The Cambridge Diet is a diet in which 600 to 1500 calories are consumed per day, mainly in the diet. These products are made in the UK and include shakes, meal replacement bars, soups and smoothies.
The Cambridge Diet was developed in 1970 by Dr. Alan Howard at Cambridge University, England. It was launched as a commercial product in the United States in 1980. The Diet was very popular in America but was also the subject of some controversy. It was decided that the regulators and health authorities were affected. In the UK, the Cambridge Diet was launched in 1984. In 1986 the Diet was reformulated to adhere to recommendations made by the Commission on Medical Aspects (COMA) The Cambridge Diet is categorized as a very low-calorie diet, starting as low as 415 calories / day, and as a fad diet. The British Dietetic Association list the possible adverse side effects as “bad breath, dry mouth, tiredness, dizziness, insomnia, nausea and constipation”,