History's 10 Most Dubious And Dangerous Diets

03/07/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011
  • Linda Rodriguez CNN.com

Throughout history, people have been looking for some kind of magic that will allow one to eat and live as one pleases, but still look emaciatedly gorgeous. And they've come up with some pretty dubious theories that somehow took hold in the public consciousness and became fads. Here are a few of our favorites.

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