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The Scarsdale Diet

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About the Program The Scarsdale Diet appeared on the market sometime during the 1970s and was very popular with people who wanted to lose weight quickly. Created by Dr. Tarnower, a physician dedicated to helping obese people lose weight, the diet promotes a supposed weight loss of up to 20 pounds in a mere two weeks. Anyone who desires to lose a significant amount of weight in preparation for a wedding, school reunion, or other special event would benefit from this diet. The diet is based on the process of ketosis. Ketosis is a process by which the body breaks down fats in the body, resulting in ketones. Ketones are either used as fuel by the body or expelled from the body via … [Read more...]

Pritikin Diet

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About the Pritkin Diet Program Following his own heart disease diagnosis, Dr. Nathan Pritikin began eating differently and found that he improved his health significantly. In an effort to help others prevent heart disease, he opened what he called Longevity Center - a place where people could visit and learn about prevention of heart disease or getting healthier following a heart issue. The diet is based on the science of curbing the "fat instinct" or simply put, curbing cravings throughout the day by eating frequent meals. Blood sugar levels remain more constant, which means you won't be as hungry through the day and causing you to overeat. Essentially it's a vegetarian diet … [Read more...]

The Step Diet

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About the Program Tired of counting calories? The Step Diet Review might be just the encouragement you need! Instead of counting calories, you’ll use a pedometer to count the number of steps you take every day. James O. Hill, the creator of the Step Diet says that the biggest culprit of weight gain is the failure to continue moving throughout the day and increasing metabolism. This diet plan will help you to think about adding simple movements into your day and as a result, you’ll experience weight loss. This program encourages you to think about how to get more steps into your day. For example, park the car further from the store or take the stairs instead of the elevator. … [Read more...]

Real Age Diet

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About the Program Honest people will admit that they desire to look younger than their actual age, right? The Real Age Diet can help you appear younger while losing weight and keeping it off. Doesn’t that sound like the best of both worlds? Dr. Michael Roizen wrote a book called The Real Age Diet: Make Yourself Younger with What You Eat. In it, he discusses the idea of eating certain foods in order to look younger than our biological age. The foods he recommends are easily incorporated into or added to a balanced diet. Dr. Roizen claims that you should eat foods that make you feel good and naturally give you more energy throughout the day. He also discusses lifestyle … [Read more...]

The Optifast Program

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About the Program The Optifast® Program is recommended primarily for those individuals with at least 50 pounds to lose or who have a BMI (body mass index) greater than 30. The approach is multi-faceted in that it includes three aspects: nutritional guidelines, medical monitoring, and counseling. Since 1974, Optifast® has helped nearly one million people lose weight and keep it off. This program is available through several hospital and clinic locations throughout the United States and Canada. How does it work? Upon signing up for the program, you have immediate access to physicians, counselors, and nutritionists. You’ll undergo a complete physical. You’ll learn the … [Read more...]

Jillian Michaels Natural Whey Protein Powder

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About the Program Jillian Michaels Natural Whey Protein Powder is formulated as a meal replacement drink designed to deliver 15 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber, and only 100 calories per serving. She promises that her product, along with her fitness regimen and eating right, will help you to lose weight and give your body the high-quality protein it needs to build long, lean muscle. The powders also contain essential amino acids that will help muscles repair and rejuvenate to prepare for the next workout. The protein powders are offered in two classic flavors: Vanilla Cream and Triple Chocolate. You can mix the powders with water, milk, or fruit juices for variety. … [Read more...]

The Biggest Loser: The Workout – 30 Day Jump Start

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About the Program The Biggest Loser 30 Day Jump Start is the DVD recommended as a follow up to the Biggest Loser 30 Jump Start book. It’s also a nice compliment to The Biggest Loser diet and lifestyle, especially if you’re just starting to work out again. Bob Harper hosts the workout sessions. Real people are featured on the DVD, so you can be encouraged. Ali, the winner of one of the Biggest Loser seasons is also featured on the DVD. The DVD features short intense workouts designed to build up your strength and cardiovascular endurance little by little. You’ll work through the 30 days of workouts and then you’ll be treated to Jillian Michael’s “Last Chance … [Read more...]

I Can Do This Diet

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About the Program The I Can Do This Diet by Dr. Don Colbert is an encouraging approach to weight loss. It includes six meals per day - three main meals and three snacks. He recommends you eat every three hours so your metabolism is boosted and you won't experience hunger pangs that make you want to eat unhealthy foods. Dr. Colbert outlines his approach to weight loss very simply. He says that most people fight their body to lose weight instead of working in harmony with the body. A medical practitioner himself, Dr. Colbert recognizes that it's important to learn how to eat for a lifetime rather than just following a fad diet that will likely cause you to gain all your … [Read more...]

Healthy Vegetarian Diet

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About the Program A healthy Vegetarian Diet is more of a lifestyle rather than a diet plan. It’s based on eating wholesome foods while excluding red meat. A desire to lose weight is the primary reason most people switch to this type of diet, but it’s also a lifestyle that is gaining popularity each year. Vegetarians do vary their diet somewhat depending on how strict they’ve decided to be with their food choices. For example, a lacto-ovo vegetarian will include eggs and dairy in their diet. A fishetarian or flexitarian will include fish in their diet, but no red meat. The good thing about a vegetarian diet is that it’s one of the healthiest ways to eat since the … [Read more...]

Bob Harper – Are You Ready

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About the Program The book by Bob Harper – Are You Ready! is one that will not only provide guidelines about how to lose weight, but also help you discover the reason why you gained weight in the first place. Bob brings his straightforward approach to fitness and eating healthy right into the pages of the book. He has helped Biggest Loser contestants successfully lose hundreds of pounds. Now, his book can help stay-at-home-moms, businessmen, single parents, and anyone else who is interested, lose weight and maintain it for a lifetime. The book outlines healthy food choices and exercises that will help you lose weight and achieve muscle tone from head to toe. Foods You … [Read more...]