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The Drop 10 Diet

Drop weight quickly while eating the foods you love.

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The editors of SELF magazine have come up with a plan to help you lose anywhere from 10 to 30 pounds or more in the new book The Drop 10 Diet. With this new program, you can see results in as little as one week. One of the first things you will learn on this program is how to add food to your plate to lose weight. Lucy Danziger is the author of The Drop 10 Diet and she is the editor-in-chief of SELF magazine. The program offers exercise and diet recommendations to help improve your current habits. You will learn what types of fruits, vegetables, meat, fish and nuts are classified as super foods and you can lose weight with just 31 days on the program.

There are 101 quick and tasty meal ideas, 40 recipes, eight exercises that can be done at home and 1,400 happy calories allowed each week for you to use on splurges however you want. This program gives you some wiggle room so that you don’t feel like you have to stop eating your favorite foods cold turkey. You will find inspirational success stories throughout the book and the plan is based on solid research. The key to the program is incorporating the super foods. Author Lucy Danziger lost 25 pounds incorporating these foods into her diet and has kept it off.

PRO
  • Includes five weeks of menus
  • Recipes included
  • Focuses on super foods and effective workouts
  • See results in as little as one week
  • Offers tips for eating out
  • Written by the editors of SELF magazine
  • No eliminating specific foods or groups of food
  • Allows for eating at parties or special events
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

The Drop 10 Diet eating program offers lots of variety and meals that will keep you satisfied. You can eat a brand-new dish at every meal or stick with a group of your favorite recipes and rotate them. The meals include breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day. Your calories are divided out to be 350 calories for breakfast, 450 for lunch and dinner and 150 calories for a snack. You are advised to hit all of the super foods at least once although you will lose weight no matter which meals and snacks you choose to eat. Some of the super foods you are encouraged to eat more of include:

  • Eggs
  • Yogurt
  • Steak
  • Cherries
  • Kiwi
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Coffee

For even better results, include as many super foods as possible and eat a range of meals. The entire program is based on eating 1,400 calories per day through meals along with 200 happy calories each day that come through eating or drinking anything you want. That can include potato chips, French fries, cake or another food of your choice.

If you have a special occasion coming up where you want to splurge, you are encouraged to do so. You can roll up to four days of happy calories together for a total of 800 to use all at once. This is great for an upcoming birthday party, drinks after work, a special restaurant meal or calorie-rich dessert. Some of the things you will be able to eat are listed below:

  • Hot Quinoa
  • Blueberry-Almond Smoothie
  • Crunchy Cereal
  • Peanutty Oatmeal
  • Artichoke-Parmesan Crispbreads
  • Salmon-Stuffed Pita
  • Open-Faced Turkey-Brie Melt
  • Two-Bean Chili
  • Pork Stir-Fry

While on The Drop 10 Diet, you will be eating lots of whole and natural foods. Things like MSG and other processed items will be eliminated while vegetables and other super foods will be highlighted. To stick with the proper portion size, it is suggested that you use smaller dishes, eat slower and turn off the TV while eating.

EXERCISE

Exercise is important on The Drop 10 Diet as well. It is recommended that you add in exercise along with the eating plan to get the fastest results. For those that struggle with incorporating exercise, one recommendation given is to schedule it each day and keep that schedule as if exercise were an important dentist appointment. The Drop 10 Diet includes super workouts that will help the fat fall off more quickly. The workouts in this book have been proven to burn lots of calories, rev up your metabolism, get rid of a muffin top and much more. There are options available regardless of your current gym membership status, current fitness level, schedule challenges or if you hate to exercise. Within The Drop 10 Diet, there are fat-targeting cardio workouts and body-toning strength exercises that are used as two magic bullets for slimming. These are great for those that hate working out, but still want to get results. Some descriptions are available below:

  • Fat-targeting cardio workouts: Select from multiple activities that torch calories and target fat. These workouts incorporate intervals that alternate short, high intensity bursts with slower paced minutes of work. These exercises accelerate weight loss, especially in the belly area, faster than cardio workouts done at a steady pace.
  • Body-toning, metabolism-stoking strength exercises: Find plenty of moves for building muscle which will trigger your body to burn more calories even while resting. These workouts can create a sculpted frame and you can pick your favorites to do while working out at home, at the gym or outside.
CONCLUSION

The Drop 10 Diet offers all of the elements you need to eat better, exercise more and lose weight. This program will help you lose weight while not having o completely abandon your favorite foods. You can plan for special occasions and gatherings without wrecking the program or feeling guilty. The Drop 10 Diet can be the key to losing weight fast and without feeling deprived.

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