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LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans World

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Does anyone have a copy of this recipe that was printed in an early December issue of Womans World Magazine? It is a soy version of the Hollywood diet that is said to work wonders.

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RE: LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans W

1C. Low-fat vanilla soy milk
1C. orange juice
1C. cranberry juice
1C. yogurt w/active cultures
1/4tsp. wheat-germ oil or 2T. wheat germ
1/4 tsp. flaxseed oil

Put in blender and sip throughout the day, along with plenty of water for 2 days.

RE: LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans W

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Had the mag but my cleaning lady evidently pitched it...have been searching the ends of the internet for it...again, thanks!

RE: LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans W

Does this one recipe have to last all day or when you run out you make more?

RE: LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans W

Thank you Sallyab!

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Have lost my copy!

RE: LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans W

Is the published recipe for one day or two?

Woman's World article submitted by nutritionist Therese Franzese

You can find this article and more by nutritionist Therese Franzese at

RE: LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans W

Hello, Im writing this so others can avoid MY awful experience with this jump start 48 hour diet, sometimes called the Hollywood Diet.

Its Monday now and Im almost feeling normal again, but still very weak. Ever have stomach flu? Thats what this was like.

Saturday morning, full of determination, I mixed up a batch of the Womans World recipe of the diet. Since it had more protein, it sounded more healthy than the Hollywood version of the jump-start recipe. Besides, I dont care for papayas or apricots, which may be the source of the bitter tang some users have complained about.

It tasted just FINE, and I had my first shake at around 10 am, then went about my usual weekend activity, which was sewing. Not too strenuous. I worked steadily with a big container of water next to me, taking sips off that to keep hydrated as many have recommended. When I got hungry, I drank another fruit shake. Of course I used the toilet a lot more with all this liquid, but Id expected that, after all, I was trying to clean out my system. In articles Id read about this sort of diet Id learned our bowels can hold from 2-7 pounds of wastewhich accounts for most of the weight lost in this diet. Of course, once youre back on regular food afterwards it all comes back, a little detail the TV infomercials leave out.

Around 4pm my dogs came in and began staring at me. Not normal behavior for them. They are very perceptive pooches and their message was clear: Are you feeling bad? They were right. I was feeling woozy, and had a headache, which I attributed to the sudden diet shift. I drank more water and decidedafter sewing a long seam up the wrong waythat I needed to compromise on this. My weakness was such that I couldnt sit up to sew anymore, so I lay down on the bed and thought things over. As in the Slim Fast diet the idea of having one sensible meal for dinner made sense. So I had one (with some Tylenol) and felt a little better, but not much. I found I was too weak to sit at the sewing machine even then, and my trips to the toilet were becoming more frequent and cramp-ridden. Ditto for my between-runs rests.

I dozed the rest of the slow evening, lurching up from bed to deal with bouts of out-and-out diarrhea, cursing myself for being so stupid.

I got NO sleep that night, only catching short, shallow dozing between stumbling to the bathroom every 30 to 40 minutes, and groaning with cramp. Throughout all that my little dogs snuggled close, giving what comfort they could. I had chills, then the sweats like a fever victim, terrible cramps, and a thunderous headache that no amount of Tylenol would fix. I kept drinking water, knowing that if I didnt keep hydrated Id only feel worse.

Finally I took a dose of Emetrol for the nausea. Exactly 30 seconds later I was bent over the tub with an uncontrolled case of the heaves, and remained there in abject misery for the next half hour.

I crept back to bed, extremely weak, and went back to the chills, cramps, and sweats routine for the rest of the night.

In the morning I still had the awful headache, and the shakes kept me from standing upright for more than a couple minutes. The cramps had abated, so I felt certain I was on the down side of the bell curve. I continued drinking water, and in the afternoon managed to keep down a couple finely chewed crackers. I remained bed-ridden the whole of the day. By evening I had dry toast and an egg.

So, there it was: the 24-hour give yourself stomach-flu symptoms diet, and, NO, I did NOT lose ANY weight. The only jump-start to my system darn near burned out the battery, leaving me incapacitated for 2 days, weaker but wiser on the third. (And full of gas!)

I will mention the one time I did lose weight a couple years back. I reduced my calorie intake to 1000-1200 a day, stopped drinking caffeine and anything fizzy (including diet fizzy drinks) and increased my walking to a mile a day. I lost 30 pounds.

Its the same old story, the quick miracle fads just dont work. I was able to stick to this one for only 8 hours before my body violently rebelled against the abuse. Had I stuck to it for 48 as the regime calls for Id have landed in a hospital with a bunch of health care workers shaking their heads over me, too polite to ask What were you THINKING????

So you think about it now. As for meIm going back to the old routine. Its slower, but more certain and 200% healthier.

Pat Elrod

RE: LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans W

I have done the Miracle diet twice now for the past 2 months. The first month I lost 8 pounds and the second I lost 10 pounds. NOTE: You are suppose to 'sip' throughout the day making this big drink last for 2 days. I took a multivitamin along with dexatrim naturals and did not get sick, dizzy, nauseaus or etc. But then I didnt drink a whole shake like one who posted on here either!! Instructions clearly say to take sips through out the day or when hunger strikes. I have the actual magazine article should anyone like to see it. Also, I personally had email correspondence with the creator of this diet and she was very clear on how and what you should do. I also have her email address for you should you have any questions (like I did) BEFORE starting the diet. Good Luck! I'm starting my third month of this diet tomorrow!!

RE: LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans W

would you please send the article that you offered on the healthy hollywood diet?
thank you

RE: LOOKING for: Home made recipe for Hollywood diet in Womans W

Hello is there any one out there who knows of a diet featured in Woman's World magazine that was an overnight diet that helped reduced your pot belly. You were supposed to start this diet at dinner the night before. This article came out earlier to mid of the year last year.

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