Skip Nav
Healthy Recipes
If You Want to Lose Weight and Still Drink, Read This
Beginner Fitness Tips
This Is the Best Type of Weed to Smoke Before Your Favorite Workouts
Fitness Gear
10 Gray Sneakers to Wear If Your Mood Matches the Cloudy, Foggy Weather

Crash Dieting Before a Wedding

Did You Crash Diet to Lose Weight For Your Wedding?

A certain New York Times article is causing a buzz, for good reason — it features a handful of brides-to-be who seemingly will stop at nothing to lose weight in time for their big day. The article profiles women on the KE (ketogenic enteral nutrition) diet, which involves using a feeding tube for 10 days at a cost of $1500.

The diet, popular in Europe and offered through doctors' offices, involves being fed an 800-calorie liquid diet through a tube running through your nose and nothing else. Experts say that the KE diet is not healthy (obviously), since users aren't getting adequate calories and nutrition while they're on the feeding tube. Brides-to-be, however, think of it as a quick fix — one June bride in the article had to remove her feeding tube after losing weight too rapidly.

In response to the news of the KE diet, we asked on Facebook what you thought was the best strategy you used to lose weight for your wedding, and thankfully, many answers were more sensible: by exercising and eating healthfully. But with all the pressure to drop pounds in time for your big event, sometimes perceived a necessity, it can lead brides to do crazy (and unhealthy) things! From all-juice cleansing to the HCG diet, tell us, did you do something drastic to lose weight for your wedding?

Image Source: Thinkstock
KarKarB24 KarKarB24 5 years
I said I'd try anything and everything to get to my goal weight by the wedding, but I wouldn't go THIS far!
Ariana Austin Lazaro Wedding Dress
What to Know Before Wedding Dress Shopping
Easy Tips For Weight Loss
Reduced-Fat Avocados
From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds