Top Diet Plans – 2

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Top Diet Plans 2: Strawberries

This is a continuation of our list Top Diet Plans.  Please read through each one to see which will work for you.  For more information on each diet, click the title to be taken to the company website.

Fat Loss 4 Idiots 

Fat Loss 4 Idiots is an incredibly popular diet at the moment, you get access to a membership area where you can read the system online and access a meal generator, or you can download the diet(s) you purchased (the upgraded version gives you another system you can follow). The Diet Handbook and the Beyond Calories guide give you tips on how to eat healthily after you reach your target weight which is a nice touch. Also the meal generator has a vegetarian version. 

Jillian Michaels 

Jillian Michaels, who is best known as trainer on the popular television program ‘The Biggest Loser’, has created an online weight loss plan that combines diet and fitness so as to provide dieters with ‘real solutions for weight loss’.  She emphasizes three major elements; diet, exercise and behavioral modification and says that they are all equally important if dieters want to achieve results.

Joy Bauer’s Life Diet

Joy Bauer is nutritionist for the Today Show.  Her diet LIFE diet program stands for “Look Incredible, Feel Extraordinary”.  The diet promises clients will lose five pounds each week if they follow the program properly.  It is broken into four steps: Release, Relearn, Reshape, and Reveal.  There is an emphasis on low carbs, good fats, lean proteins, fruits, and vegetables – as well as a 30-minute per day exercise routine.

Master Cleanse

This completely liquid diet promises weight loss in ten days and has been around for over 50 years.  It is also known as the Lemonade Diet and the Maple Syrup Diet.  There are three phases to The Master Cleanse: Ease-In, The Lemonade Diet, Ease-Out.

Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet is a way of eating based on the traditional foods (and drinks) of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.  It is more about lifestyle changes instead of dieting – including foods, activities, meals with friends and family, and wine in moderation with meals. 

Michael Thurmond’s Six Week Body Makeover

Developed by Extreme Makeover team member Michael Thurmond, this program is a method of losing weight and reshaping the body in six weeks.  It does not include pills, meal plans or any weight loss drinks.  It focuses on learning your own reaction to particular foods, then combining them in your diet so that your unique metabolism burns more fat.


Nutrisystem Advanced weight loss program is based on the Glycemic Index, a system that ranks carbohydrates by their effect on blood sugar levels. They offer meal plans with meals, desserts and snacks that are low in fat and contain good carbohydrates and protein. Nutrisystem is simple, easy to follow and effective, and they have distinct programs for Women, Men, Over 60, Type 2 Diabetics and Vegetarians.

Please continue to TOP DIET PLANS – 3 for the third and final segment of the Top Diet Plans list.


For additional nutrition facts and health tips visit our Health and Nutrition page to start your balanced diet.

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