I learned that too much of sugar of any kind natural or fake is bad. As well as, sugar makes me fat. I was in a size 12 pant when I started which was starting to feel uncomfortable. Afterwards, I am in my size 10 pants not tight, just right. I lost fat, I know I did I see it in my abs, face and chest. I lost a total of 5.5 pounds over the course of 17 days.
What I really wanted to do is to start Cycle 2, which implemented more carbohydrates such as (whole oats, barley, couscous, sweet potatoes, lentils) as well as (red meats, shrimp, clams) etc.
The way it works is the first day on Cycle 2 is eating these newly added foods (2 servings). Then the next day you go back on Cycle 1 eating plan and alternate until you reach 17 days. However, I started it twice and failed, so I decided to hold off a bit until after my vacation to Florida the first part of October.
I recommend this diet for anyone including those on maintenance like myself if you want to jump back in control of your eating. Its very healthy and all natural.
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