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The 2 Day Diet book by Dr. Michelle Harvie & Professor Tony HowellThe 2-Day Diet (2013) by Dr. Michelle Harvie & Professor Tony Howell

  • 2 days restricted diet: low calorie, high protein, low carb, low fat, limited dairy.
  • 5 days “unrestricted” diet: moderate calorie, moderate protein, unprocessed carbs, low fat, limited dairy.



The 20 20 Diet by Dr Phil McGraw

The 20/20 Diet (2015) by Dr. Phil McGraw

  • Cycling diet with 3 phases per 30-day cycle.
  • Focus on 20 power foods to boost metabolism and make you feel full.
  • Eat 4 times a day, with protein, produce, fat, and starch with each meal.
  • Phase 1 only 20/20 foods; phase 2 introduce a few other foods, phase 3 introduce a wider range; maintenance diet plan your own meals.
  • Avoid (except in permitted splurges): processed foods, non-whole grains, sugar, artificial sweeteners, red meat, full-fat dairy, alcohol.

The 4-Hour Body by Timothy FerrissThe 4-Hour Body (2010) by Timothy Ferriss

  • Several diet alternatives including a slow-carb diet.
  • Avoid carbs, processed foods.
  • Avoid variety.
  • One binge day a week.

The 5 2 Diet Book by Kate HarrisonThe 5:2 Diet Book (2012) by Kate Harrison

  • Intermittent fasting.
  • 5 days unrestricted.
  • 2 days calorie restriction to 500 calories a day for women or 600 calories a day for men.

10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse by JJ Smith10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse (2014) by JJ Smith

  • 10-day detox/cleanse made up of green leafy veggies, fruit, and water.
  • Either full cleanse (green smoothies and light snacks) or modified cleanse (green smoothies and snacks and a non-smoothie meal a day).


The 17-Day Diet by Dr Mike MorenoThe 17 Day Diet (2011) by Mike Moreno

  • 4 stages, progressively less restrictive.
  • Start with high lean protein, high non-starchy vegetables, probiotics, no carbs.
  • Add unprocessed starch and slowly increase fat, then add other whole grain starches.


The 22-Day Revolution by Marco BorgesThe 22-Day Revolution (2015) by Marco Borges

  • Eat whole plant foods – vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts and seeds.
  • Aim for 80-10-10 – 80% unprocessed carbohydrates, 10% fat, 10% protein.
  • Avoid animal products, processed and refined foods, sugars, artificial sweeteners.


The 100 by Jorge CruiseThe 100 (2013) by Jorge Cruise

  • Sugars and carbs limited to 100 Sugar Calories a day.
  • Eat proteins, vegetables, and fats – these are “freebies” – portion size suggestions only.



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The Anti-Anxiety Food Solution book by Trudy Scott CNThe Anti-Anxiety Food Solution (2011) by Trudy Scott CN

  • Avoid sugar, processed foods, and caffeine.
  • 3 levels of diet to test for food sensitivities, and another diet to reintroduce traditional foods.
  • Potential triggers for anxiety: gluten-containing grains, dairy, gluten-free grains, starchy vegetables, legumes.


The New Atkins Made Easy 2013 book by Colette HeimowitzThe New Atkins Diet Made Easy (2013) by Colette Heimowitz

  • 4 phases, avoid sugar and processed carbs on all.
  • Induction phase 1 eat proteins, foundation vegetables, fats.
  • Add unprocessed carbs one type at a time using the Carb Ladder; find carb tolerance.


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The Beauty Detox Foods by Kimberly SnyderThe Beauty Detox Foods (2013) by Kimberly Snyder

  • Detox diet.
  • Mostly plant-based foods, often raw.
  • More vegetables and fewer animal products.
  • Drink a green smoothie or juice every day.
  • Avoid dairy.

The Belly Fat Diet by John ChathamThe Belly Fat Diet (2012) by John Chatham

  • Eat frequently – low-fat protein, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, & oils.
  • Limited whole grains, sweet treats, & beef.
  • Cheat once a week, moderately.


The Blood Sugar Solution by Mark Hyman MDThe Blood Sugar Solution (2012) by Mark Hyman

  • Eat natural, unprocessed foods.
  • Eat moderate amounts of low-glycemic-load carbs.
  • Avoid dairy and gluten during the program to allow the gut to heal.
  • Basic and advanced programs.

The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet by Mark HymanThe Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet (2014) by Mark Hyman

  • Preparation phase: Come off caffeine, alcohol, sweetened beverages, and processed foods.
  • 10-day detox: eat unprocessed foods, no gluten, grains, dairy, or beans (basically a paleo diet).
  • Transition and plan for life.


The Blue Zones Solution by Dan BuettnerThe Blue Zones Solution (2015) by Dan Buettner

  • Eat whole foods, mostly plant-based.
  • Eat until you’re 80% full.
  • Avoid processed foods.

The Body Book by Cameron DiazThe Body Book (2014) by Cameron Diaz

  • Eat whole, unprocessed foods.
  • Eat protein throughout the day, whole carbs, unsaturated fats, veggies and fruits.
  • Drink lots of water.
  • Avoid fast foods, processed foods, added sugars, saturated/trans-fats.

Brain Maker by David PerlmutterBrain Maker (2015) by David Perlmutter

  • Eat a diet high in prebiotics, probiotics, fermented foods, low-carb foods, gluten-free foods, and healthful fat.
  • Limit starchy foods.
  • Avoid gluten, sugar (especially fructose), processed foods.


Breaking the Vicious Cycle by Elaine GottschallBreaking the Vicious Cycle (1994) by Elaine Gottschall

  • Specific carbohydrate dietTM/SCD for intestinal health.
  • Avoid starches and complex sugars.
  • Slowly introduce laxative foods after symptoms improve.
  • Eat unprocessed foods.

The Bulletproof Diet by Dave AspreyThe Bulletproof Diet (2014) by Dave Asprey

  • Drink “Bulletproof Coffee” for breakfast every day.
  • Eat lots of vegetables, approved fats, some grass-fed protein.
  • Avoid sugar, gluten, corn, dairy.
  • Test to see which foods you’re sensitive to.

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The China Study by T Colin Campbell PhD & Thomas M CampbellThe China Study (2006) by T. Colin Campbell & Thomas M. Campbell

  • Vegan plant-based whole foods.
  • High fiber.
  • Limit refined carbohydrates, added vegetable oils, fish.
  • Avoid meat, poultry, dairy, eggs.

Choose More Lose More for Life - diet book by Chris Powell from Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss EditionChoose More, Lose More for Life (2013) by Chris Powell

  • Carb cycling between alternate high carb and low carb days – 4 patterns so you can find one that meets your needs.
  • Portion control.
  • High protein, whole foods, low processed foods.


Choose to Lose by Chris PowellChoose to Lose (2012) by Chris Powell

  • Carb cycling between alternate high carb and low carb days.
  • Portion control.
  • High protein, whole foods, low processed foods.


Clean - book by Alejandro Junger - food listClean (2009/2012) by Alejandro Junger

  • Cleansing/detox diet.
  • Eat vegetables and fruits, pastured/wild animal protein, non-gluten grains.
  • Some liquid meals.
  • Avoid processed foods, gluten, corn, dairy and eggs, pork and shellfish, soy, alcohol.

Clean Gut by Alejandro Junger MDClean Gut (2013) by Alejandro Junger

  • 80% greens and vegetables, 20% protein and good fats.
  • Avoid starches, beans, most fruits, dairy, grains, factory meats, sugars, alcohol, caffeine.
  • Food combining.
  • Add back gluten and dairy to test them.

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The Daniel Plan diet book by Rick Warren, Daniel Amen MD, and Mark Hyman MDThe Daniel Plan (2013) by Pastor Rick Warren, Daniel Amen MD, and Mark Hyman MD

  • Eat nonstarchy vegetables, animal or plant proteins, healthy starch or whole grain, and some fruit.
  • Avoid processed foods, sugars, and fake food substances.
  • Optional detox.


The Dash Diet Weight Loss Solution book by Marla HellerThe DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution (2012) by Marla Heller MS RD

  • 2 phases, no starch or fruit or milk then low starch.
  • Nonstarchy vegetables, lean proteins, beans, dairy, nuts and seeds, monounsaturated fats.
  • Low processed foods.


The Digest Diet by Liz VaccarielloThe Digest Diet (2012) by Liz Vacariello

  • 3 stages.
  • High produce, high fiber; calorie control.
  • Lean protein and low-fat dairy.
  • Low processed foods, low bad fat / high MUFA and PUFA.

The Doctor's Diet by Travis Stork MDThe Doctor’s Diet (2014) by Travis Stork MD

  • Unprocessed, moderate-portion diet in 3 stages.
  • Generous amounts of fiber-rich vegetables, legumes, and fruits.
  • Moderate amounts of lean protein, healthy fats, and whole grains.
  • Low in sugar, simple carbohydrates, unhealthy fats, and sodium.

Drop the Fat Act and Live LeanDrop the Fat Act and Live Lean (2012) by Ryan D. Andrews

  • Vegan whole foods.
  • Changing eating habits.


Dropping Acid Cookbook & Cure by Jamie Koufman & Jordan Stern & Marc BauerDropping Acid: The Reflux Diet (2010) by Jamie Koufman MD, Jordan Stern MD, and Marc Bauer

  • Low fat, low acid.
  • Avoid other acid reflux trigger foods.



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Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr Peter J D'AdamoEat Right 4 Your Type / Eat Right For Your Blood Type (1996) by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo

  • Blood type O similar to paleo, low-carb, and gluten-free diets.
  • Blood type A similar to macrobiotic, vegetarian, and vegan diets plus wheat-free.
  • Blood Types B and AB are combinations.


Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman MDEat to Live (2003/2011) by Joel Fuhrman

  • Vegan/near-vegan, mostly raw.
  • High nutrient density.
  • No oil, no/low processed food.
  • Low calorie, low protein, very low fat.
  • In the short term – low starchy vegetables and whole grains.

Eat to Win Eat to Lose diet book by Rachel Beller of The Biggest LoserEat to Win, Eat to Lose (2013) by Rachel Beller MS RD, nutritionist/dietitian on The Biggest Loser

  • High fiber, including vegetables, fruits, and limited whole grains.
  • Vegetables/salads as a high proportion of your plate.
  • Lean protein, low fat.
  • No sugar, no processed carbs.

Eating on the Wild Side book by Jo RobinsonsEating on the Wild Side (2013) by Jo Robinson

  • How to select and prepare vegetables and fruits for maximum nutrition.



Effortless Healing by Dr. Joseph Mercola

Effortless Healing (2015) by Dr. Joseph Mercola

  • Minimal to no consumption of grains and sugars, including complex carbs.
  • Consume fruit in moderation – limit fructose.
  • Eat raw organic vegetables, healthful fats, and grass-fed/pastured organic proteins; drink plenty of water.
  • Intermittent fasting – eat in an 8-10 hour period each day

The End of Diabetes by Joel Fuhrman MDThe End of Diabetes (2013) by Joel Fuhrman

  • Eat lots of salads and vegetables; also legumes, some fruits, nuts, and seeds – at least 85% of caloric intake from plants.
  • Minimize fish and white meat poultry.
  • Avoid red meats, eggs, and oils/fats.


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The Fast Diet UKThe Fast Diet (2013) by Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer

  • Intermittent fasting.
  • 5 days a week eat what you want.
  • 2 non-consecutive days limit to 500 calories a day for women, 600 calories a day for men.

The Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie PomroyThe Fast Metabolism Diet (2013) by Hayley Pomroy

  • Diet confusion, cycling diet with a change in strategy every few days.
  • No wheat, corn, dairy, soy, sugar, caffeine, alcohol, dried fruit or fruit juices, artificial sweeteners, fat-free “diet” foods.


Fat Chance by Robert H. Lustig MDFat Chance (2013) by Robert H. Lustig

  • Eat intact whole grains, eggs, meat, nuts and seeds, dairy, beans, fruits, vegetables.
  • Limit fatty and slightly processed foods.
  • Avoid sugars, especially fructose, and sugary / processed foods.


Fit2Fat2Fit by Drew ManningFit2Fat2Fit (2012) by Drew Manning

  • Low-fat, low-carb, calorie-controlled.
  • Eat lean protein, vegetables, and fruits.
  • Introduction phase, then slowly introduce more unprocessed carbs.


The Food Babe Way by Vani HariThe Food Babe Way (2015) by Vani Hari

  • Eat real organic foods, mostly raw, and limit animal proteins.
  • Start every day with warm lemon water and a green drink.
  • Avoid foods containing chemicals, fast food, sugar, and white flour; limit alcohol.


Forks Over Knives Plan by Alona Pulde MD and Matthew Lederman MDForks Over Knives (2011) edited by Gene Stone + (2014) diet plan by – Alone Pulde MD and Matthew Lederman MD

  • Vegan.
  • Eat fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains.
  • Limit lightly-processed whole foods.
  • Avoid all meat (including fish), dairy, and eggs, as well as processed foods.

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GAPS diet – see Gut and Psychology Syndrome

Grain Brain book by David Perlmutter MDGrain Brain (2013) by David Perlmutter MD

  • Improving brain health.
  • Eat a diet high in healthy fats, naturally raised animal proteins, vegetables.
  • Low carbohydrate and low fruit.
  • No processed carbs or sugars.

The Great Cholesterol Myth by Jonny Bowden PhD and Stephen Sinatra MDThe Great Cholesterol Myth (2013) by Jonny Bowden PhD & Stephen Sinatra MD

  • Heart health.
  • Eat more wild salmon, grass-fed meat, vegetables, nuts, beans, berries, cherries.
  • Avoid sugar, soda, processed carbs, processed meats, trans fats, excess vegetable oils.


Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBrideGut and Psychology Syndrome GAPS (2004/2010) by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride MD

  • Extreme elimination/reintroduction diet designed as a natural treatment for behavioral and other issues.
  • GAPS introduction diet – 6-stage introduction of basic foods.
  • Full GAPS diet – Restrictive diet for about 2 years or until conditions have healed – unprocessed, grain-free, sugar-free, low-starch.
  • Coming off the GAPS diet – Reintroduction of other foods.

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The Healthy Green Drink Diet by Jason ManheimThe Healthy Green Drink Diet (2011) by Jason Manheim

  • Not a diet per se.
  • Suggests having green juices and green smoothies to supplement what you usually eat.
  • Eat at least one green drink a day, preferably before a meal.


The Hormone Cure - book by Sara Gottfried MDThe Hormone Cure (2013) by Sara Gottfried

  • Whole unprocessed foods.
  • Organic, in season, grass-fed/wild.
  • Limit or eliminate caffeine and alcohol.
  • Specific guidelines for different hormonal issues.


How Not to Die by Michael GregerHow Not to Die (2015) by Michael Greger MD

  • Eat unprocessed plant foods – beans/legumes, berries, other fruits, cruciferous vegetables, greens, other veggies, flaxseeds, nuts, turmeric, whole grains.
  • Minimize processed plant foods and unprocessed animal foods.
  • Avoid ultra-processed plant foods and processed animal foods.


Hungry Girl to the Max - book by Lisa LillienHungry Girl to the Max! (2013) by Lisa Lillien

  • Avoid full-fat foods.
  • Low-calorie.
  • Processed “fat-free,” “low-fat,” “low calorie,” “sugar-free” and “low sugar” foods.



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I'm Too Young for This book by Suzanne SomersI’m Too Young for This! (2013) by Suzanne Somers

  • Perimenopause guidelines.
  • Eat fresh, whole, unprocessed foods.
  • Gluten-free and dairy-free may be best.
  • Avoid processed foods, white flour, sugar, artificial additives.

It Starts with Food by Dallas & Melissa HartwigIt Starts with Food (2012) by Dallas & Melissa Hartwig

  • Paleo, explained as healthy eating rather than ancestral eating – elimination then reintroduction diet to find out your sensitivities.
    • Eat high-quality meats / animal proteins, vegetables, fruits, and fats.
    • Avoid sugars and sweeteners, alcohol, seed oils, grains, legumes, most dairy, highly processed foods.
    • Eat 3 times a day, avoid snacking.

It's All Good by Gwyneth Paltrow & Julia Turshen - food listIt’s All Good (2013) by Gwyneth Paltrow and Julia Turshen

  • Recipes for detox and other diets.
  • Eat whole foods, veggies, lean protein, non-gluten grains.
  • Avoid gluten, dairy, eggs, white flour, sugar.


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Jumpstart to Skinny by Bob HarperJumpstart to Skinny (2013) by Bob Harper

  • Very low-calorie diet for 3 weeks.
  • Calories 40% protein 40% carbohydates 20% fat.
  • Lots of vegetables.
  • No grains after breakfast.
  • Follow with The Skinny Rules for further weight loss.

The Liver Cleansing Diet by Dr Sandra CabotThe Liver Cleansing Diet (1996/2003/2008) by Sandra Cabot

  • 3-stage 8-week detox diet.
  • Dairy-free, mostly vegetarian, minimally processed, high fiber, low fat.
  • A lot of raw veggies and fruit, juices.


Living the Good Long Life by Martha StewartLiving the Good Long Life (2013) by Martha Stewart

  • Longevity diet as part of general guidelines for older people.
  • Plant-based foods (vegetables, beans, whole grains, and nuts and seeds), good fats, calcium-rich ingredients, seafood, and lean animal proteins.



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The Master Cleanser detox diet book by Stanley BorroughsThe Master Cleanser (1976) by Stanley Borroughs

  • Detox diet, usually known as The Master Cleanse or the Lemonade Diet.
  • For 10-40 days, drink only lemonade prepared in the way described, no food.
  • Recommends steps for coming off the cleanse, and then a vegan lifetime diet.


The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook by Rockridge PressThe Mediterranean Diet Cookbook (2013) by Rockridge Press

  • Eat fruits, vegetables, grains (mostly whole), olive oil, beans, nuts, legumes, seeds, herbs, spices, seafood.
  • Limit cheese and yogurt, poultry, eggs, wine.
  • Avoid or eat rarely meat, sweets foods, soft drinks, processed foods, fast food.


My Beef With Meat by Rip EsselstynMy Beef with Meat (2013) by Rip Esselstyn

  • Unprocessed, whole foods – whole grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes.
  • Vegan – no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy; low fat, no oil.



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Nutrition and Physical Degeneration book by Weston A. Price MDNutrition and Physical Degeneration (1939) by Weston A. Price MD

  • Eat animal foods (dairy products, seafood, meats), especially animal fats.
  • Watch the quality of the animal foods you eat.
  • Eat whole grains, freshly ground; eat green vegetables liberally.


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The Omni Diet by Tana Amen BSN RNThe Omni Diet (2013) by Tana Amen

  • 70% calories from plant foods, 30% from protein.
  • Eat nonstarchy vegetables, protein from naturally raised animals.
  • Limit grains, legumes, fruit; unprocessed, no sugar.
  • Eliminate gluten, dairy, soy, corn.
  • 4 phases

The Overnight Diet by Caroline Apovian MDThe Overnight Diet (2013) by Caroline Apovian MD

  • 1 day a week smoothies only.
  • 6 days a week high protein, high fiber, low fat.
  • Cycle until you reach your goal weight, then follow the lifetime diet.


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The Paleo Diet by Loren CordainThe Paleo Diet (2002/2010) by Loren Cordain

  • Eat unlimited non-starchy vegetables, fruits, and lean proteins.
  • Avoid dairy, cereal grains, legumes, starchy vegetables, salt, fatty meats, sugar, fruit juices, bad fats.
  • 3 levels.


The Paleo Cure (2013) by Chris Kresser

The Plan - book by Lyn-Genet RecitasThe Plan (2013) by Lyn-Genet Recitas

  • Elimination/rotation diet that tests your reactions to food to check what foods work with your body chemistry.



Plan D by Sherri ShepherdPlan D (2013) by Sherri Shepherd

  • Losing weight and beating diabetes.
  • High fiber, low fat, low glycemic.
  • Eat your veggies, lots of water.
  • Portion control and plate proportions.
  • Eat every 3 hours.
  • Occasional indulgences.

Power Foods for the Brain by Neal D. Barnard MDPower Foods for the Brain (2013) by Neal Barnard

  • Eat vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fruit.
  • Vegan, plant-based – no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, fish.
  • Very little fat – limited vegetable oil, limited nuts and seeds.


Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo BS NC - food listPractical Paleo (2012) by Diane Sanfilippo

  • Paleo with exceptions and with guidelines for different conditions.
  • Eat unprocessed proteins and vegetables.
  • Limited dairy and eggs for some people.
  • No grains, no legumes, no processed foods, no refined sugars, no processed fats.

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Relish by Daphne Oz - food listRelish (2013) by Daphne Oz

  • Eat fresh foods, lots of produce; organic, local.
  • Limit carbohydrates (especially refined carbs) and animal products.
  • No GMO, pastured, unprocessed.


Rich Food Poor Food by Jayson Calton PhD and Mira Calton CNRich Food, Poor Food (2013) by Jayson & Mira Calton

  • Grocery GPS.
  • Choose fresh, local, unpasteurized, organic foods that have been raised naturally.
  • Avoid unnatural ingredients and foods that deplete micronutrients; avoid wheat.


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SHRED - book by Ian K Smith MDSHRED (2012) by Ian K. Smith

  • Diet confusion by changing your dietary mix regularly.
  • Low calorie, low fat, some liquid meals.


The Skinny Rules - book by Bob Harper of The Biggest LoserThe Skinny Rules (2012) by Bob Harper

  • High vegetable, protein, and fiber.
  • No animal foods 1 day/week.
  • Avoid processed foods.
  • 1 splurge meal/week.

The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution by Arthur Agatston MDThe South Beach Diet Gluten Solution (2013) by Arthur Agatston

  • 4 week program avoiding gluten while following the basic principles of the South Beach Diet.
  • Reintroduce gluten and see how you react to it.


The Starch Solution by John McDougall MD and Mary McDougallThe Starch Solution (2012) by John & Mary McDougall

  • Vegan
  • High-starch, very-low-fat, low protein
  • Low processed foods


Sugar Crush by Richard Jacoby & Raquel Baldelomar

Sugar Crush (2015) by Dr. Richard P. Jacoby and Raquel Baldelomar

  • Avoid all processed foods, added sugars, and sweeteners.
  • Plan A – very low to zero carbohydrates, grass-fed protein, grass-fed fats.
  • Or Plan B – variety of fruits and vegetables with low to moderate glycemic levels, limited grass-fed protein and dairy.


Super Immunity by Joel Fuhrman MDSuper Immunity (2011) by Joel Fuhrman

  • Vegan/near vegan, unprocessed foods.
  • Concentrate on green vegetables, onions, mushrooms, berries, beans, seeds.
  • High nutrient density, high ANDI scores.


Super Shred diet book by Ian K Smith MDSuper SHRED (2013) by Ian K. Smith MD

  • 4-week very rapid weight loss diet.
  • Low/varied calories, high nutrient.
  • Prescriptive meal plan with some flexibility.
  • Follow with SHRED diet for further weight loss.

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Thyroid Healthy by Suzy Cohen RPhThyroid Healthy (2014) by Suzy Cohen RPh

  • Eat a paleo-like diet – low carbohydrate, gluten-free, high protein, vegetables, seaweed, real salt.
  • Limit cruciferous vegetables.
  • Avoid processed foods, caffeine, alcohol, soy, vegetable oil.


True Food cookbook by Andrew Weil MDTrue Food (2012) by Andrew Weil MD, Sam Fox, and Michael Stebner

  • Plate proportion, large amounts of vegetables.
  • Fish and grass-fed beef/bison.
  • Truly wholegrains – grains, not flour made from whole grains.
  • Mainly organic, local, seasonal.
  • Avoid processed foods, excessive animal fat.

Trust You Gut by Gregory Plotnikoff MD and Mark Weisberg PhDTrust Your Gut (2013) by Gregory Plotnikoff MD & Mark Weisberg PhD

  • Healing IBS and chronic digestive problems.
  • Recognize reactive foods such as wheat, dairy, corn, nightshades, legumes.
  • Test reactivity with elimination and rotation diets.


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VB6 - Eat Vegan Before 6pm by Mark Bittman - food listVB6 (2013) by Mark Bittman

  • Eat vegan before 6pm, mostly produce.
  • After 6pm also eat animal protein and slightly processed foods.
  • Try to avoid processed foods – if you do have them, limit them to after 6pm.


The Virgin Diet - book by JJ VirginThe Virgin Diet (2012) by JJ Virgin

  • Elimination diet.
  • Avoid the top 7 high-food intolerance foods – gluten, soy, dairy, eggs, corn, peanuts, sugar and sweeteners – then introduce some of them to see how you react.
  • Unprocessed foods.
  • 1-2 meals per day are shakes.

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What to Expect When You're Expecting by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon MazelWhat to Expect When You’re Expecting  (1984-2004) by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel

  • Get enough “Daily Dozen” nutrients every day – protein, produce, whole grains and legumes, vitamin C, calcium, iron, fats in moderation, omega fatty acids, fluids.



Wheat Belly - book by William Davis MD - food listWheat Belly (2011) by William Davis M.D.

  • Gluten-free, unprocessed foods including vegetables, meats, raw nuts and seeds.
  • Avoid processed and sugary foods.


Whole by T Colin Campbell PhDWhole (2013) by T. Colin Campbell

  • Vegan, plant-based.
  • High whole carbohydrates, low fat, low protein.
  • Avoid heavily processed foods, animal products, added salt, oil, sugar.


The Whole30 book by Melissa Hartwig and Dallas HartwigThe Whole30 (2015) by Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig

  • Eat vegetables, protein, some fat.
  • Eliminate alcohol, legumes, dairy, grains, sugars, processed foods.
  • Reintroduce alcohol, legumes, dairy, grains to see how you react to them.
  • Long term, eat mostly Whole30 foods (vegetables, protein, fat) with some conscious exceptions.

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Your Personal Paleo Code diet book by Chris KresserYour Personal Paleo Code / The Paleo Cure (2013) by Chris Kresser

  • Step 1: strict Paleo diet for 30 days to reset your body.
  • Step 2: reintroduce foods to see how you react to them.
  • Step 3: Lifetime diet – avoid foods you reacted to.


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Zero Belly Diet by David ZinczenkoZero Belly Diet (2014) by David Zinczenko

  • 7-day cleanse and lifetime eating guidelines.
  • Eat vegetables, fruits, lean protein, healthy fats, nuts and seeds, legumes.
  • Three meals plus smoothie plus optional snack each day.
  • One cheat meal a week.
  • Avoid gluten, refined grains, dairy, sugar, processed foods.