucks the food out. But it also causes dehydration, malnutrition, stomach

Source: The Week

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ANYTHING IN INFOMERCIALS CRACKEDCON Nothing in infomercials is real. The featured women are actresses on a strict (and unhealthy) regimen, not the pro

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