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The diet lets you have two meals a day, lunch and dinner. Each meal has to include one protein, one vegetable, one bread, and one fruit. No salmon, eel, tuna, herring, or dried or pickled fish are allowed. Vegetable choices include spinach, chard, chicory, beet greens, green salad, tomatoes, celery, fennel, onions, red radishes, cucumbers, asparagus, and cabbage. Similar to habits or customs but less durable, fads often result from an activity or behavior being perceived as emotionally popular or exciting within a peer group or being deemed " cool " as often promoted by social networks  A fad is said to "catch on" when the number of people adopting it begins to increase to the point of being noteworthy.
Fads often fade quickly when the perception of novelty is gone. The specific nature of the behavior associated with a fad can be of any type including unusual language usage , distinctive clothing , fad diets or frauds such as pyramid schemes.
Apart from general novelty, mass marketing , emotional blackmail , peer pressure , or the desire to " be hip " may drive fads. Though some consider the term trend equivalent to fad , a fad is generally considered a quick and short behavior whereas a trend is one that evolves into a long term or even permanent change.
In economics , the term is used in a similar way. Fads are mean-reverting deviations from intrinsic value caused by social or psychological forces similar to those that cause fashions in political philosophies or consumerisation. Fads can be distinguished from trends in three ways: Trends have explainable rises, and are driven by functional needs.
Scope is also a factor. A trend encompasses several brands and products which can reach a large variety of people. An example of a fad would be Beanie Babies. Beanie Babies do not meet many functional needs of humans; their hype is what helped to bring in more customers, not necessarily their functionality. Further examples of fads include pole sitting , [ citation needed ] dancing the Shake , [ citation needed ] and the Tamagotchi. An example of a trend would be handbags.
The demand for handbags has steadily increased over the years. There are also many different brands and types of handbags available. Trends possess some dexterity, which allows them to adapt through the years. Further examples of trends include healthy living, [ citation needed ] eco-friendly cars [ citation needed ] and ebooks. Many contemporary fads share similar patterns of social organization. One way of looking at the spread of fads is through the top-down model, which argues that fashion is created for the elite, and from the elite, fashion spreads to lower classes.
The elite might be the ones that introduce certain fads, but other people must choose to adopt those fads. Others may argue that not all fads begin with their adopters. The ideas behind fads are not always original; they might stem from what is already popular at the time. Recreation and style faddists may try out variations of a basic pattern or idea already in existence.
Another way of looking at the spread of fads is through a symbolic interaction view. People learn their behaviors from the people around them. People may join other adopters of the fad because they enjoy being a part of a group and what that symbolizes. Primarily, fads end because all innovative possibilities have been exhausted.
Not everyone completely abandons the fad, however, and parts may remain. A study examined why certain fads die out quicker than others.
Fads can fit under the broad umbrella of collective behavior, which are behaviors engaged in by a large but loosely connected group of people. The second is that the behavior is seen as ridiculous, irrational, or evil to the people who are not a part of the obsession.