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Dean Ornish Plan

Dr. Dean Ornish has been promoting his diet for many years. His primary goal was to help reduce heart disease, and weight loss seemed to be a perk to his plan. The Ornish program promotes a vegetarian lifestyle, includes 10% fat, recommends stress management and exercise as part of this lifestyle change. The diet can […]

Hollywood Diet

This is essentially a juice fast. Order a 32 oz bottle of fruit juice for as much as $24.95 and consume nothing but juice and water for 48 hours. They claim you can lose up to 10 pounds in 2 days. Unrealistic weight loss claims, and the use of the word “miracle” should alert you […]

Jenny Craig

Jenny Craig, Inc., was founded in 1983. They are located in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico. The basis of the plan is weekly consultations, and prepackaged foods. The program offers two major membership levels, Platinum and Gold. The Platinum Membership includes: Weight Loss Support * Private, weekly weight loss Consultations * […]

Sonoma Diet

What if we could tell you that you could lose weight without counting calories or shunning carbs, and everything on your plate would be delicious? Welcome to the Sonoma Diet. This new diet is based on the age-old Mediterranean Diet, which is well know for good health, but isn’t exactly a weight loss diet. The […]

Grapefruit Diet

This diet plan goes way back. It’s also been circulated as the NEW Mayo Clinic Diet. Just like the old Mayo Clinic Diet was a fake, this one is also based on myth. We don’t recommend it. What you’ll eat: Breakfast: – Either 1/2 grapefruit OR 8 oz. juice (unsweetened) – 2 eggs any style […]

Bistro MD

BistroMD – Introduction Note: Diet to Your Door is now known as BistroMD. After my week of NutriSystem, I was hesitant to ever try a prepackaged diet meal program again. I had intended to try Jenny Craig next, but I admitted my high blood pressure to the sales rep and she said she could not […]

Polymeal Diet

The Polymeal Diet isn’t as much of a weight loss diet as it is a healthy heart diet. However, you will probably lose weight on the Polymeal Diet because you will be replacing fattening, unhealthy foods with better choices. You can apply the principles of the Polymeal to any diet plan, including Weight Watchers, South […]

Kashi GoLEAN

The Kashi GoLEAN plan is based on Kashi brand products. Kashi makes cereals and snacks that are whole grained, all natural, low in fat and high in fiber. We consider this as a Commercial Diet Program because the plan requires continuous purchase of their products for the duration of your diet. THE GoLEAN PLAN: * […]

Mayo Clinic Diet

There is no such thing as the Mayo Clinic Diet The Mayo Clinic has stressed many times that they did not create this fad diet, nor do they recommend it to anyone. The diet is not nutritionally sound. It may result in a quick weight loss, but the weight will be gained back quickly. You […]

One Day Diet

The premise behind this diet is that you can eat whatever you normally would if you weren’t dieting one day, as long as you eat nothing but One Day Diet wafers the next. You’ll repeat the wafers every other day until you reach your goal. Affinity, the Multi-Level-Marketing company that makes the One Day Diet, […]