Lighten Up 4 Life recommended healthy diets.
Below we’ve listed many healthy diets for you to choose. Based on your eating preferences and lifestyle, determine which diet plan will work best for you. These are all sensible diet plans with great resources to help you, but one plan may work better for your lifestyle than another.
All in all, what works will be your commitment to eating less, choosing healthier foods, team work and moving more. Good luck to your team!
The Mayo Clinic Diet – A new diet book from the Mayo Clinic
WeightWatchers.com - Weight Watchers is online too! If you can’t make meetings you can use their online tools.
The EatingWell Diet - This diet combines 28-day mix-and-match menus, encourages good exercise habits and includes a Diet Food Diary with a calorie-count chart
The Best Life Diet - The Best Life Diet, created by Bob Greene, Oprah’s trainer has three phases that encourages each dieter to take at their own pace, and teaches nutritional eating and increased physical activity. Bob Greene’s emphasizes healthy foods in reasonable portions.
You: On a Diet - Dr Mehmet C. Oz and Michael F. Roizen's diet book offers a lot of education and menu plans and good exercise recommendations such as adding 30 minutes of daily walking along with recommendations for stretching, metabolism boosting, muscle building, and strength training
The Sonoma Diet - This diet is based on delicious recipes using staples of Mediterranean eating: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, olive oil, fish, and nuts. The diet starts with a strident 10-day phase called "Wave One," which is calorie-restrictive but is supposed to help you lose your craving for eating sugar and highly processed foods. The diet does contain creative recipes and menus.
The Biggest Loser Diet - Is heavy on fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and whole grains, and light on saturated fat and added sugar. And exercise is integral to the program, not an add-on.
Mediterranean Diet - Lots of research has validated the Mediterranean Diets ability to help you lose weight and to prevent cardiovascular disease because of its emphasis on produce, monounsaturated fats, and protein from fish, with only a small amount from red meat.