Oxygen Diet Solution: 28 Days to Slim

 By Mizpah Matus B.Hlth.Sc(Hons)

oxygen-diet-solutionThe Oxygen Diet Solution was created with the assistance of Dr. Susan Kleiner, a nutritional consultant who has worked with elite athletes.

This book includes a variety of 28-day diet plans that have been designed to suit your unique needs.

Oxygen Magazine has been empowering women to achieve their health and fitness goals for 15 years. So, they decided to give their readers a manual that would provide access to their cutting-edge information in book format.

Oxygen Diet Basics

The creators of Oxygen Magazine know that one-size-fits-all approaches don’t work because every woman is unique. For that reason the Oxygen Diet solution contains five different meal plans specifically created for a range of health and fitness goals.

You simply decide which of the following profiles fits your needs then follow the relevant 28-day diet and meal plan.

1. Basic Oxygen Diet

Recommended if you have more than 15 pounds to lose.

2. Quick Fat-Loss Diet

Ideal if you want to rapidly lose weight to get ready for an upcoming special event .

3. Super-Energy Diet

For women who struggle to have enough energy to exercise and feel tired during the day.

4. Power Immunity Diet

Helps improve your resistance to illness if you frequently suffer from colds and flu.

5. Muscle-Building Diet

Designed for women who want to build sexy toned muscles

Stress-Busting Tips

Certain foods are highlighted because they can help reduce the negative effects of stress. These foods are included in the meal plans and you can also incorporate them into your diet once you have finished the 28-day Oxygen Diet program.

  • Walnuts reduce your blood pressure response to stress. To get these benefits you should consume 1 ½ ounces of walnuts daily.
  • Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids, which reduces your heart rate during times of stress. Aim for two to five meals of fatty fish per week.
  • Bananas are high in potassium known for controlling blood pressure and heart function.
  • Oranges are high in vitamin C, which can reduce your production of the stress hormone cortisol. Other good sources of vitamin C include red peppers, cantaloupe and strawberries.

Foods to Eat

Eggs, chicken breast, turkey, shrimp, scallops, tuna, salmon, rainbow trout, sardines, halibut, lamb, beef, cottage cheese, plain yogurt, whey protein, whole-grain bread, almonds, walnuts, avocado, grapefruit, apple, berries, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, Swiss chard, cabbage, bok choy, mushrooms, green beans, asparagus, extra-virgin olive oil, light salad dressing, stevia, coffee, tea.

Sample Meal Plan

Breakfast

Egg Lettuce Rolls:
2-3 large iceberg lettuce leaves
I hard boiled egg, diced
1 tablespoon shredded carrot
1 tablespoon diced celery
1 teaspoon reduced-fat mayonnaise
½ teaspoon yellow mustard

½ fresh grapefruit
2 cups water
Coffee or tea

Lunch

Chicken Sandwich:
2 oz sliced grilled chicken breast
Lettuce leaves
Sliced tomato
3 avocado slices
1 teaspoon mustard
2 slices whole grain bread

Mixed Green Salad plus Simple Dressing
1 apple
2 cups water
Tea or other non-caloric beverage

Dinner

Steak with Olive Tapenade and Cucumber:
3 oz grilled tenderloin
½ cup sautéed mushrooms and onions
1 ½ cups chard
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic
½ cup sliced cucumber topped with 1 tablespoon olive tapenade
1 cup winter squash

Large Salad:
1 ½ cups mixed greens
6 sliced radishes
1 small tomato
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
Simple dressing
2 cups water
Non-caloric beverage

Strength Training Recommended

An exercise routine is provided that you use in conjunction with your preferred diet plan. Included are photographs that clearly demonstrate the correct way to perform strength exercises using a set of dumbbells.

The Oxygen Diet also features advice on fitness for pregnancy and how to maintain motivation and fitness when traveling.

Costs and Expenses

The Oxygen Diet Solution: Your Ultimate 28-Day Shape-Up Plan retails at $24.95.

Click Here to purchase the book for a discounted price.

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Pros

  • The Oxygen Diet Includes five 28-day meal plans to suit different health and fitness goals.
  • Encourages consumption of a wide range of fresh and unprocessed foods.
  • Provides 35 simple recipes with vegan and gluten-free options.
  • An exercise plan is included with photographic illustrations of strength exercises.
  • Offers advice on goal setting and motivational success stories.

Cons

  • The meal plans are fairly strict and require elimination of a variety of foods.
  • Necessary to prepare meals at home for the duration of the 28-day Oxygen Diet program.
  • Fitness program includes a limited number of exercises and may become repetitive over time.
  • Does not provide options for dieters with allergies to nuts.

Great For Those Needing Structure

The Oxygen Diet Solution offers five different 28-day meal plans to suit a variety of health and fitness needs. It will appeal to dieters who prefer to follow a structured menu designed for to achieve a specific goal.

 By Mizpah Matus B.Hlth.Sc(Hons)
Last Reviewed: November 4, 2014. Disclaimer

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