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The diet fad is revealed to be a scam.

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We know it comes as a shock that a miracle diet could be shown to be a fraud, but Kimkins took a lot of people in with its mixture of Atkins and South Beach Diet philosophies, plus the testimonials and photographs (some of which were apparently faked, gasp!)

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