Lately, we've seen quite a few TV commercials for unconventional (and sometimes questionable) beauty and weight-loss inventions: Bumpits. The Smooth Away hair removal system. Ab machines that claim to turn your jelly roll into a six pack by shocking you. Our new favorite has to be for the Hollywood Cookie Diet. In the commercial, Santa opens his robe to reveal ripped abs, courtesy of…cookies.
Foods you should be eating to help you shed pounds.
It may sound too good to be true, but as we reported in our November story, "Celebrity Slim," some celebs are shedding pounds by substituting high-fiber cookies for meals. The only catch? Despite their appearance, they taste more like Met Rx than Mrs. Fields. Oh, and once you've dropped a few from the diet it may be hard to eat normally again without packing on the pounds.
What do you think? Would you try to lose weight by eating cookies?
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