How the 90/10 Plan Works. The 90/10 plan was developed especially for people who tried to lose weight but just couldn’t give up their favorite foods. It is a way of eating that is so healthy and nutritious you can still indulge your Fun Food fantasies‚Äîbecause those indulgences are actually a part of the plan. The 90/10 plan offers three different caloric levels based on the amount of weight you want to lose and the amount of exercise you are willing to commit to each week. Once you’ve selected your goal, you’ll have two full weeks of deliciously different breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks‚Äîthat’s forty-two meals for each plan! Each meal is nutritionally balanced as well as calorically manipulated/designed so that you can swap meals and always have foods you like. If your desired weight loss is not reached at the end of two weeks, simply repeat the plan until your goal is attained. The 90/10 plan is perfectly adjusted to provide approximately 50 percent of total calories from quality carbohydrates, moderate amounts from lean protein, and limited amounts from fat‚Äîproportions that research has proven to be optimal for good health and disease prevention. The meal plans are balanced to provide you with the most vitamins and minerals possible for the controlled amount of calories consumed. The 90/10 menus are also low in saturated fat and dietary cholesterol, and high in fiber, phytochemicals, and antioxidants, all of which will help to reduce your risk of heart disease and certain cancers. You Can Still Eat Your Favorite Fun Foods In chapter nine you’ll find literally hundreds of your favorite brand-name sweet treats, salty snacks, rich desserts, and other indulgences, presented in portion-controlled servings that are pre-calculated to fit into the 90/10 plan. Yes, you really can continue to eat your favorite jellybeans, chips, candy bars, or ice cream. With the 90/10 plan you’ll learn to satisfy your taste buds, lose weight, and keep it off forever. Meets the Most Demanding Nutrition Guidelines The 90/10 Weight-Loss Plan is designed to incorporate the majority of nutrition guidelines set forth by leading scientific authorities, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the American Dietetic Association, the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, and the American College of Sports Medicine. From omelets to waffles to pasta to red meat or fish, all menus are carefully calculated to provide ample amounts of nutrition while keeping total calories low enough to guarantee weight loss. On the 90/10 plan everything your body needs and wants is part of the program, including hundreds of your favorite brand-name snacks and treats so you won’t feel deprived and tempted to cheat. The 90/10 plan is a balance of healthy and nutritious foods, with just enough Fun Foods to keep you happily motivated to stick with your goal. Experience Joy Bauer has developed a revolutionary weight-loss strategy that has helped thousands of people lose weight. She has created a diet that in just two weeks will make you healthier, you’ll lose weight, and you won’t have to give up the foods you love.