Provitalize  And that is the key, you must get started. Once you start to see some results, I recommend you start looking at a longer term plan. Most people that stick with the original rapid weight loss ideas find that they become bored with the types of foods that are allowed in a "diet". Long term success really depends upon adjusting the diet and exercise habits into ones that are both healthy AND enjoyable! Good luck, and remember, you will never know if you don't have a go! Over the years, you have probably seen or heard of many crazy ideas for rapid weight loss. From eating only cabbage soup.