Over the centuries, people have tried some pretty crazy things in pursuit of weight loss, from chewing but not swallowing to sleeping and not eating.
All diets work to some extent, says Susan Burke March, MS, RD, of Flagler Beach, Fla., a dietician and author of Making Weight Control Second Nature: Living Thin Naturally, because you’re restricting your food intake.
But with diet fads, the weight loss is usually temporary and can be quite dangerous.
So … why is this diet any different?
Apples facilitate the digestion and contain many useful substances that encourage the work of the immune system, preventing the accumulation of fat in the liver and protect against cancer.
Pectin also regulates the intestinal flora. Research shows that 25 grams apple pectin allows a loss of 0.66 lbs. body weight per day.
We also include organic eggs throughout. For one, studies show that eating eggs make you feel fuller for longer. Eggs are packed with a variety of nutrients including protein, zinc, iron and vitamins A, D, E, and B12, but contain just 85 calories each.
The old advice to limit eggs to just a few each week has also been abandoned. According to the Food Standards Agency, there’s now no limit to the number of eggs you can eat in a week as part of a healthy balanced diet.