The Cambridge Diet

I have included The Cambridge Diet on my site, as it was a very popular diet in the 1980s and I do not feel a Fad Diet site would be complete without information on this popular weight loss plan.

The diet is not a 'free' fad diet as it involves eating only pre-bought company products.

In the early 1960s, two research scientists devised a perfectly balanced diet for astronauts. It was a nutritionally complete formula that would help ensure that the space travelers received their daily requirement for vitamins, minerals and trace elements.

Some of the Cambridge Diet products available on the market today

A spin-off from the space program, the diet was developed as a nutritious, easy-to-store-and-prepare food replacement. Dr Alan Howard, one of its inventors, was the first to try the diet himself. He worked as a research scientist at Cambridge University in the UK. Together with Dr Ian Baird of the West Middlesex Hospital in the UK, they successfully carried out the research that would lead to this famous diet.

The diet consists of several different programs based on your desired weight loss outcome. Cambridge programs range from intense, with the consumption of only their food products, to less aggressive programs where you consume Cambridge products plus regular meals.

The total calorie for three Cambridge meals is only about 420 calories a day, making it an extremely low calorie diet.

I have never tried the Cambridge diet, but thousands have lost weight with the program. If you think it could work for you, click on the link below, or get more information from one of the books available on

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