12 Extremely Strange Weight-Loss Methods Used Throughout History


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#5. The Electrocution Diet

Dr. John Harvey Kellogg ran a sanitarium in the year 1900 where he offered water therapy and yogurt enemas. However, you could also plan for a longer stay to shed some pounds by being on a healthy diet, an exercise regime, and electrocution.

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#6. The Chew Chew Don’t Swallow Diet

Food is enjoyable when it is in your mouth because of the taste. And it causes problems when it is in your stomach because it makes you fat. So, Fletcher, nicknamed ‘The Great Masticator’ found the ultimate solution. Chew your food, 32 times, and spit it out. One small problem with this diet? If you don’t swallow any food, you don’t get any nutrients and you die.

 

 
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