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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] => 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] => 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.
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                        [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] => 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. 
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                        [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.
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                        [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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                        [title] => Re-Feed Diet
                        [subtitle] => The new diet for bodybuilders: Build muscle & get lean
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                        [blurb] => This refeed diet is used to build muscle and improve leanness at the same time
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                        [title] => Real-Food Diet
                        [subtitle] => Forget fad diets. The Hudson Valley Mediterranean cookbook promotes real food.
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                        [blurb] => With six easy steps to follow, Laura Pensiero's Real Food Diet focuses on sustainable eating that even counts Oprah Winfrey as a fan.
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                        [title] => Revival Diet
                        [subtitle] => Dr. Tabor's Slim and Beautiful Diet
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                        [blurb] => The Revival Slim and Beautiful Diet was created by Dr. Tabor as an inside-out whole weight loss and makeover regimen. With its own line of healthful meals and snacks and a regimented exercise plan, it can help you to find weight loss success.
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                        [title] => Secure
                        [subtitle] => A meal replacement shake offering variety, flavor and only 70 calories.
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                        [blurb] => Ditch your old diet shake and try the Secure meal replacement shakes. They come in a variety of flavors, are packed with nutrients, and are only 70 calories per shake.
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                        [title] => Shakeology
                        [subtitle] => A meal replacement plan that allows you to still eat. 
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                        [blurb] => Shakeology's program encourages you to eat several meals per day and change out just one for a shake. 
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                        [title] => Shaklee
                        [subtitle] => The Cinch Inch Loss Plan is a 12-week meal replacement weight loss program.
                        [logoFileName] => shaklee180.jpg
                        [blurb] => Shaklee sells eco-friendly nutritional supplements, beauty and household products, and weight-management products including its Cinch Inch Loss Plan.
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                        [title] => Shangri-La Diet
                        [subtitle] => The answer could be a diet of bland foods.
                        [logoFileName] => Shangri-La-Diet-Logo.gif
                        [blurb] => Dr. Seth Roberts introduces a way to find a state of bliss with food and eating in his book the Shangri-La Diet. SLDers eat a low-calorie diet of bland, flavorless foods and manage to lose weight by resetting their internal appetite clock.
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  • 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

     
  • 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

     
  • Re-Feed Diet

    Re-Feed Diet

    The new diet for bodybuilders: Build muscle & get lean

    User Rating
    n/a

    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • Real-Food Diet

    Real-Food Diet

    Forget fad diets. The Hudson Valley Mediterranean cookbook promotes real food.

    User Rating
    n/a

    n/a

    not enough reviews

     
  • Revival Diet

    Revival Diet

    Dr. Tabor's Slim and Beautiful Diet

    User Rating
    100

    100%

    approval rating

     
  • Secure

    Secure

    A meal replacement shake offering variety, flavor and only 70 calories.

    User Rating
    57

    57%

    approval rating

     
  • Shakeology

    Shakeology Review: Does it Work?

    A meal replacement plan that allows you to still eat.

    User Rating
    35

    35%

    approval rating

     
  • Shaklee

    Shaklee 180 Review: Does it Work?

    The Cinch Inch Loss Plan is a 12-week meal replacement weight loss program.

    User Rating
    39

    39%

    approval rating

     
  • Shangri-La Diet

    Shangri-La Diet

    The answer could be a diet of bland foods.

    User Rating
    88

    88%

    approval rating