Eating is a simple and natural activity meant to nourish our body. But as the saying goes, 'Too many cooks spoil the broth'. We have too many people trying to give gyaan about food and diet. And with time, we have become victim to so many fad diets that we've forgotten our inborn art to eat healthy.
Just to have an attractive appearance, people opt for cruel means to lose weight, which is actually harming their body. Starving, liquid diets, cabbage diet, banana diet and many such unreasonable diets crop up everyday because propagators of the diets know that people want shortcuts to reach to their goals. And shortcuts can be quite dangerous. With diets that are not balanced or adequate in nutrients, what we get is unhealthy weight loss, muscle weakness and bone problems among many other issues.
If you really want to be healthy, and not just looking for weight loss, you should give your body what it needs:
It is extremely important to understand that carbs, fat, calories, etc. are not 'unhealthy'. They're essential for our body to function. Carbs are the petrol for your cells without which your brain and heart cannot operate. Similarly, fat is a protector for your organs and insulator for your body. One single food or nutrient cannot do magic, there needs to be a combination of all the nutrients. A balanced diet gives you a balanced mind and body.