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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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                        [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.
                        [logoFileName] => Optifast-Logo_large.gif
                        [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] => Ornish Diet
                        [subtitle] => The celebrated cardiologist wants you to go for veggies, and get exercise every day.
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                        [blurb] => Dr. Dean Ornish is a celebrated cardiologist who has written two books about losing weigh
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                        [title] => Perricone Prescription
                        [subtitle] => Most suggestions are sound, but lots of supplementation may be too costly.
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                        [blurb] => On the Perricone Rx plan, you'll consume three meals a day, a mid-day and after-dinner snack, as well as drink no less than 8-10 glasses of water each day.
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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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                        [title] => Popcorn Diet
                        [subtitle] => Lose weight by eating popcorn.
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                        [blurb] => A fad diet that features one of the most universally-loved snacks, the Popcorn Diet is a high-fiber and low-calorie way to lose weight. 
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                        [title] => Precise Portions
                        [subtitle] => A plate that helps you perfectly portion your food. 
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                        [blurb] => Use these plates to eat the proper portion sizes. There are also bowls and cups available. 
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                        [title] => Prevention's Flat Belly Diet
                        [subtitle] => The cure for belly fat requires MUFAs and no exercise - so they say.
                        [logoFileName] => Flat-belly-diet-logo.gif
                        [blurb] => Prevention Magazine editors claim they've found the cure for belly fat- and its not with exercise. The Flat Belly Diet focuses on what you eat to cure belly fat, with a concentration on MUFAs, or Monounsaturated Fats. 
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                        [title] => Protein Power
                        [subtitle] => Here's another low-carb approach offered up by a pair of doctors.
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                        [blurb] => Protein Power champions the benefits of a low-carb lifestyle. Created by Dr. Michael and Mary Eades
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                        [title] => Pure Weight Loss
                        [subtitle] => Weight loss counseling center partner with L.A. Weight Loss
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                        [blurb] => Pure Weight Loss, closing its doors in 2008, was a sister-company of L.A. Weight Loss. These personal counseling center help individuals with their weight loss efforts via one-on-one advising and nutritious meal plans.
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                        [title] => Purple Diet
                        [subtitle] => A pretty hued diet that counts Mariah Carey as a fan. 
                        [logoFileName] => purple foods.gif
                        [blurb] => Not to be confused with the Hollywood Miracle Diet, this Purple Diet is an anti-aging diet that includes eating only purple foods that contain resveratrol. 
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                        [title] => Rachael Ray Diet
                        [subtitle] => The bubbly TV cook has her own approach to eating well.
                        [logoFileName] => rachel_ray_diet.gif
                        [blurb] => With celebrities like Rachael Ray promoting what continues to be a growing band-wagon for non-diets, critics continue to come out of the woodwork
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                        [title] => Raw Diet
                        [subtitle] => Put away those pot and pans... you won't need them anymore.
                        [logoFileName] => raw_diet.jpg
                        [blurb] => The growing trend of organic-based diets has spun a plan called the Raw Diet. Based on a philosophy of eating only natural and organic plant foods
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  • 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

     
  • Ornish Diet

    Ornish Diet

    The celebrated cardiologist wants you to go for veggies, and get exercise every day.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • Perricone Prescription

    Perricone Prescription

    Most suggestions are sound, but lots of supplementation may be too costly.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    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

     
  • Popcorn Diet

    Popcorn Diet

    Lose weight by eating popcorn.

    User Rating
    n/a

    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • Precise Portions

    Precise Portions

    A plate that helps you perfectly portion your food.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • Prevention's Flat Belly Diet

    Prevention's Flat Belly Diet

    The cure for belly fat requires MUFAs and no exercise - so they say.

    User Rating
    92

    92%

    approval rating

     
  • Protein Power

    Protein Power

    Here's another low-carb approach offered up by a pair of doctors.

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • Pure Weight Loss

    Pure Weight Loss

    Weight loss counseling center partner with L.A. Weight Loss

    User Rating
    n/a

    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • Purple Diet

    Purple Diet

    A pretty hued diet that counts Mariah Carey as a fan.

    User Rating
    n/a

    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • Rachael Ray Diet

    Rachael Ray Diet

    The bubbly TV cook has her own approach to eating well.

    User Rating
    40

    40%

    approval rating

     
  • Raw Diet

    Raw Diet

    Put away those pot and pans... you won't need them anymore.

    User Rating
    71

    71%

    approval rating