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Meal Based Diets

These diets concentrate on the food you are and are not eating in order to help you lose weight. You'll find some to be more restrictive than others, but share a common effort to teach you how to eat to lose weight.

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                        [subtitle] => A French-based program that custom creates a diet for you. 
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                        [blurb] => An online program with its roots in France, leDiet customizes a diet for you and provides a balanced eating plan. 
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                        [title] => LemonAid 48-Hour Detox
                        [subtitle] => A 2-day fast that jumpstarts weight loss and supercharges your metabolism
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                        [blurb] => Kick-start weight and eliminate toxins with trainer to celebrities, David Kirsch's LemonAid 48-Hour Detox Diet, a 2-day fast similar to the Master Cleanse.
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                        [title] => Life Force Diet
                        [subtitle] => A 3-week weight loss program to supercharge your health. 
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                        [blurb] => With the power of enzyme-rich foods and supplements, The Life Force Diet journeys you along a 3-week detox regimen so that you can feel and look more vibrant. 
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                        [title] => Liquid Diet
                        [subtitle] => An overview of the popular liquid diet genre. 
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                        [blurb] => Liquid Diets have long been used for rapid weight loss. Whether medically approved or not, there are dozens of variations to choose, from shakes to juices to teas.
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                        [title] => Low-Carb Diet
                        [subtitle] => While its popularity has waned a little, the low-carb plans still have loyal followers.
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                        [blurb] => A low-carb diet can most notably shed pounds, but followers have also found their cholesterol to decrease and that they have more energy
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                        [title] => Low-Fat Diet
                        [subtitle] => It's the original philosophy of weight loss. Does it still hold water?
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                        [blurb] => Low-Fat Dieters learn that there is a difference between healthy and unhealthy fats.
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                        [title] => Low-Sodium Diet
                        [subtitle] => It's common sense that you need to limit sodium intake, but most of us don't heed the warning.
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                        [blurb] => Even if the label says it’s low-fat, low-this, low-that, it probably has a high amount of sodium
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                        [title] => Macrobiotic Diet
                        [subtitle] => Learn about the yin and yang of healthy eating.
                        [logoFileName] => Macrobiotic_Way_Diet.jpg
                        [blurb] => Who doesn't want to live a great life? With a macrobiotic diet that is exactly what you get. 
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                        [title] => Mariah Carey Bleak Diet
                        [subtitle] => Does the superstar singer voice sound diet advice?
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                        [blurb] => Being that Mariah Carey's Bleak Diet is of her own creation, there is not a lot of information available. A very bland diet combined with intense water aerobics.
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                        [title] => McDonalds Diet
                        [subtitle] => Someone decides to lose weight only eating McDonald's meals.
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                        [blurb] => No, you do't need to have your eyes examined. This really is called the McDonald's Diet.
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                        [title] => Metabolic Typing Diet
                        [subtitle] => Eat right for your metabolism and lose weight.
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                        [blurb] => Discover the right kinds of foods to eat for your metabolism with The Metabolic Typing Diet - a personalized eating plan. 
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                        [title] => Natural Foods Diet
                        [subtitle] => A way of eating that's as good for you as it is the planet.
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                        [blurb] => The Natural Foods Diet is a whole-foods plan that endorses a healthy approach to eating in which only foods from nature are consumed.
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                        [title] => Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet
                        [subtitle] => Like a conversation with your best girlfriend about weight loss. 
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                        [blurb] => Two friends set out on a weight loss journey together and were successful. Now they want to help you lose weight the same way they did - with Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet.
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                        [title] => New Lifestyle Diet
                        [subtitle] => A meal replacement diet plan with the potential to lose 20 pounds in a month.
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                        [blurb] => Meal replacement diets are a popular approach to weight loss, and can be effective when followed closely. New Lifestyle Diet provides shakes, soups and puddings that replace meals and a multi-phase exercise plan to help you lose weight.
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                        [title] => NutriSystem Nourish
                        [subtitle] => NutriSystem teaches you how to prepare healthy meals at home.
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                        [blurb] => NutriSystem Nourish puts the power to lose weight in your hands, by providing the education to make healthy meals at home and overcome typical weight loss pitfalls.
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                        [title] => One Week Diet
                        [subtitle] => Also called The Swedish Diet, this one-week detox promotes weight loss without fasting.
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                        [blurb] => Also known as The Swedish Diet, The One Week Diet System is a meal-replacement plan that relies on consuming special drinks in place of breakfast. 
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                        [title] => Oprah 21 Day Cleanse
                        [subtitle] => The talk-show host follows this vegan diet from Quantum Wellness.
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                        [blurb] => Oprah participates in a 21 Day Cleanse, a vegan diet found in the book Quantum Wellness. See how Oprah loses weight, foods she can eat and how she exercises.
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                        [title] => OPTIFAST
                        [subtitle] => Program offers 12 weeks of meal replacement to help you lose weight.
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                        [blurb] => OPTIFAST is an 18-week program- 12 weeks follow meal replacement and then slowly taper off  to healthy meal choices
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                        [title] => pH Balance Diet
                        [subtitle] => Restore your pH level with this easy-to-follow program.
                        [logoFileName] => ph-balance-diet.gif
                        [blurb] => Balance the acid and alkaline levels in your body and support your overall health with the pH Balance Diet. But don't expect to lose lots of weight on this program.
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                        [title] => Plexus Slim
                        [subtitle] => Drink your way thin with this powdered mix. 
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                        [blurb] => Plexus Slim, a powdered diet supplement, is mixed with water to help you lose weight. It may also be safe for diabetics. 
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  • leDiet

    leDiet

    A French-based program that custom creates a diet for you.

    User Rating
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    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • LemonAid 48-Hour Detox

    LemonAid 48-Hour Detox

    A 2-day fast that jumpstarts weight loss and supercharges your metabolism

    User Rating
    70

    70%

    approval rating

     
  • Life Force Diet

    Life Force Diet

    A 3-week weight loss program to supercharge your health.

    User Rating
    n/a

    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • Liquid Diet

    Liquid Diet

    An overview of the popular liquid diet genre.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • Low-Carb Diet

    Low-Carb Diet

    While its popularity has waned a little, the low-carb plans still have loyal followers.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • Low-Fat Diet

    Low-Fat Diet

    It's the original philosophy of weight loss. Does it still hold water?

    User Rating
    33

    33%

    approval rating

     
  • Low-Sodium Diet

    Low-Sodium Diet

    It's common sense that you need to limit sodium intake, but most of us don't heed the warning.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • Macrobiotic Diet

    Macrobiotic Diet

    Learn about the yin and yang of healthy eating.

    User Rating
    n/a

    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • Mariah Carey Bleak Diet

    Mariah Carey Bleak Diet

    Does the superstar singer voice sound diet advice?

    User Rating
    100

    100%

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  • McDonalds Diet

    McDonalds Diet

    Someone decides to lose weight only eating McDonald's meals.

    User Rating
    69

    69%

    approval rating

     
  • Metabolic Typing Diet

    Metabolic Typing Diet

    Eat right for your metabolism and lose weight.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • Natural Foods Diet

    Natural Foods Diet

    A way of eating that's as good for you as it is the planet.

    User Rating
    n/a

    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet

    Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet

    Like a conversation with your best girlfriend about weight loss.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • New Lifestyle Diet

    New Lifestyle Diet

    A meal replacement diet plan with the potential to lose 20 pounds in a month.

    User Rating
    88

    88%

    approval rating

     
  • NutriSystem Nourish

    NutriSystem Nourish

    NutriSystem teaches you how to prepare healthy meals at home.

    User Rating
    0

    0%

    approval rating

     
  • One Week Diet

    One Week Diet

    Also called The Swedish Diet, this one-week detox promotes weight loss without fasting.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • Oprah 21 Day Cleanse

    Oprah 21 Day Cleanse

    The talk-show host follows this vegan diet from Quantum Wellness.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • OPTIFAST

    Optifast Review: Does it Work?

    Program offers 12 weeks of meal replacement to help you lose weight.

    User Rating
    39

    39%

    approval rating

     
  • pH Balance Diet

    pH Balance Diet

    Restore your pH level with this easy-to-follow program.

    User Rating
    n/a

    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • Plexus Slim

    Plexus Slim Review: Does it Work?

    Drink your way thin with this powdered mix.

    User Rating
    33

    33%

    approval rating