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The Desert Detox Diet:

30-Days to Clean Eating for Life & Realizing Your True Weight Loss Potential

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Author, Nutritionist, Fitness Coach, and creator of the Desert Detox Diet and the Balanced Training Boot Camp Experience, Cathy Serif has successfully helped countless women and men adopt a healthy and fit lifestyle, re-shape their bodies and realize their true weight loss and fitness potential.

In her first book, The Desert Detox Diet; 30 Days to Clean Eating for Life & Realizing Your True Weight-Loss Potential, Cathy presents a preventative approach towards weight loss and intervenes with the poor dietary habits that cause obesity and obesity related diseases by providing a guided path for changing your relationship with food and creating a sustainable clean eating plan for life. More than just a diet book, Cathy's plan includes successful exercise strategies and methods for setting realistic goals and achieving a healthier, fitter body.

Her natural approach to health and fitness can help you revitalize your body, mind, and spirit, achieve optimal digestion, sculpt lean tissue, burn maximum fat and reach a state of vibrant health. The Desert Detox Diet reveals successful strategies for maintaining weight loss results, presents easy to understand nutritional guidance, and provides delicious recipes and meal plans to get you clean and lean in 30-days.

 

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I lost 36 pounds and 10% body fat following the Desert Detox Diet. Multiple people have told me that I look great and they can tell that I have lost a significant amount of inches. My clothes are falling off so I am going to have to buy a new wardrobe or invest in a tailor... The principles of the Desert Detox Diet have changed my body and my life forever.

About the Author

Cathy

Cathy Serif, Author, Nutritionist, Fitness Coach, and Creator of the Balanced Training Boot Camp Experience, is a nationally recognized expert in fitness and nutrition. Serif has been a dedicated professional in the health and fitness industry for more than 30 years and is among the top in her field with certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine and the Natural Healing Institute of Naturopathy. Cathy is well known for her highly effective diet and exercise strategies and has been impacting lives and transforming bodies since 1980.

Cathy's tenacious spirit and creative appetite for business lead her to create a fitness boot camp model that has challenged, changed, and inspired thousands of people in her community to adopt a healthy and fit life-style. In 2007 she earned prestigious recognition from Palm Springs Life Magazine as one of the Coachella Valley's "101 Most Influential People" for her engagement in the community and her ability to inspire the Valley to fitness. Cathy's fitness program, Balanced Training Boot Camp, continues to earn top recognition in her community and was voted as the number one experience in fitness by Palm Springs Life Magazines "Best of the Best" Reader's Choice Poll and also earned a 1st Place win in the Desert Magazine's "Best of the Valley" 2011 and a top spot in the Desert Magazine's "Best of the Valley" 2010. She continues to hold an Elite Level ranking with IDEA, a recognition that represents the highest measures of achievement in the personal fitness training industry. Serif's expertise transcends to include certifications from the RRCA as a certified running coach and she previously held a position as a Master Trainer with LeMond Academy where she instructed and certified others in the discipline of indoor cycling.

As a health and fitness writer, Cathy has published more than 400 articles on fitness and nutrition for the Star Beacon in Ashtabula, Ohio and has contributed to articles written in the Desert Magazine and Dune Magazine in the Coachella Valley of Southern California. Cathy is the proud mother of two daughters; Jamie Alexandra and Angelica Rochelle and equally proud stepmother of Carlie Michelle and Bryan Andrew. She resides in Southern California with her husband Lawrence.

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About the Diet

Would you like to slip into your sexy jeans but can't because of a few resistant pounds that have been clinging to your body since the birth of your child or the onset of middle age?

Do you peruse the bookshelves in search of a way to lose a few pounds and still be able to eat the kinds of foods that satisfy your hunger? Do you just want to rock a hot body, strut your stuff, and turn a few heads?

If any of these questions sound like the story of your life, then start practicing the principles of the Desert Detox Diet and you'll be dropping jaws and shopping for a new wardrobe in a smaller size.

Of course, fitness is an important component of physical transformation, and exercise strategies are included in this book, but nutrition is the secret code that will unlock your true weight-loss potential and provide a foundation for a lifetime of healthy habits. Not only will your diet be the defining strategy for obtaining optimal health and minimizing your risk of disease; it will make more of a change in your physical appearance than your workout will. In short, your diet will make or break your health, as well as your weight-loss goal.

The Desert Detox Diet is your call to action for improving your lifestyle and achieving a healthier, fitter body. It is your guide for understanding the role that nutrition plays in losing weight and your proof that you don't have to starve yourself in order to get into a pair of sexy jeans. The Desert Detox Diet is easy to follow and is an appealing dietary practice for the whole family to adopt. Gone are the days of crunching on celery and carrots in order to drop a few pounds.

Founded on whole, nutrient-dense food sources that have natural healing and detoxifying properties, the DDD does not require the purchase of packaged foods or supplements to be successful. You'll not only lose weight, you'll feel great in the process. By adopting the principles of the DDD, you'll learn how to become an educated shopper, eat to achieve vibrant health, curb your cravings for sugar and processed foods, create an environment for burning maximum fat, and build a foundation to support a lifetime of healthy habits.

The Desert Detox Diet is based on transitioning away from an addictive relationship with refined-processed junk food and discovering the vibrant energy and improved health that come from making a connection with life-giving foods that are closer to nature. The Desert Detox Diet can change your body, your outlook on dieting, and your life-in 30 days.

THE DESERT DETOX DIET PRINCIPLES & PHASES

  • Principle 1: Set Goals
  • Principle 2: Choose Your Food with Care
  • Principle 3: The Magic of Food Combining
  • Principle 4: Maximizing Your Fat-Burning Potential
  • Principle 5: Move It to Lose It
  • Phase I: 3-Day Transitional Cleanse & Detoxification Phase
  • Phase II: 30-Day Clean Eating for Life Phase
  • Phase III: Maintaining the Lean Life Phase

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Testimonials

Desert Detoxer David Pasqualone
Position: Regional Sales Manager
Location: Columbus, Ohio
"I lost 36 pounds and 10% body fat following the Desert Detox Diet. Multiple people have told me that I look great, and they can tell that I have lost a significant amount of inches. My clothes are falling off, so I am going to have to buy a new wardrobe or invest in a tailor! The principles of the Desert Detox Diet have changed my body and my life forever."

Desert Detoxer Marty Jaeger
Position: Police Officer
Location: Columbus, Ohio
"I have lost 12 pounds, 10˝ inches, and 7% body fat on the Desert Detox Diet. I feel lighter and mentally feel clear and more focused. I have more energy than normal, my appetite is stable, and I have felt no hunger pains or bad temptations. I have been extremely happy with the diet and like the structure of the program. I feel very good and have increased my weight training. I am confident that this diet will go a long way in my selection of proper foods to eat in the future and to be very aware of portions and timing. I'm starting to feel the benefits of the diet and workouts and have the confidence to continue this as a lifestyle change. Thanks for sharing this life-changing diet and way of life with me."

Desert Detoxer Agnes Pasion
Position: Registered Polysomnography Technician
Location: American Canyon, California
"I have struggled with my weight for 10 years. In the past if I did not see results right away from joining the gym, I gave up. But this time it was different. I lost 12 pounds, my stomach has dropped in size, my jeans are fitting better, and because I saw results right away, it motivated me to stick with it. To me this was not really a diet but a change in eating habits. It's more like adjusting your relationship with food and making the right choices. The food was very good and super easy to prep. The Desert Detox Diet is a very easy way to get in shape. I plan on sticking to this way of eating, not only because I am losing the weight but also because of what it has done for my skin. I used to suffer from adult acne. I tried everything to have clear skin, with minimal results. After eating healthy, I totally see a difference. As a result, not only am I getting in shape and shedding fat but my skin glows and so does my self-esteem. I am so grateful and want to thank you, Cathy, for changing my life."

Desert Detoxer Antony A.
Position: Entrepreneur
Location: Los Angeles, California
"I am so inspired by your wonderful recipes and program. The Desert Detox Diet has provided so much happiness to my life and will do so for many years to come. I am extremely satisfied and feel the best I have ever felt, clean and pure. I have lost 15 pounds over the last 4 weeks, my pants are loose, and I have found myself trying on clothes that I haven't been able to fit into for a while. In fact, I have a full new wardrobe ready and waiting! The recipes are simple, flavorful, and delicious. The menus kept me extremely satisfied, and I haven't had cravings for any other food. I don't like bad food anymore-I could totally do without it, in fact, and I crave the food in your program. This has been such a natural experience for me. What a change; it's nice to turn this corner."

Desert Detoxer Jessica Fogel
Position: Student
Location: Los Angeles, California
"I did the Desert Detox 3-Day Cleanse followed by the 30-day diet and it has transformed my life! I was stuck trying to wear flattering outfits and hide the fact that I gained weight in college (and failed to lose the weight after college). Within the first 10 days, I noticed immediate weight loss and felt a renewed sense of energy. By the end of the program, I lost 10 pounds! Now, 3 months after the diet, I'm down a total of 12 pounds and I feel lean and healthy."

"The DDD teaches you everything from proper eating guidelines, grocery shopping, healthful and tasty cooking, proper portions, to how to incorporate exercise into your daily routine. The way you cycle food on the diet never leaves you feeling hungry or unsatisfied (like certain fad diets). This is a lifestyle diet, so there is nothing extreme about it-except the weight loss! The DDD was the extra push I needed to jump-start my weight loss, and I'm so happy I did it. I recommend this to anyone looking to lose weight and feel good about themselves!"

Desert Detoxer Vjosa Pacuki
Position: Mac Make-Up Artist
Location: Hollywood, California
"I want to tell you that you have changed my life! I feel amazing. I am healthier, lighter, and cleaner. My stomach is flatter and the cellulite on the back of my legs is already gone. My jeans fit better, less tight, and I actually had to give away a shirt because it was so baggy on me. A friend of mine who hasn't seen me in two months saw me today and she couldn't stop asking me what I was doing to look slimmer and I said, 'Buy the book on this detox diet!"

"Before the Desert Detox Diet I would go days, sometimes weeks, without having bowel movements and now I am regular and because of this, not bloated. I have felt satisfied nutritionally, I am not hungry, and I don't have any food cravings."

Desert Detoxer Becky Nicholson
Position: Physical Therapist Assistant
Location; Geneva, Ohio
"I lost 15 pounds on the Desert Detox Diet and went from a size 16 pants to a size 12. I have had to buy new clothes, and my shoes are even too big for me now! I feel great about participating and I learned a lot. In fact, I don't think I'll ever buy anything again without reading the label first. Resisting some of my favorites has been hard, but I also enjoy them more when I have them now. I no longer really crave "junk" food, and I am grateful for that added benefit. Now that I have a better foundation, I will be able to implement permanent changes in my shopping and food preparation, which should help my family live a healthier lifestyle as well."

Desert Detoxer Maria Pasqualone
Position: Beach Body Coach
Location: Columbus, Ohio
"I didn't have much to lose, but I did lose 6 pounds. When I started I was wearing a 'snug' size 5 pants and now I am slipping into a skinny size 2 jeans! I feel GREAT! Pretty soon I will have a legitimate excuse to go shopping. All of the meals are so yummy."

Desert Detoxer Sallie Fraser
Position: Middle School Principal
Location: Palm Desert, California
"I was thrilled to lose a total of 8 inches from my waist, hips, and legs in just 4 weeks. The Desert Detox Diet was easy to follow and I wasn't ever hungry. The recipes were great, and I did not have my usual craving for sweets and chocolate. I felt good during the 30-day period and had energy to keep up with my work and exercise schedule. Thank you, Cathy. I am inspired and plan to stay on this healthy eating plan."

Desert Detoxers Jackie & Derek Lloyd
Positions: Middle School Teacher & District Manager
Location: Palm Desert, California
"My husband and I are very happy that we participated in the Desert Detox Diet, and we are committed to the new eating and exercise habits that we started. We lost a combined 19 pounds in the first three days of the DDD Transitional Cleanse & Detoxification Phase, which motivated us to keep up with it. The menus were easy to follow, and surprisingly delicious. It took a couple of days to get used to our new portions, but now we finish meals completely satisfied. The exercise regimen took a real commitment, but when our clothes started to fit better (and then worse because they were so loose), it wasn't hard to keep at it. We see the Desert Detox Diet as more of a change of eating and exercise habits, which has enabled us to keep off the 37 pounds that we lost 60 days later."

Desert Detoxer Cory Fitchpatrick
Position: Teacher
Location: Palm Desert, California
"I have successfully completed The Desert Detox Diet and I am now on my own. I can honestly say that you have changed my life for the better. I have developed new and healthier eating habits and I am transforming my body. Over the 30-Day period I lost 21 pounds and 18 inches off my body. Being a single dad, I missed a couple of workouts, had the rare leftover chicken nugget from my son's plate, and still achieved those great results. I have lots of energy and finally feel in control of my fitness future. I have not had caffeine since the start of the 3-Day Transitional Cleanse, and that is saying a lot because I used to drink 5 to 7 Cokes a day. My dentist will thank you also! By the way, it is 60 days past the DDD and I have lost 5 more pounds and 5 more inches. DDD has become my lifestyle."

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18. Additional Terms. We may also require you to follow additional rules, guidelines or other conditions (“Additional Terms”) in order to participate in certain promotions or activities available through our Website, to obtain certain premium Content through our Website, or for other reasons.

19. Modification and Discontinuation. We reserve the right at any time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the Service or our Website (or any portion thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of the Service or our Website.

20. Entire Agreement. This Agreement, together with any other terms or policies referenced herein (including without limitation the Privacy Policy and Additional Terms), constitutes the entire agreement between you and Fitness In Balance/DesertDetoxDiet and governs your use of the Website and Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Fitness In Balance/DesertDetoxDiet with respect to the Website and Service.

21. Choice of Law and Forum. This Agreement and the relationship between you and Fitness In Balance/DesertDetoxDiet shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Fitness In Balance/DesertDetoxDiet agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the County of Riverside, California.

22. Waiver and Severability of Terms. The failure of Fitness In Balance/DesertDetoxDiet to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement remain in full force and effect.

23. Statute of Limitations. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Website, the Service or this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

24. Questions. If you have any questions regarding this Agreement, please contact us by email at fitness@dc.rr.com.

Last Updated: March 25, 2010