The Best Life Diet is a text book approach to a healthy diet and lifestyle. There is no going on and off this diet, because it's not a "diet", it's a lifestyle of healthy eating with emphasis on regular physical activity.
Recommended calorie levels range from 1,500-2,500 based on age, gender and activity level. The key is ‘wise’ food choices and portion control – success one small step at a time.
Fried foods, foods that contain trans fat, white bread, soda drinks, white flour pasta, and high-fat dairy are phased out and replaced with ‘healthier’ foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy.
Greene has corporate sponsorship deals with food manufacturers he ‘recommends’.
Phase 1 requires slow changes to eating habits and increased activity levels.
Phase 2 promotes more of the same with an increased emphasis on controlling physical and emotional hunger
Phase 3 is maintenance which lasts the rest of your life and focuses on abstinence from unhealthy food and lifestyle choices.
Counting calories is too difficult and inaccurate. But if you cut out the sodas, fried foods, and giant white bagels, the calorie savings will add up.