It has been a while since I have visited these boards but I am ready to get this weight off once and for all. I have been reading "The Abs Diet For Women" and started it today. I like that it allows me to eat 6 times a day and I am allowed more calories than most plans but when I figured out how many calories I can eat it seems way too high! I am starting at 209.5 and if I am doing the formula correctly I start out at over 2400 calories per day (and this is not factoring in extra calories for exercise). While it seems great and I understand why the author says not to lose too quickly or you will lose muscle as well as fat I just don't feel comfortable eating that much on a diet!
Also, I have gone over the food plan and am surprised that sugar is not banned. For example he mentions having low fat yogurt and ice cream as part of the plan but all the other diet plans that focus on the abs have always considered sugar taboo.
Any opinions or advice about this diet?