Health & Fitness

8 Day Diet Book

The 8-Hour Diet
by David Zinczenko

In The 8-Hour Diet, a New York Times bestseller in hardcover, authors David Zinczenko and Peter Moore present a paradigm-shifting plan that allows readers to eat anything they want, as much as they want—and still strip away 20, 40, 60 pounds, or more.

Stunning new research shows readers can lose remarkable amounts of weight eating as much as they want of any food they want—as long as they eat within a set 8-hour time period.

Zinczenko and Moore demonstrate how simply observing this timed-eating strategy just 3 days a week will reset a dieter’s metabolism so that he or she can enter fat-burning mode first thing in the morning—and stay there all day long. And by focusing on 8 critical, nutrient-rich Powerfoods, readers will not only lose weight, but also protect themselves from Alzheimer’s, heart disease, even the common cold.

In the book, readers will find motivating strategies, delicious recipes, and an 8-minute workout routine to maximize calorie burn. The 8-Hour Diet promises to strip away unwanted pounds and give readers the focus and willpower they need to reach all of their goals for weight loss and life.


The 5-6-7-8 Diet
by Kym Johnson

Three-time Dancing with the Stars’ champion Kym Johnson shows you how to lose weight, get fit, and live an irresistible life.

In conjunction with the launch of her personal fitness and lifestyle brand, Kym Johnson shares her life lessons, nutrition and exercise plans, and entertainment style through anecdotes, recipes, and contributions from her celebrity dance partners and life lessons learned from her mother. With Kym’s 5-6-7-8 plan you will: lose belly fat, firm thighs, shrink cellulite, fuel your libido, boost your mood, restore your sleep, and dance the night away for life!


The 17 Day Diet
by Dr Mike Moreno

Dr Mike Moreno’s 17 Day Dietis a revolutionary new weight-loss programme that activates your skinny gene so that you burn fat day in and day out. The diet is structured around four 17-day cycles: Accelerate- the rapid weight loss portion that helps flush sugar and fat storage from your system; Activate-the metabolic restart portion with alternating low and high calorie days to help shed body fat; Achieve – this phase is about learning to control portions and introducing new fitness routines; Arrive – A combination of the first three cycles to keep good habits up for good. Each cycle changes your calorie count and the food that you’re eating. The variation that Dr. Mike calls ‘body confusion’ is designed to keep your metabolism guessing. This is not a diet that relies on a tiny list of approved foods, gruelling exercise routines, or unrealistic calorie counts that leave you hungry and unfulfilled. Each phase comes with extensive lists of what dieters can and can’t eat while on the phase, but also offers acceptable cheats. He advises readers not to drink while on the diet, but concedes that if they absolutely have to then they should at least drink red wine. Dr Mike knows that a diet can only work if it’s compatible with the real world, and so he’s designed the programme with usability as a top priority.

The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet
by Michael Mosley

Discover the groundbreaking method to defeat diabetes without drugs using the step-by-step diet plans and recipes from #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Michael Mosley.

The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet is a radical new approach to the biggest health epidemic threatening us today…

Our modern diet, high in low-quality carbohydrates, is damaging our bodies—producing a constant overload of sugar in our bloodstream that clogs up our arteries and piles hidden fat into our internal organs. The result has been a doubling in the number of type 2 diabetics, as well as a surge in those with a potentially hazardous condition—prediabetes. It is now known that even moderately elevated blood sugar levels can trigger heart disease, stroke, dementia, and cancer.

But scientists have recently demonstrated that you can prevent and even reverse type 2 diabetes with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Drawing on the work of Dr. Roy Taylor—one of the UK’s foremost diabetes experts—and his own experience as a one-time diabetic, Dr. Michael Mosley presents a groundbreaking, science-based, 8-week plan for diabetics who want to reverse their condition (and then stay off medication). He also offers a more flexible regime for people interested in the extensive health benefits to be gained from lowering their blood sugar levels and shedding dangerous fat.

As Dr. Mosley says, it is never too late to act.


16:8 Intermittent Fasting
by Jaime Rose Chambers

The health benefits of intermittent fasting (IF) are now indisputable. Already proven to be an excellent way to control your weight, thereby reducing the risks of obesity-related illnesses, recent studies have also shown that it can lower cholesterol levels, reduce blood pressure, protect against heart disease and improve glucose control.

Jaime Chambers is a practising dietitian with a clinic full of patients looking for advice on how to manage their weight. As a recent convert to part-day IF, she now prescribes this method as a matter of course, as it’s by far the easiest and most effective tool for healthy weight control that she’s seen.

This book provides everything you need to know about part-day IF (16:8) and full-day IF (5:2) plus 40 delicious, nutritionally replete recipes. You can tailor the program to suit your lifestyle and individual health profile, and choose which elements suit you best. There are meal plans to help you incorporate fasting into your week, plus real-life success stories that will inspire you to give it a go.

This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.


Mayo Clinic Diet
by Mayo Clinic

Discover Mayo Clinic’s first-ever weight-loss diet, and the last diet you’ll ever need!

Bogus “Mayo Clinic diets”—based on everything from cabbage soup to grapefruit to bacon—have been circulating for decades. These diets have no connection to Mayo Clinic, but their popularity told us that people are hungry for a diet based on Mayo’s research and clinical experience. So, here it is— for real—The Mayo Clinic Diet.

In our work with literally thousands of patients every week over many years, we’ve identified the leading habits of people who maintain a healthy weight, and the habits of those who don’t.

We’ve boiled this research down to five simple habits to help you take off the extra weight—and five habits to break so that you can keep it from coming back.

Plus, we’ve made it easy. You don’t have to sit down and read The Mayo Clinic Diet cover to cover. Instead, use this step-by-step program to lose weight the same way you gained it—one day at a time. Because what works is keeping it simple!

• In Part 1—“Lose It!” is a two-week quick start for losing 6 to 10 pounds in a safe and healthy way. That’s real results, real fast!

• In Part 2—“Live It!” helps you continue losing 1 to 2 pounds a week until you reach your goal. Then, learn to maintain your healthy weight for life.

• In Part 3—“All the Extra Stuff!” contains meal planners, recipes, tips on overcoming challenges and much more to help you along the way.

The Mayo Clinic Diet puts you in charge of reshaping your body and your lifestyle by adopting healthy habits and breaking unhealthy ones. This book offers a plan for a sustainable lifestyle, not just a diet. Discover better health through better weight management by following The Mayo Clinic Diet.


The 17 Day Diet Workbook
by Mike Moreno

An instant New York Times bestseller, The 17 Day Diet has already helped millions of people lose weight in a safe, healthy, lasting way. Now, The 17 Day Diet Workbook helps dieters stay focused and get their best results.

The instant bestseller The 17 Day Diet offers an easy-to-follow dieting plan that can help change your eating habits, your health, and your life. Now The 17 Day Diet Workbook offers an even more guided dieting experience for readers who want a little extra structure. Complete with a brief overview of the 17 Day Diet plan and philosophy, this interactive guide provides a day-by-day breakdown of how to get through 17 days in each of the four central cycles. Each section supplies food charts, shopping lists, 17-minute workouts, tips from Dr. Mike, and a notes section to keep track of personal progress. There are also new details about hurdles you might experience in the different cycles and suggestions for how to stay on track no matter what.

The 17 Day Diet has already helped thousands of people lose weight and make lasting life changes. Now, with this workbook, it is easier than ever to start making changes and getting results fast!


The Cruise Control Diet
by Jorge Cruise

Activate your weight-loss autopilot—use the power of simple intermittent fasting to lose the pounds and keep them off, from Hollywood trainer and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jorge Cruise.

Timing is everything when it comes to losing weight. Or, as celebrity trainer Jorge Cruise explains: When we eat is as important as what we eat. Building on the scientifically proven but hard-to-sustain day-on, day-off technique known as “intermittent fasting,” Cruise has developed a revolutionary masterplan that simplifies your calendar and eliminates between-meal hunger. He divides every day into two easy-to-remember nutritional zones: a 16-hour evening and overnight “burn zone” (semi-fasting) followed by an 8-hour “boost zone” (eating). Ingeniously, his plan also includes “bumper foods” that can be consumed in either zone—around the clock—to keep you satiated and burning fat throughout. You’ll never be hungry if you don’t really ever have to fully fast! Backed by the very latest research and client-tested for optimal results, The Cruise Control Diet unlocks the key to dramatic results with
 
• recipes for deliciously unexpected boost zone foods, such as Portobello Mini Pizzas, Zoodle Spaghetti & Meatballs, Sheet Pan Salmon & Asparagus, and even Almond Butter Cookies
• high-fat, no-sugar burn-zone recipes for craving-quenching foods like Double Chocolate Fudge Mousse and Vanilla Chai Tea Latte
• weekly menus and handy grocery lists to take the guess work out of the equation
• candid testimonials from Cruise’s clients and test-panel participants
• an optional burn-zone exercise program with instructional photos

With The Cruise Control Diet you’ll automate your diet and finally conquer weight loss forever!

Featuring a foreword by Brooke Burke and an introduction by Jason Fung, M.D.

Praise for Jorge Cruise

“Jorge gets it right. His recipes make eating smart easy. I recommend them highly.”—Andrew Weil, M.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of Why Our Health Matters
 
“Jorge knows how to make weight loss simple and easy without feeling hungry.”—Tyra Banks, model, actress, CEO, and New York Times bestselling author
 
“Recipes from my friend Jorge Cruise—where healthy food meets great flavor.”—Emeril Lagasse, chef, restaurateur, and New York Times bestselling author


2-Day Diabetes Diet
by Erin Palinski, Alisa Bowman

Diet just 2 days a week to drop the pounds and dodge type 2 diabetes!

In a recent study, researchers in the UK found that restricting carbohydrates just two days per week was superior to a standard, daily calorie-restricted diet for both reducing weight (about 9 pounds lost vs 5 pounds) and lowering insulin levels (reduced by 22% vs 4 %). Based on this and other research indicating that safe weight loss is the key to reversing and preventing diabetes, Reader’s Digest has partnered with registered dietitian and diabetes expert Erin Palinski to distill the latest science to create an easy-to-follow plan that allows people with diabetes to have their cake—and other carbs—and still keep their blood sugar under control.

A diagnosis of diabetes can be overwhelming and frightening, and even many of those who have lived with diabetes for years often struggle with the question of what they can eat. The 2-Day Diabetes Diet makes it simple—there are no forbidden foods and no carb-counting. You just need to restrict what you eat for 2 days a week—and research suggests you will see the pounds drop off, your blood sugar levels stabilize, and your waist shrink.

On those 2 days a week, you follow the low-carb “Power Burn” program, and consume approximately 600 calories of selected foods. What does that look like on your plate? How about a 2-egg omelet with onions and peppers plus yogurt for breakfast; a hearty bowl of carrot soup plus fresh fruit for lunch; meatloaf and broccoli for dinner with milk; and a cup of sweet grapes for a snack? Or Canadian bacon and spinach for breakfast with a cup of milk; vegetable soup and half a banana topped with peanut butter for lunch; grilled chicken and zucchini over pasta for dinner; and an orange with a cup of milk for a snack. With real delicious food filling your tummy, you won’t believe it all adds up to only about 600 calories.

For the rest of the week, you follow a delicious 1500-calorie-a-day Mediterranean-style eating plan—we call these “Nourishment” days. You can enjoy a bounty of brightly colored fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, and even a few treats.

The book will include:
A 2-week day-by-day meal plan that lays out sample Power Burn and Nourishment days More than 60 meal options, including restaurant and frozen food options, so you can customize the menus to your taste and lifestyle More than 50 delicious diabetes-friendly recipes An optional easy walking and strength-training program to boost results even more Stress-reducing exercises to help you ward off cravings and reduce hunger Success stories from the 10 men and women who tried the plan with amazing results!
The plan is designed to be flexible—you can do your Power Burn days whenever works for you, and you can personalize almost any meal to suit your tastes—and will work for both people with type 2 diabetes and those at risk.


The Body Reset Diet
by Harley Pasternak

Get healthy in just 15 days with this diet plan from Harley Pasternak, the celebrity trainer and New York Times bestselling author frequently featured on Khloe Kardashian’s Revenge Body

We’ve gone way overboard trying to beat the bulge. We’ve tried every diet out there—low-carb, low-fat, all-grapefruit—and spent hours toiling on treadmills and machines, to no avail. It’s time to hit the reset button and start over with a new perspective on weight loss.

In The Body Reset Diet, celebrity trainer and New York Times bestselling author Harley Pasternak offers you the ultimate plan for a thinner, healthier, happier life. This three-phase program focuses on the easiest, most effective way to slim down: blending. The 5-day jump-start includes delicious, expertly crafted smoothies (White Peach Ginger, Apple Pie, and Pina Colada, to name a few), dips, snacks, and soups that keep you satisfied while boosting your metabolism. Over the following 10 days, the plan reintroduces healthy combinations of classic dishes along with the blended recipes to keep the metabolism humming, so you will continue to torch calories and shed pounds.

The plan also explains how the easiest form of exercise—walking—along with light resistance training is all it takes to achieve the celebrity-worthy physique that we all desire. No equipment necessary! Whether you are looking to lose significant weight or just those last 5 pounds, The Body Reset Dietoffers a proven program to reset, slim down, and get healthy in just 15 days—and stay that way for good!