What’s New With The 17 Day Diet in 2014 (Breakthrough Edition)

By now you may have heard that Dr. Moreno has released his expanded and updated version of the 17 Day Diet in his newly published The 17 Day Diet Breakthrough Edition.

The 17 Day Diet is pretty much the same, but with a few additions. Here’s a break down of what’s been added to the diet for 2014 and beyond:

1. Contour Foods for body spot reduction.

In the Breakthrough Edition, Dr. Moreno points out that certain foods on Cycles 1, 2, and 3 help reduce fat in certain areas of your body.

For instance, in Cycle 1, fish is a contouring food that blasts belly fat while in Cycle 2, legumes reduce fat in the thigh area. Check out the complete list of the 17 Day Diet approved Contour Foods.

2. Optional Transitional Fast Day.

Very new to the Breakthrough Edition of the 17 Day Diet are optional fast days that can be used in between each cycle or during a period of weight gain from overeating.

The new Optional Transitional Fast Day is a day in between each cycle that you drink a vitamin and protein-rich smoothie for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You continue to drink your water and green tea for the day, but rely on the fat-burning smoothies to give you a boost for the entire day.

Dr. Moreno cautions that this fast day is not for everyone and only you know your body and if you are able to participate in such a fast.

Visit the Overview of the Optional Transitional Fast Day for the 17 Day Diet for the details and smoothie recipe and ingredients.

3. Supplements for the 17 Day Diet.

Dr. Moreno has broken down the best health supplements to achieve optimal weight loss while on the 17 Day Diet. His list ranges from Vitamin D for belly fat burning properties to fish oil for fat cell shrinkage to CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) for weight loss.

4. 17 Minute Spot Reduction Workout.

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In the 17 Day Diet Breakthrough Edition, Dr. Moreno talks about a much controversial “myth” of spot reduction — meaning, certain exercises will allow you to lose fat in certain areas of the body.

While many health care professionals will disagree that spot reduction does work, Dr. Moreno presents a lot of scientific studies and evidence to prove otherwise.

In the 17 Day Diet Breakthrough Edition book, Dr. Moreno gives 17 Day Dieters a full 7 day 17-Minute Spot Reduction Workout schedule.

You can purchase the 17 Day Diet Breakthrough Edition book to get the full workout.

Overall, the 17 Day Diet is exactly as it has been.  With the additions of these new weight loss techniques, your weight loss is sure to be a success.

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  1. Stephanie Harnett says

    Hi. I noticed in the breakthrough book that some of the cycle 1 recipes in the breakthrough recipes section contain ingredients that aren’t listed in cycle 1 foods. I have a message into Dr. Moreno to clarify if this was a book editing error or if, in fact, these foods are allowed in cycle 1. The foods in question are:

    Bacon bits
    Butter flavored extract
    Salad olives
    Taco seasoning
    Spaghetti squash
    Sugar free chocolate chips

    Do you have any information on this? Should the food charts be updated to reflect these additional ingredients?


    • says

      Hi Stephanie. I haven’t really looked at the recipes in the new book yet — I focused more on the food lists (you’ll see my slight updates on the cycle food lists with an *) as well as the new additions to the diet (fasting, smoothies, etc). In the first book, there were several inconsistencies (one of the reasons I started this blog). The food lists on this blog will not change unless a new edition to the book is published with any changes. For Cycle 3, you’ll notice in both the original book and the Breakthrough Edition, that “virtually any vegetable” and “virtually any fresh fruit” are listed in the C3 food list (of course, this is not the case for C1 and C2). I think part of the problem might lie with editors not catching errors or if Dr. Moreno had contributors helping with recipes, they weren’t quite up to speed on the ins and outs of the diet. (that’s my personal take). I’d be interested in hearing what you find out. Thanks for the comment! P.S. I’m not sure why Agave would be on a recipe intentionally as he is pretty clear on the food lists and even added a new sweetener to the lists.

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