"Does it work?". I didn't see any reviews where someone followed the plan for 7 days and said whether it worked for them or not. So, I'm here to say "Yes, I followed it for 7 days. And, yes, it worked for me."
I didn't want to buy the book unless I knew it would work for me, so I got a copy from the library and followed the plan for 7 days. I read it with an open mind and followed the plan pretty carefully. After 7 days I have a lot more energy and lost 1.5. lbs., not a lot but I'm 5'3" and don't have a lot to lose. So I bought the book, not for the diet but for the lifestyle ideas. I'm heading into week 3 now.
This is not a diet book, it's just what the title says, a "7-Day Energy Surge". Yes, there's a diet plan, for 7 days only, which I followed very carefully. Was the plan easy to follow? Not always. Did I get hungry? Of course.
I've been on diets before and I know that at first just cutting down on food increases my energy level for a few days. With this book, my energy level has been up and down, generally higher than before I started the plan. I didn't realize how up it was till I found myself at 6:30 AM going for a 5-mile walk with my dog, something I haven't done in several years.
What I liked, and what worked for me, was not just the food plan but the integration of other activities - exercise, breathing, music, meditation, good sleep hygiene, Biehler's broth (weird but not bad-tasting, kind of like drinking lawn clippings), and even cold showers (Oh, my! Feel the energy surge with a cold shower at 5 AM).
I'll report back in a couple of months to say whether it's still working.