Joy Bauer's Drop 10 Pounds by Summer Plan Instructions

Get fast and effective results with this nutritionist-approved meal plan.

Joy Bauer's Drop 10 Pounds by Summer Plan Instructions

With summer around the corner, it’s the best time to shed those pesky extra pounds that have crept up since last year. Get ready for bathing-suit season with this new plan from nutritionist and registered dietitian Joy Bauer.

Watch: Dr. Oz's Diet Guide

Follow the 3 Ps

Before lunch and dinner, drink 16 ounces or two cups of water to take the edge off your hunger. While you’re eating, you can also have as much water as you want. For your midday meal, make sure it is no more than 400 calories and includes the 3 Ps: plenty of protein, two cups of produce, and a power down. Protein and produce ensure you’ll be getting enough nutrients while keeping you full. The power down, where you turn off your electronic devices, will help you stay mindful and present while you eat.

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