Read all about the 17 day diet. My friend and fellow Jazz Singer Cheryl Silverstein, lost 8lbs in a week so far. After the main diet, they ease you into the healthy maintenance period. Thru all this, you learn to eat in a way that last and changes your bad habits. But you can't slip back to the bad habits. By the end, you would have learned new skills to keep it off.
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