If you’re thinking of starting the “military diet,” you might want to read this first.

Andy Yurechko, a registered dietitian at Augusta University, lent his expertise to Insider as they covered the new “military diet.”

Yurechko describes the diet as a low calorie, low carbohydrate, moderate protein and moderate fat regimen that is observed for only three days out of the week.

The kicker?

While there might not be any off-limits foods, you’re only allowed 1,500 calories the remaining four days.

Insider: People are trying the ‘military diet’ to try and lose weight fast – here’s why experts say they don’t recommend it

August 17, 2018

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Emily Lacey is a writer in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-6144 elacey@augusta.edu.

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