Thanks. Yes, I have read it, although I am following Protein Power. It is a very informative book and the newsletters are good too.
1. Plan's name: Common name of the diet
"The Ideal Diet for Human Health" by Jan McBride, MD.
2. Date: Original publication dat
3, Basic Philosophy/Strategy: Low-Carb, or 40/30/30 etc.
This can be used in the main index as a summary.
"A low carb diet that is in complete harmony with the actual metabolic processes of the human body."
Maximum 90 carbs per day. No Ketosis. Minimum protein requirements based on weight. No fat restriction.
4. By the numbers: Percentages, phases
5. Method: Details of the method, what to eat, what to avoid
Each meal includes protein equal to or greater than carbs. Some foods are recommended over others but none are prohibited.
"There are no complicated formulas for your daily food intake, but there is a complete guide that will take you through a step-by-step process to help you relearn how to choose your foods. A Personal Meal Diary makes it easy for you to monitor your daily intake, to know when you are eating correctly, and when you can have that special treat."
6. Typical menu:
Breakfast: 2 oz turkey breast, 2 oz muenster cheese, 4 oz OJ, coffee = 28 protein, 14 carbs
Lunch: 1/2 cup tuna salad, 8 ritz crackers, sugar free lemonade = 29 protein, 14 carbs
7. Emphasis on: Fat, Sugar, Protein or Exercise
8. Unique Fatures: Particulars that differ from general low-carb diets
Higher carb allowance; tips for convenience foods, fast foods.
She provides a scientific analysis of the metabolic effects of carbohydrates. She has a monthly newsletter.
9. About the author. Brief bio and credentials.
Medical Doctor. Dr. Jan McBride practiced family medicine for 11 years, during which time she developed an understanding and appreciation for low carbohydrate diets in her experience with patients and through research. Her web site provides a scientific analysis of various low-carb diets and a summary of the "Great Nutrition Debate".