In this section you will find reviews of some of the well-known weight loss diets.

3 Day Diet

The 3 Day Diet is a highly-restrictive, calorie-controlled diet that lasts three days at a time. It can be repeated indefinitely, but must be alternated with four to five days of “normal eating”. There are many versions of the 3 Day Diet, but the premise for all of them is the same – a calorie-restricted eating plan that, when followed precisely, should result in the loss of 10 pounds over three days. Read more »

1200 Calorie Diet

In essence, the 1200 Calorie Diet is a calorie-counting diet which brings your calorie intake down as far as possible without compromising nutritional balance or your body’s physiological processes. 1200 is merely a guideline, and no one should attempt the diet without first determining their basal metabolic rate (BMR); because, if their BMR is actually higher than 1200, then 1200 calories will not be enough. Read more »

3-Hour Diet

The basic premise of the 3-Hour Diet created by Jorge Cruise is that in order to lose weight, you should be eating every three hours. This includes three main meals, two snacks, and a treat. Read more »

The 100 Calorie Diet

The premise of The 100 Calorie Diet is not what you eat, but how much you eat of it. The brainchild of two sisters, Tammy and Susie Trimble, The 100 Calorie Diet is for “people who love to eat but still want to lose weight”. Read more »

3-Apple-a-Day Diet

This rather interesting approach to dieting came into being when Tammi Flynn, the nutrition director at a local gym in Wenatchee, Washington suggested one of her clients try eating an apple before every meal as a way to break through a stall in weight loss the client was experiencing. Within a week, the client began losing weight again, despite the increased calorie intake. Read more »