The Step Diet reviewThe Step Diet is a weight loss program that is designed to teach you how to eat less and move more. However, instead of concentrating on counting calories, participants count steps. More specifically, the goal of those who follow this plan is to walk 10,000 steps per day. Like any good diet plan, it also encourages making smart food choices, with participants working toward lowering food portions by a quarter. That being said, it does not enforce strict dieting measures and teaches those who want to lose weight how to make healthy lifestyle changes.

The Step Diet is a long-term life plan that is meant for weight loss and weight maintenance. Participants receive guidance on how to permanently change their exercise and eating habits for the better.

It is a 12-week program that is divided into six different phases. Although you are encouraged to make healthy food choices, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy, lean protein, and healthy fats, ultimately, you are the one who determines what you eat. That said, whatever you choose to eat, you are to decrease your portion size by a quarter (25%). During the first phase of the diet, you build up to 2,000 steps a day. Over the course of the program, the step count is gradually increased until you reach the ultimate goal of 10,000 steps per day.

The book provides charts for both men and women to help them add up how many steps are needed to help them balance out extra calories that result from the consumption of favorite foods. In addition, at the time this review was written, when purchasing the book related to the diet online, it also came with a pedometer. This is a great tool for helping you keep track of your steps. Most dieters who follow this plan lose 1 to 2 pounds per week.

This diet program comes from a book written by James O. Hill Ph.D, John C. Peters Ph.D, Bonnie T. Jortberg M.S. R.D. and Pamelan peeke M.D. The book is called “The Step Diet: Count Steps, Not Calories To Lose Weight and Keep It Off Forever.” The Step Diet was created based on 25 years of research conducted at Colorado University. While nothing about the diet is overly revolutionary, it is considered to be a well-tested weight loss program that has produced positive results.

Furthermore, the authors of this book are well respected in their fields, especially Dr. James O Hill and John C. Peters, who are both recognized as experts on weight loss, and who co-founded America on the Move. Furthermore, a valued researcher of obesity, Hill also co-founded the National Weight Control Registry (NWCR).

The Step Diet is a practical weight loss and weight maintenance plan for most dieters. However, some people may find walking 10,000 steps a day challenging. Nonetheless, it is very likely that weight will be lost following this program. That being said, fast weight loss results should not be expected; pounds are dropped gradually.

You should first speak with your personal healthcare provider before making any drastic changes to your regular diet or exercise regimen.

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