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Plagued by tabloid reports about her weight, Lily Allen
wrote despondently on her Facebook page, " 'I used to pride myself on being strong minded and not being some stupid girl obsessed with the way I look. I felt like it didn't matter if I was a bit chubby cause I'm not a model, I'm a singer. I'm afraid I am not strong and have fallen victim to the evil machine,' adding that she was looking into liposuction."
Shortly thereafter Allen made headlines for losing weight with hypnosis. While trying different methods to get healthier can be great, trying every new fad may not be. Says health guru Mark Sisson, "Although [fad diets] promise quick results, these diets are virtually impossible to follow (unless you actually enjoy lemonade mixed with maple syrup and cayenne pepper) and often have highly unpleasant side effects (we're looking at you, cabbage soup diet!)."
Experts weigh in on controversial celebrity weight-loss techniques.
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