Chapter 7: Case Study

Fad Diet

Read the case study below.

Bonita wants to lose weight. She read about the “apple diet” featured in a popular magazine. The diet consists of eating apples and drinking water. She decides to give it a try. She loses some weight, but she does not feel very well. Bonita soon becomes bored with the diet and begins eating all the foods she deprived herself of when she was on the diet. She now weighs more than she did before she began the diet. Her friend Casey has had success following the MyPlate plan.

Discuss the following question in class. You may type your responses to the question in the space provided below.

Analyze the following statements about the case study to decide which are true and which are false.


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