The plan begins with a 35-day program
that gives specific items to be
eaten at each meal, without counting
calories or grams of fat. In the
first 10 days only fruit is permitted;
on day 11 carbohydrates and butter
are added; on day 19, protein is
added. Fatty treats are permitted.
The plan recommends eating fruit
by itself and never eating protein
No counting calories or eating low-fat
foods. Initial weight loss can be
rapid, and many people like following
a very structured menu plan.
Relies on extremely limiting meal
guidelines. It is not based on any
scientific evidence, dangerously
low in protein and several vital
vitamins and minerals, and may cause
Duration:35 days, but can be repeated.
Restaurants: Possible in later stages
of the plan, as foods are added.
Caffeine: Not allowed
Need to buy special foods: Yes,
meal plans must be followed exactly.
Family friendly: No - too limited
OK for vegetarians: No