We all love to be in shape but for celebrities, to maintain a good shape is mandatory. They are always under pressure to look attractive, and even a slightest gain in weight puts their career and celebrity image at risk. Dieting is a pretty common phenomenon among celebrities who go on diets to stick to their normal weight. Some celebrities undergo extreme diets to get suitable looks for a particular role. Some Hollywood celebrities have followed rigorous exercise and diet routines and have successful achieved what they wanted to, while the extreme diets chosen by some celebrities was so extreme that they almost lost their lives. Let us have a look at such Celebrities who dared to follow extreme diets and harmed themselves:
Tracey Gold appeared as one of the stars in TV show “Growing Pains,” as a healthy girl of 133 pounds, until she became a patient of Anorexia when she turned 22. It was so severe that she came down to mere 90 pounds and had to drop her role in one of the series. Following this episode, she took the help of a psychiatrist, and managed to set herself free from the claws of Anorexia.
Ashton Kutcher followed a fruitarian diet just like the Apple founder Steve Jobs for his role as the iconic businessman in the movie “Jobs.” His decision to follow a strict fruit diet landed him in a trouble, as he was hospitalized because of problems in the pancreas.
Victoria Beckham is another celebrity whose obsession for her physical appearance took a toll on her health, as she developed an eating disorder. It was only after she started to get health troubles that she pulled herself out from the ditch of Anorexia, and today she flaunts her thin, lean body and encourages people to have a balanced diet.
Demi’s peers used to harass her on being fat consequently she developed an eating disorder and mood disorder. No doubt, she lost weight but at the cost of her health. Later, she had to take treatment at the Timberline Knolls to cure her food and mood disorder.
Portia de Rossi
She is someone who has fought eating disorder since the age of 12. She has seen many vicissitudes in her weight, and owing to one extreme diet that she took. Portia was even hospitalized as she almost collapsed.
To go on a diet is good because it helps a person to maintain a normal weight but extreme diets are no good, as they do help one to lose weight, but that can often come at the cost of health.