Celebrities seem to have it easy. Scratch the surface and you unearth surprising and shocking details of their life. These A-Listers often use fad and extreme diets to lose weight, as their career depends on it. Take a sneak peek at some of the crazy measures they adopt to stay in the limelight.
The Watercress Soup Diet
The beautiful Elizabeth Hurley swears by this diet. It involves drinking up to six cups of soup made with onions, potatoes, watercress, and water or broth.
Liquids-only Cleanse Diet
Beyonce avoided solid foods and had tons of this liquid mix of lemon juice, water, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper, for over a fortnight.
The Air Diet
As the name suggests, this involves making your favorite food but not eating any of it. You survive on air and salt water. This dangerous diet has its share of fans including Madonna and Michele Pleiffer.
Baby Food Diet
Love to eat food created for babies? You have the likes of Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon to keep you company. A healthy dinner is the only adult meal allowed.
Hard Boiled Egg Diet
Egg lovers can binge on hard boiled ones. Have one for lunch and two for dinner and watch the pounds melt away, the Nicole Kidman way.
Ice Cube Diet
Want to stave off hunger pangs and lose weight at the same time. Eat a lot of ice cubes everyday – Renee Zellweger style.
Ancient Grains Diet
Do you pick on food? Then this bird diet of millet, quinoa, amaranth,buckwheat, and chia seeds will help you rapidly lose weight as Angelina Jolie did.
Algae and Seaweed Diet
Drink smoothies made of seaweed and algae and get in shape like Victoria Beckham.
Apple Cider Vinegar Diet
Megan Fox swears by her shots of vinegar. You heard that right – drink apple cider vinegar everyday for weight loss.
Want a figure like Kate Perry ? Go on a two week mushroom diet and replace lunch and dinner meals with mushrooms.