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While this evidence is slightly more anecdotal, it’s not entirely outlandish and therefore still worth mentioning. As Cynthia Sass, a registered dietitian and author of S.A.S.S. Yourself Slim, explained to Van Allen, she often sees women resort to measures that most would consider extreme — like juice cleanses, skipping meals or highly restrictive diets for example — when they want to see quicker results or “get back on track.” “Most but not all men tend to just try to get back on track with the original plan, or build in a little more exercise,” Sass said. Basically, they’ll  implement strategies that are not only more balanced and sustainable, but also legitimately effective.