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The GM Diet: Seven-Day Plan, Review, and Tips

The General Motors Detox Diet

The General Motors (GM) seven-day diet consists of different foods each day.

The General Motors (GM) seven-day diet consists of different foods each day.

I hate dieting. I mean seriously, it's the worst. I like food—and not just food, but yummy, sugary, greasy, bad-for-you food. But when I realized it had been almost two years since my youngest son blessed me with bigger hips and the difficulty to look down and see my toes past my post-prego muffin top, I began searching for a way to get those pounds off.

Eventually, I came across a diet plan that promoted it's ability to make you lose 10 to 17 pounds in a seven-day period. Despite the fact the diet seemed difficult, let's be serious, 17 pounds in seven days is enough motivation for any of us to endure whatever this plan asks. So I decided to not only embark on the GM diet journey, but to write about my experience as well!

Does It Work? The Short Answer

Unlike Roger Cohen from the New York Times and other resources that promise you will lose 10-17 pounds in one week, I lost five pounds. However, I am not upset by that because I learned a lot about just how bad my eating habits were prior to this diet, and I learned a lot about self control. For a more detailed answer, including tips for how to make the whole experience more appetizing, see "My Day-by-Day Breakdown and Personal Review" below.

A Quick Overview of the GM Diet

The GM diet is rumored to have been developed by General Motors as an employee health plan. One overview to the diet reads:

The following diet and health program was developed for employees and dependents of General Motors, Inc., and is intended for their exclusive use. The program was developed in conjunction with a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration. It was field tested at the Johns Hopkins Research Center and was approved for distribution by the Board of Directors, General Motors Corp., at a general meeting on August 15, 1985.

However, it is difficult to imagine a company telling its employees what to eat each day of the week, and with some digging, the New York Times has discovered that this backstory for the diet is an urban legend.

Nonetheless, the paper's columnist Roger Cohen decided, "It’s a good diet, G.M. or no," and reported that he lost 11 pounds during his week following the plan.

The diet dictates a different food each day (with a few strange aberrations, such as a baked potato with butter to start out your vegetable day), with each day's food group accompanied by 10 glasses of water. Look at the chart below for a quick overview of what to eat each day.

GM Seven-Day Plan Diet Chart

Day-by-day breakdown of the GM one-week plan.


Day 1

Fruits only. No bananas.

Day 2

Vegetables only, but you can start the day with a baked potato with one pat of butter.

Day 3

Fruits and vegetables. No potato or bananas.

Day 4

Eight bananas, three glasses of milk, and GM Soup (recipe below).

Day 5

Tomatoes and up to 20 oz of lean beef.

Day 6

Beef and vegetables.

Day 7

Brown rice, vegetables, and fruit juice.

GM Soup Recipe

The GM diet soup recipe.

The GM diet soup recipe.


  • 28 oz of water
  • 4 packets of Lipton's French Onion Soup Mix
  • 6 onions
  • mushrooms, green peppers, and tomatoes (each can be added to your heart's content)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil


  1. Dice the onions, mushrooms, green pepper, and tomatoes.
  2. Sauté the onions, mushrooms, and green pepper in the olive oil until slightly browned.
  3. Add the tomatoes, and sauté for one minute.
  4. Transfer the vegetables to a pot and add the water and soup mix.
  5. Bring soup to a boil, then serve.

Does It Work? The Long Answer

My Day-by-Day Breakdown of the Diet and Personal Review

Though every day of the plan consists of different foods, there are certain things that remain constant throughout the plan. You must drink 10 glasses of water every day for all seven days. Also, be sure to strictly follow the diet, with no added beverages, alcohol, or dressings. You may use seasoning.

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Day 1: Fruit Only (No Bananas)

On day one of the GM diet, eat water-based fruit (no bananas).

On day one of the GM diet, eat water-based fruit (no bananas).

On this day, eat only fruit. There are no bananas yet—eat as much water-based fruit as possible. If you can manage to eat cantaloupe and watermelon only on this day, you can lose up to three pounds by the end of the day.

I loved this day. I mean, I ate fruit out of cans and filled big bowls full of ridiculous portions of pineapple, mandarin oranges, and cantaloupe. However, at the end of the day, I was starving—probably from the lack of my usual carb and dairy binges.

Day 2: Baked Potato with Butter and Vegetables

Day two of the GM diet is vegetables only, with the exception of a baked potato with butter for breakfast.

Day two of the GM diet is vegetables only, with the exception of a baked potato with butter for breakfast.

On your second day, you have a bit of a treat—you may start the day with a large baked potato with one pat of butter. After that, it's vegetables only. You can prepare them raw or cooked and are encouraged to eat until you are full.

Waking up to that baked potato was probably the highlight of the whole diet. Finally! Some substance! (Said my body.)

I ate a lot of green beans, munched on a few "rabbit-style" carrots, and made a rather large spinach salad with mushrooms and carrots. That last part was especially difficult for me without any sort of dressing. This day I also went to bed quite hungry.

Day 3: Fruits and Vegetables (No Bananas or Potatoes)

Day three of the General Motors diet consists of fruits and vegetables—minus the bananas or potatoes.

Day three of the General Motors diet consists of fruits and vegetables—minus the bananas or potatoes.

On this day, you can eat both fruits and vegetables. Though you still can't eat bananas, and this time, there is no baked potato.

I tried to eat as much as possible as often as possible to keep my energy up for the rest of the week. By the end of this day, I was very energized, and my body felt great. I cheated a little, using a spinach tortilla for a vegetarian wrap.

Day 4: Bananas, Milk, and GM Soup

For day four of the GM diet, eat bananas and drink milk and the surprisingly delicious GM Soup.

For day four of the GM diet, eat bananas and drink milk and the surprisingly delicious GM Soup.

Today is your hump day! You can have three glasses of milk, up to eight bananas, and an unlimited quantity of GM Soup. (The recipe is listed earlier in this article.) Combine some of the milk and bananas to change things up with a smoothie!

Milk-and-banana day was my favorite of all of them. I love milk. I love bananas. I felt satisfied all day—no more hunger pains! And that soup? It was delicious. Today was a piece of cake—only without the cake.

Day 5: Beef and Tomatoes

Day five of the GM diet is beef and tomato day.

Day five of the GM diet is beef and tomato day.

FEAST DAY! Day five consists of beef and tomatoes. You may eat up to 20 oz of lean beef today. To jog your imagination, that could include steak, roast, ground beef, etc. In addition to the beef, you can have five whole tomatoes. Drink an additional two glasses of water today.

I struggled through this day. I couldn't think of anything creative to do with the beef that was allowed under the plan. In retrospect, I would recommend buying steak or a roast for this day, and sautéing a few of the tomatoes to go with it.

I made the mistake of settling for plain ground beef—don't do it! It's gross plain. I also cut up my five tomatoes because I intended to snack on them throughout the day. However, I ate one on my hamburger meat and barely got through another. Just one 10-oz serving of the ground beef around noon kept me satisfied until bedtime.

Day 6: Beef and Vegetables

On day 6 of the General Motors diet, you can eat beef and vegetables.

On day 6 of the General Motors diet, you can eat beef and vegetables.

On this day, you may eat an unlimited amount of beef and vegetables.

This day was a lot more fun for me because I got to cook a bunch of veggies, throw them in a bowl with the rest of my hamburger, and feast! I munched on some raw veggies throughout the day as well.

Day 7: Brown Rice, Vegetables, and Fruit Juice

Day seven of the GM diet mainly consists of brown rice and vegetables, though drinking fruit juice is also encouraged.

Day seven of the GM diet mainly consists of brown rice and vegetables, though drinking fruit juice is also encouraged.

On your last day, you can eat brown rice and vegetables to your heart's content. The diet also encourages you to drink fruit juice on this day.

This day was very similar to day six. I took advantage of all the veggies I had in my fridge and pretty much ate fried rice with vegetables all day. I couldn't complain, though partway through I wished I would have had zucchini and water chestnuts to go with the rice.

The Results

Now for the weigh-in:

I lost five pounds—not 10, not 15 but five.

Now, I'm not upset about this because, with how bad my eating habits were prior to this diet, I learned a lot about self control.

For one, I learned that all the crap I normally put in my body wasn't something I actually need! Who knew I could make it an entire week without coffee? Or that I could make it even 24 hours without adding an ungodly amount of cheese to something? This diet may not have worked miracles for my weight; but it not only made my body feel great, but it also really changed the way I look at food. Ironically for a crash diet, the GM plan has given me a lifestyle change.

In fact, I think I'm going to start all over tomorrow! Only this time, I'm going to add in a few other things, like light dressing, a tortilla per day, and grilled chicken. Because let's face it, a girl can't go to bed hungry!

Potential Side Effects

The GM diet has the same potential side effects as other crash or detox diets. These include:

  • Dehydration—It is imperative to drink 10 glasses of water a day because your body is using your fluids for metabolic processes.
  • Headaches—Headaches go hand-in-hand with the cravings you are attempting to change with this detox.
  • Sudden muscle weakness—This can be caused by the lack of protein in the first three days.

Who Should Not Try This Diet?

This is considered a relatively extreme diet. If you are diabetic or suffer from hypertension or any heart defect, you should not try this diet.

That said, it all depends on the person. If you cannot handle the low energy intake involved in this diet, you should try something that can provide that. I am actually very impressed with how I did. I am anemic and suffer from naturally low energy levels, so food is where I get my energy. However, this diet has helped me find the foods that give me a natural sustained energy so that I don't have to resort to eating all the time.

Final Thoughts

Best of luck with losing that weight and, more importantly, reshaping your eating habits. Pay attention to how your body feels at the end of each day and remember to always treat it as though it belongs to someone you love!

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and does not substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed health professional. Drugs, supplements, and natural remedies may have dangerous side effects. If pregnant or nursing, consult with a qualified provider on an individual basis. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency.


Abdulkarim on August 26, 2018:

Day 2: TBH I got very busy at work and I totally forgot I was dieting and the day finished quickly. I am 2kg less than the start. Really excited to lose more tomorrow!!!

Donna on July 05, 2018:

what can be substituted for Day 4 - Milk and Bananas, if you're allergic to both but want to try the diet

Farah on July 04, 2018:

I quit 2nd day as i cant just eat vegetables if i can have fruit low sugar fruits only 2 for example. Pls let me knoe if i can. I felt sick with just salad..

Alice on January 30, 2018:

Can we have anything else to drink besides water?

Joyce on March 02, 2017:

Hi, I've just started the diet and have already lost 2kg in two days. It requires a lot of strong will and determination especially when you are cooking yummy food for the rest of your family. Drinking a lot of water is essential. Although we are not recommended to exercise on days 1 and 2 I've been walking 30 minutes everyday ( at a moderate pace). However, I exercised after taking my dinner. I did not feel lightheaded or dizzy at all. Anyway I,am determined to follow through until day seven. Thanks for this wonderful diet. It's a relief to find a diet that actually works!

Nurul on November 28, 2016:

Just started yesterday. Today is day 2. From 84.4 down to 83.7kg. Not bad for me. Let see what happen tmrw.

Monica on January 11, 2016:

Ok bad news as I suspected if I wasn't losing that much eating pretty much nothing (fruits and veggies) I gained 1 pound today since yesterday was my meat day, I ate nothing but lean meat and tomatoes and went up and that sucks, I did drink a diet coke which has no sugar or anything but don't think 1 DIET COKE will make you gain 1 pound, my second day of meat and today with more veggies so will see how it goes, I also went to the gym yesterday because I had that feeling and still went up arghhhhh so now total after 5 days is 7.7 wanted to break the 10 pounds with this diet :( still have today and tomorrow so we'll see what happens.

Monica on January 10, 2016:

4th day down three to go!!! Yesterday was actually not that bad I guess I've got to the idea that I won't be eating much, went to the gym and again was a struggle definitely super tired and weak but still went and did 30 minutes of cardio plus weights can't stop going because since I'm eating bad(no proteins and other nutrients) I'm afraid I will be losing a lot of muscle mass and that's not what I want. So today I lost 1.7 seeks a little bit unfair since I have a lot to lose so for what I'm eating or not eating I would love to be in a constant lose of 2 or something more but well I'm down 9.7 in 4 days. I feel like I should be more excited than how I feel but big sacrifices should come with greater results :) Today I get to eat meat and tomatoes so hopefully I don't go up that would definitely suck we'll see I let you know how it goes tomorrow with hopefully at least a 1.5 down!!

Monica on January 09, 2016:

Ok so I just weighed in and I'm 1.8 pounds lighter for a total of 7 pounds in 3 days, going to start the banana day today but will drink my shake later, feel like is going to be a fun (hard) day since I don't like soups so I have nothing to complement the diet with. So 8 bananas and 3-4 glasses of milk it is, already placed the bananas in freezer to make yummy shakes. I am going to the gym today at least to do some cardio since the weights have been difficult but I'll try, I feel like I could've lost a life it more yesterday if I had gone to the gym :( but well I really needed that rest. So looking forward for tomorrow when I can eat like a normal being haha. 3 days down 4 to go I can do this!!!!

Monica on January 08, 2016:

Ok so I checked this morning and I am another 2.2 pounds down!!! I did go to the gym both days, I don't think I am going today, yesterday's workout was really difficult so when they say you experience muscle weakness is true; by the repetition #8 I was so tired (I usually do 15-20), so it was hard. But I am happy for the loss, I hope to come tomorrow with more good news. I had last night stir fry veggies and wasn't as good as I hoped, God I miss salt and oil haha. For my third day I had watermelon for breakfast and will have a variate of veggies for lunch. Saw a salad with avocado today and will try it for dinner, hope it doesn't ruin the diet but I need something that I really like and enjoy before I get tired of it. Can't wait for Sunday (when I am allowed to eat meat again yayy). This diet is hard but doable, I am been able to do it and I love eating, is hard cooking for the beau and not even be able to try the food and see if is good or not haha, but I am proud of myself I really needed a detox after this Holidays.

Good luck and I'll be back tomorrow.

Monica on January 07, 2016:

I started it yesterday, eating all types of food not only watermelon and I lost 3 pounds yayy, I am now in day 2 and will let you know how it went. First day wasn't hard for me since well it was the first day so you shouldn't break it that soon, I am now boiling my potato to start the day and brought cucumber and radishes to work for lunch and snacks. If I lose even 1 more pound today I will be more than happy.

Christy on August 10, 2015:

Instead of onion soup can i have beef broth with cabbage . Im not good with onions

Redo on July 14, 2015:

i ate only watermelon and melon on my first day but I did drink my coffee with sugar and powder cream. Probably 3 cups. I lost pound. I am wondering if I should redo day 1 today and be more diligent to follow exact instruction. All comments are welcomed. I'm about to start my second day. Should I go with the melons or baked potatoes.

Ruhi on July 07, 2015:

I hv started dis is my 2nd day....but m too hungry..n yesterday I cheated my plan with chapati...

tahiya on June 20, 2015:

Hello I am starting day 1 tomorrow but I am fasting during the day so I will eat when I break the fast. I know I will make it.

pat on May 27, 2015:

Did anyone GAIN weight the first 2 days? I have actually gained almost 5 pounds? I think my body is in starvation mode even though I am not hungry and am not having trouble following the diet.

joyce on April 06, 2015:

hi i started my gm first day yesterday, i got my period during the day but i continued, today i went on the scale and i didn't lose anything . ususally i do on the first fruit day so in the morning i had a toast with peanut butter i thought ill start when i finish my cycle but i prefper to continue you think i will lose or no thank you

parveen on April 02, 2015:

Hey.,,, it sounds awesome.. but difficult to do

but I will try...!!!!

sara on March 06, 2015:

Plz tell me that gm soup was imprtnt fr diet

Sam on March 02, 2015:

Hey there I am starting with day 1 today.

Please can you tell me which rice do I use? and can I add salt to my veggies? And can I buy my chicken from nandos for day 5?

julie on February 03, 2015:

i can follow this diet for a month without stopping.i need to lose 15kgs

Azaan kazmi on January 28, 2015:

Can i continue my vitamins E recommended by doctor

Azaan kazmi on January 28, 2015:

Hi can i take black or green tea and what l can take instead of tomato

Madbo on January 12, 2015:

Anything I can do instead of tomato?

TomLax on January 08, 2015:

Lets see ......starting from tomorrow

mehwish on November 26, 2014:

Can I eat eddoe(arvi) on veggie day?

Nina on October 24, 2014:

On the milk and banana day, what do you do if you're lactose intolerant?

Day 6 on October 21, 2014:

I'm on my 6th day and my friend was going to do it with me but is diabetic and her dr said absolutely not. So I'm solo. On day 6 I have lost 8lbs

karunakar on September 28, 2014:

sahil are u telling truth... ok ill agree becos i did only at once i lost 3kgs then i tried and always failed becos of my favt foods.... now seeing ur comments.. again im going to start this... this is my 2nd day... ill post after 5 days... my result... thanq man...

mais on September 20, 2014:

can i use salt on salad ? or on chicken ?

mais on September 20, 2014:

can i replace milk with yogurt ??? i don't like milk

Samina on September 17, 2014:

Hi,it's my first day and I am 98 kg I,will try my level best plz pray for me

sahil on September 14, 2014:

I lost 8.8 kg's after 14 days now after 2 days break again I started diet let me update after 21 days.

yogita on September 10, 2014:

Iam diebatic can i fallow gm diet plan pl suggest me iam ver eger to know this

Grace patience on September 09, 2014:

This has been su hard bt the hardest and saddest part is having to see my belly wen ever I look down!Its end of day 2,feeling hungry all d tym and weak!My energy levels are drained

I lost 3kg in 2 days from 73 to 70kg nw!

Mehreen on September 07, 2014:

I lose 6 kgs .... I m very happy

Sadida on September 07, 2014:

I lose only4 kgx......

sahil on August 31, 2014:

Yes I lost 4.2 after 7 day's.let me update after 14 day's.

Jaxbizgal on August 27, 2014:

I am on day three.

Day one was easy in the beginning and difficult later on in the day. I wasn't hungry but I looked forward to veggie day because I wanted something that wasn't sweet.

Day two I woke up and was down 2.5 pounds. It made me stick to it! The baked potato in the morning was heavenly. I didn't even finish it because I had it with a plate of cabbage and got full. That satisfied me for most if the day. I did miss my crystal light though. At night I craved something sweet and was over all of the veggies. I had some asparagus but didn't eat it all. Wasn't really hungry. Mind you, I love both fruits and veggies. Right before bed I considered some popcorn. I tried to justify it as a veggie but decided to just go to bed. I wanted to follow it to the letter.

Day three I woke up and hopped on the scale - down another 1.6 pounds. Yay!!! Down 4.1 after just two days. Today was kind of easy. I had the leftover asparagus, a peach and then an apple and felt full most of the day. Then I had some corn on the cob (2 of them). I had a veggie medley of carrots, kale and green beans for dinner and baked an apple with cinnamon (no sugar) for dessert. I was fine until my daughter decided to make a sausage, egg and cheese sandwich (prepping her breakfast for the morning) and French fries for dinner. Lol!!! The smells have my stomach growling. I am not giving in. I need this kickstart. I want to see what I can do this week. I went from 174.5 to 170.4 in two days. I can't wait to see what the scale says in the morning and I am not going to let a sausage patty defeat me.

I am dreading tomorrow though. I don't like bananas or milk but a friend suggested that I freeze a very ripe banana and blend it and it will taste more like ice cream. We will see. Good luck guys!

Agness on August 27, 2014:

Am following this regime to the book and on my third. Lost 2,3

Kgs in 2 days and am excited. Yesterday was so hard felt so hungry

and almost quit. Today (day 3) feel so light and not as hungry as yesterday. In fact made vegetable soup but ended up munching

On cucumber thumbs up. Will see what happens tomorrow.

sahil on August 26, 2014:

Yes now iam in third day lost 2kg.let me update after 7 days.

ranjeeta on August 23, 2014:

i have sucessfully completed two days, and lost 1.5 kgs already.results are really inspiring. let us see what happens in the next five days?

Guest on August 12, 2014:

Anything that has package stuff in it is NOT a diet.

Get rid of anything with an ingredient you cannot say...

Processed food & can goods.

Eat smaller portions. Small protein & tons of veggies.

ustad on August 12, 2014:

No this diet ain't working.

A on July 31, 2014:

can we drink boost with milk and honey on 4th day

Alia on July 27, 2014:

Do we get lose skin? In this diet am confused

karunakar on July 26, 2014:

its my 3rd day... feeling lighter... umm..

karunakar on July 25, 2014:

its my day 2... luv this diet.. umm umm ummahhh

Urmila on July 24, 2014:

Started dis today,fingers crossed.Let's see how it goes.Wish me luck guys

labonno on July 22, 2014:

I'll try my level best.

Missy on July 18, 2014:

I did this cleanse & lost 15lbs.!

Baby doll on July 15, 2014:

This diet sounds awesome and tomorrow am gonna start this diet and very exicted to start but it'll be so hard on these 7days thnx

sana on July 12, 2014:

Can I use salt in the plan

phen khwaka on June 28, 2014:

I am on day six and i have lost 5 kgs plus no longer have cravings for greasy food that used to be my lifestyle a week ago.

Ishan Ranade on June 27, 2014:

I don't eat beef. so can i have chicken and fish on day 5 and 6. and if yes what type of chicken and fish should i hav? And also is beer allowed during this 7 day program?

Jean on June 21, 2014:

My husband is diabetic but controlled with medication. Can he try this diet? Thanks

rudy on June 19, 2014:

hey its my 4th day of diet...really exhausted as i don't like milk...

kindly plz tell me is it good for obesity for any medical cause?

monika dhall on June 07, 2014:

Its my 7 th day & have loosed 4kg aprx. Want to loose some more wght.Plz also sugst how to stable my wght.

hema on May 20, 2014:

if the person after opration(ovari) can diet

sam on May 18, 2014:

its my 1st day... i feel it so difficult. i want to ask that is this soup tasty?

rits on May 18, 2014:

Gm diet....

logu on April 21, 2014:

Actually i have periods but am following the diet am on second day of gm diet

mangaikarthik on April 16, 2014:

already tried once, and lost 4 kgs, now i am in second time, second day, really it works

Joumana on April 15, 2014:

You may eat broiled or baked chicken instead of beef (but absolutely no skin-on chicken). If you prefer, you can substitute broiled fish for beef on one of the beef days (but not both).

chaitanya shastry on April 06, 2014:

Yah it's a tremendus diet but without a single pinch of salt and sugar strictly ,then only you can lose your weight..... I''ve lost 7kgs

bim on April 06, 2014:

can i eat honey dew instead of cantalope

care on March 27, 2014:

if you do the diet again don't eat fruits from a can, use fresh organic fruits.the fruits you ate was processed and dead with no benefit. but you did real good keep the good work up

prudence on March 27, 2014:

Gosh this is my 1st day and I'm starving to energy is drained ans I'm so weak..I just hope I'll servive this 7days

Sanya on March 17, 2014:

Is it imp too eat beef can we replace it by mutton

geetha on March 09, 2014:

its my fifth day. Already two times I try this diet. I loss only 2kg but within one month my weight is increase. What can I do. Help me please

sania on March 01, 2014:

Well it's a good one I am on my second day n boiled potato was a feast ti me hehe bt m looking forward to weight loss :) its just make u feel good the fruits n veggies of ur choices n plus I now know how to self control . Let's see how much or works on me. Goodluck to others who are following this diet without any cheating :)

maria on February 21, 2014:

Am gonna try.

lungi on February 16, 2014:

I'm on day2 cheated with rice n 1piece of cooked chicken wat do I do?

rima on February 12, 2014:

hi can one can do GM diet if are suffering from control diabetic on tablets

please advise

Tima on February 06, 2014:

Nothing better then eating healthy and exercising

shama idrees khan on February 06, 2014:

Its my second day...can i eat chicken instead of beef..and wat abt normal rice..

Electric Citrus Juicer on February 05, 2014:

I planned everyday that i'll take a diet but when food is in front of me, i can't resist. I like food and its very good to eat.

Tima on January 30, 2014:

Did this diet many time and it's not working for me I have clue whyyyyyyyyyy :((((

yash on December 06, 2013:

Can i use salt in the veggies on day 2

Parkha wisal on December 03, 2013:

Successfully lost 5 kgs in a week on this diet.

hashmi on November 30, 2013:

How much brown rice have to eat.

Sarah on November 27, 2013:

Day 5 you start eating some food. Eat a bowl of brown rice and have beef/chicken (for vegeterians: Rajama/beans, chhole/chikpeas, paneer/cottage-cheese or Soya nuggets) combined with 6 tomatoes (must eat).


farah on November 24, 2013:

what is the substitute for brown rice and beef

poonam on November 18, 2013:

i am vegetarian . what can replace beef on 5th day n 6th day


Jayaraj on November 12, 2013:

am glad to tell you that i followed the GM's Diet and i have loss my weight 7.6Kg

Fantastic on November 04, 2013:

I'm on my 7th day today. I have lost a bit over 3kg up to now ( down from about 89kg ). I've deviated a bit from the diet. I have tea twice a day with some honey and a slice of lime.

I made beef hamburgers with onions and an egg ( to bind the mince).

I started with a bp of 140/108 . I had a tsp of cinnamon with 1 tsp honey thrice a day and one crushed clove of garlic with 1 tsp honey twice a day. I also walk 45 minutes twice a day. After 3 days my bp dropped to around 115/78 . It has been at that level for the past four days ! I've never seen my bp below about 130/90 for the past 15 years ! But I know it did not go down just because of the 'diet' because the last time I did the GM diet , I lost weight but my bp did not come down to normal ! By the way I don't take any medication for BP except for a couple of times ( long ago) for a stretch of 2 weeks or so. Just thought I'd let you guys know my experience. Cheers.

jana on November 04, 2013:

Can I use chicken instead of meat

Dileep on October 19, 2013:

GM diet worked for me. But its more important to maintian the loss. to understand how the fat is burnt in long run. I found this very helpful

Ishita on October 18, 2013:

by the 4th day.. how much weight loss u have observed ?

hania on October 14, 2013:

can i eat bread??

h_raneem on September 21, 2013:

can i eat chicken breast instead of beef?

Susan O'Reilly on August 28, 2013:

This is difficult am at day 3 and I feel exhausted I lost 4 kg in 2 days

its good but tough

nano on August 18, 2013:

What do you use for the soup if you are allergic to onions?? I would love to try this!

Angela on July 16, 2013:

Can I replace chicken with beef?

Karissa Simpson on July 12, 2013:

Yes Joan you can replace the milk with soy or almond milk (:

Joan on July 09, 2013:

Hi, thanks for this helpful blog. just want to ask if i can replace milk with SOYA milk? I don't actually like the taste of milk. Thanks!

Srividya on June 19, 2013:

Iam day 2.. Iam good till now and not yet checked my weight

H on May 28, 2013:

Ok I am impressed but not tried

N .srivastava on May 20, 2013:

Really it is miracle . Within two days i shed two k.g.and now i am thinking to do this diet once in a month.

fzraomaiut on May 12, 2013:

Very significant info!Perfect just what I was looking for!. “Success is that old ABC — ability, breaks, and courage.” by Charles Luckman..

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