Diet Plans For The Summer |

Diet Plans For The Summer

Diet Plans To Get Bikini Ready

If the thought of baring (nearly) all on the beach in just a few weeks is beginning to fill you with dread, then check out these eight diet plans, all promising to deliver fast results in a healthy way. And when one of them is written by the man credited with helping Beyoncé hone her amazing figure, you can bet we’ll be sitting up and taking notice. Roll on summer...

The Sugar Smart Diet, £11.99 | Anne Alexander 

Perfect for anyone looking to cut sugar out of their diet, this New York Times bestseller explains how consuming too much of the white stuff can lead to disease, reveals the danger foods that contain hidden sweeteners and identifies which of them can increase your body’s ability to store fat.

The 30-day plan helps users reduce their intake within just 72 hours, and contains healthy swaps, tips on eating out and 50 delicious recipes.

I Quit Sugar, £4.99 | Sarah Wilson

This book by former self-confessed sugar addict Sarah Wilson is designed to help you ditch your addiction to sweeteners with a tested eight week plan.

It includes tips on how to beat cravings and adopt healthy substitutes, with over 100 recipes and easy detox meals to try. Informed by the author’s personal journey, it should help inspire you to make a change.

Clean & Lean Diet, £9.09 | James Duigan

The bestselling Clean & Lean Diet by celebrity personal trainer James Duigan, who works with the likes of Elle MacPherson, aims to detoxify your body and gain a leaner figure through a combination of diet changes and targeted exercises.

With step-by-step photography, flexible meal plans and tips on how to avoid the ‘toxic’ foods that can contribute to weight gain, this book promises to help users make healthier choices long-term.

The Dash Diet Younger You, £19.99 | Marla Heller 

A slimmer figure and younger-looking face in just 10 weeks? Sounds too good to be true, but the author promises that her specially formulated programme can help you shed fat and restore a more youthful glow, no matter your age.

Designed to reboot your metabolism and improve sleep while reversing and preventing the ageing process, it includes meat-free days and a natural detox, as well as a 28-day meal plan and over 50 anti-ageing recipes.

The HD Diet, £17.76 | Keren Gilbert

Designed to bring your eating habits into sharp focus, this 12-week plan shows you how to incorporate healthier, more nutrient-dense and water-boosting foods into your diet with the aim of diminishing cravings and improving digestive health, while also encouraging weight loss.

Complete with delicious recipes, the plan also offers advice on how to phase out processed foods and refined sugars.

The Fast Diet, £3.85 | Dr Michael Mosley & Mimi Spencer

If we had a pound for every friend or colleague who has tried the 5:2 diet since it first gained huge media attention in 2013... But there’s a reason why it’s been so popular: the intermittent fasting plan seems to deliver fast weight loss results, while also reducing your risk of developing a series of diseases, including diabetes and cancer.

The original book by Dr Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer explains the theory behind why eating just 500 calories on two days per week and eating normally the rest of the time could help you shift excess fat, and includes both a calorie counter and handy recipes to follow.

The Healthy You Diet, £18.79 | Dawna Stone
This easy-to-follow plan aims to help you reach a happy and healthy weight by avoiding poor eating choices and building the foundations for permanent change.

The 14-day programme includes clean recipes designed to help you lose weight and gain energy, while also improving your digestion, mood and sleep. Divided into two one-week segments, including an Elimination Phase, it should help kick-start a healthier lifestyle.

The 22 Day Revolution, £14.99 | Marco Borges

With an endorsement from Queen Bey herself, this new plant-based programme has definitely got our attention. The 22-Day Diet Revolution by Marco Borges, one of the world’s most sought after celebrity health experts, aims to help you change the way you eat long-term.

It’s based around the theory that a new habit takes just 21 days to form so, by day 22 of following Borges’ vegan programme, you should be well on your way to instinctively making better food choices. With a detailed plan, plenty of delicious recipes and top tips for staying motivated, this is perfect for anyone hoping to boost their health and energy levels.