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The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days

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35 out of 39 people found this review helpful.

The Virgin Diet works if you work it. As a doctor who treats th

The Virgin Diet works if you work it. As a doctor who treats thyroid disease, I work with the struggles of the MOST weight loss resistant people on a daily basis. Not only can The Virgin Diet help them, but many with early thyroid disease, The Virgin Diet alone can re...
The Virgin Diet works if you work it. As a doctor who treats thyroid disease, I work with the struggles of the MOST weight loss resistant people on a daily basis. Not only can The Virgin Diet help them, but many with early thyroid disease, The Virgin Diet alone can reverse their illness.

One commenter said it was 'fishy' how The Virgin Diet got positive comments so early. JJ Virgin is not a flash in the pan, come from nowhere diet guru. The Virgin Diet did not start with this book. For years, JJ Virgin has been tirelessly teaching this approach to physicians. We have seen the results and demanded that she get this message out on a bigger scale. That is how the book has come about.

Buy the book, live the book. Your life will change. Don't browse it and put it back. Don't take it home and let it gather dust.

posted by DrChristianson on December 3, 2012

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62 out of 109 people found this review helpful.

Call me crazy, but something sounds fishy with this book. When t

Call me crazy, but something sounds fishy with this book. When this book went on sale yesterday, nobody had a post up when I checked, but then after one person wrote one bad review after actually reading it in the store, suddenly 18 people posted a review about how wond...
Call me crazy, but something sounds fishy with this book. When this book went on sale yesterday, nobody had a post up when I checked, but then after one person wrote one bad review after actually reading it in the store, suddenly 18 people posted a review about how wonderful the book is. One person claims their whole office has been on it and recommends it. When? How? The book just came out yesterday. One person claims that they lost five inches from their waist in seven days. Is that even safe? Well I too went to see what all the hubbub was about myself today and I didn't like it. I feel the book is a warmed over version of Eat This, Not That and an expanded version of the Wheat Belly Diet. Why try the 17 Day Diet like I did when you can do it in 7 with this book? I couldn't get past the first chapter. The truth is being overweight is partially our fault. It is based on what we eat. We scarfed down years of junk food and thought nothing will happen to us. It did. Food doesn't make you fat, a combination of age, biology and lack of exercise does, not some food intolerance. I drink soy milk because I am lactose intolerant, it hasn't affected my weight one bit. I am so tired of these books trying to tell it like it is. How can a skinny person tell somebody overweight like me how to lose weight. How about they tell the truth, that we need to eat better and watch those calories. This book is another case of someone trying to capitalize off of what a lot of women are dealing with. How about somebody write about that tells the truth and not waste our time and money telling us that we are total screw ups and that they can cure what so many people have battled for years in a week. Until I find a book written by somebody that has been there and done that, I won't support a book like this. I would rather be fat and healthy than lied to, unhealthy and thin.

posted by MommyAndMeBookClub on November 29, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    Still a work in progress

    I am still working through this program. It was an easy read and the concept is believable.
    The biggest problem is with the NOOK version.
    The shopping list and recipes are difficult to follow because of the NOOK layout. I hope BN will correct this and send those that purchased this ebook an update.

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2013

    Great Information!!

    Lots of good information. Worth a try if you have inflammation or allergies.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 8, 2013

    Recommend

    Very workable plan for the dedicated dieter. As with all these kind of plans, they assume everyone can afford to change the contents of their kitchen overnight. Implementing this healthy eating style is a work in progress.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 8, 2013

    This program works!  If you are like me, the idea of giving up s

    This program works!  If you are like me, the idea of giving up sugar, gluten, dairy, & corn did not seem at all appealing.  My husband and I saw one of  J.J. Virgin's seminars on PBS.  While it meant giving up all the foods I love (or so I thought), I told my husband "I'll do it if you do i it.". So we are both on the program.  Today is day 13 of the 21 days of cycle 1.  We are both down 5-6 lbs and what is really great is that I no longer have sugar cravings and I feel fabulous!  J.J. Gives you so many delicious substitutions that you don't really miss what you've taken out of your diet after day 5.  I'm really glad that we found this program.  I'd just like to say to "Sounds to good to be true" - don't knock it till you try it.  I know it's a big change.  But isn't that what most of us need? 

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 29, 2012

    Check this out!

    I am still wading my way through the book but there is excellent information on many food intolerance. I have found it very informative and my husband and I will be taking up the 21 day challenge to find what we can do to change our eating habits so that we eat in such a way that our bodies actually use the food we eat.

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