10 Pounds in 10 Days: The Jackie Warner Diet

10 Pounds in 10 Days is a weight loss program created by television personality and fitness trainer, Jackie Warner.
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She reveals the methods that get her celebrity clients in shape ultra-fast so that you too can achieve rapid results such as a pound a day.

Jackie Warner is also the author of This is Why You’re Fat.

10 Pounds in 10 Days Basics

The program consists of three 10-day phases.

It is designed to help you lose ten pounds fast and then continue losing weight over thirty days.

Phase 1

The first phase involves the use of a 900-calorie diet to quickly stimulate weight loss. You will emphasize foods like whole grains and vegetables that are high in fiber and nutrients.

This helps to reduce carbohydrate cravings by keeping your blood sugar levels in balance.

By the end of phase one, you can expect to have lost up to ten pounds.

Phase 2

10-pounds-10-daysThis stage allows a 1200 calorie intake daily and introduces you to ten superstar foods. These foods have specific benefits that enhance your weight loss efforts.

For example, asparagus helps the liver eliminate toxins and has a strong anti-inflammatory effect. Brown rice provides manganese, which enhances the synthesis of fatty acids which is important for weight loss.

You will also eat cellulite-busting foods such as broccoli, kale, and parsley. (Although the research supporting this is nonexistent.)

Phase 3

The last phase increases your calorie allowance to 1500. You are advised to eat two eggs every day because they are high in protein and fat-burning lecithin.

Also Includes Maintenance Guidelines

Warner also offers advice for maintaining your weight loss. This basically entails following the phase 3 diet but with up to two treat meals on the weekend.

This is designed to help dieters eat more normally and enjoy social functions like going out to eat and parties.

Recommended Foods

Chicken breast, low-fat cottage cheese, oatmeal, sprouted grain bread, protein bars, spinach, alfalfa sprouts, celery, tomato, broccoli, potatoes, avocado, apples, almonds, walnuts, mustard, extra-virgin olive oil, stevia, green tea, herb tea, coffee.

Sample Diet Plan


1 cup green tea
½ medium grapefruit
¼ cup plain oatmeal
1 walnut
½ liter of cold water

Morning Snack

1 apple
8 almonds
½ liter of cold water


2 slices whole-grain bread
¼ medium sliced avocado
1 tablespoon mustard
Spinach and alfalfa sprouts
½ liter of cold water

Afternoon Snack

Craving Control Bar
½ liter of cold water


Pan-grilled chicken breast prepared with ½ teaspoon garlic, ½ tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper
3 small new potatoes
1 cup steamed broccoli
½ liter of cold water

Post Dinner

1 bag decaf green tea with 1 bag herbal tea

Exercise Recommendations

Dieters are provided with Warner’s “10×10 Training Program”, which includes detailed illustrated daily workouts. The fitness regime is organized into three 10-day plans that correlate with the three phases of the diet.

The workouts highlight quick bursts of cardio activity alternating with muscle-toning exercises. Warner claims this approach is the quickest way to burn fat and adjust your set point towards your ideal weight.

Jackie’s 10 Minute Workout

Costs and Expenses

10 Pounds in 10 Days: The Secret Celebrity Program for Losing Weight Fast retails at $18.

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  • Encourages the consumption of a variety of fresh, unprocessed foods.
  • Author has a track record of success in the weight loss field.
  • Produces fast results (up to 10 pounds in 10 days), which increases motivation to keep losing weight.
  • Provides guidelines for maintaining weight loss.
  • Addresses the importance of adequate sleep.
  • Exercise program does not require gym membership.


  • Diet is extremely restrictive and requires elimination of many foods.
  • Meal plans are lacking in variety.
  • The diet is below the calorie limit that is regarded as acceptable for healthy weight loss.
  • Some dieters will experience fatigue and hunger on low-calorie diets.
  • Many will struggle to find enough energy to perform the required exercise routine with such low calories.

Quick Weight Loss Extreme Low-Calorie!

Most people will lose weight very quickly on this program because it combines extreme calorie restriction with increased physical activity.

However, calorie intake on this diet is well below the generally acceptable levels for healthy weight loss. This can increase the risk of nutrient deficiencies, chronic health problems and slow metabolism that could potentially trigger rebound weight gain.

 By Mizpah Matus B.Hlth.Sc(Hons)


  • Singleton, W. S., Gray, M. S., Brown, M. L., & White, J. L. (1965). Chromatographically homogeneous lecithin from egg phospholipids. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society, 42(1), 53-56. Link
  • Wadden, T. A., Sternberg, J. A., Letizia, K. A., Stunkard, A. J., & Foster, G. D. (1988). Treatment of obesity by very low calorie diet, behavior therapy, and their combination: a five-year perspective. International Journal of Obesity, 13, 39-46. Link

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  1. John

    I would like to try that

  2. Katherine

    I have done the first phase of this diet multiple times, and I have been able to keep the weight off. Like anything else, though, if you revert to old eating habits (I love pizza & cake!), you can easily gain it back, too. But if you eat sensibly after losing however much weight you want to lose, you will keep it off. It’s all about changing habits, nothing else.

  3. Rachel

    I have tried this. The meal plan isn’t bad and I don’t feel hungry even without the h20 booster the calorie intake is 950 calories, but it is only for 10 days that is it. The second phase of ten days is 1200 calories. I have a hard time believing this will have long-term negative affects. The exercises are not for beginners they are difficult for just starting out, I’ve had to modify a few. I like this program because It is low cost you need weights (one set of light weights and one set of heavier (I did 8lbs and 15 lbs) and a jump rope (weighted preferred) and the book and that is it. I like that she focuses on real foods rich in nutrients and help you feel fuller longer.

    • James

      I feel like the calories are just too low. Even for 10 days. Were you able to keep lasting results?

  4. Rose

    I think I would pass out on this diet. Nothing sounds good! Yes, I believe that 10 water-weight pounds would be lost quickly on this plan, but sticking to it would be the hard thing. Also, coming off the diet would cause quick weight gain.

  5. princejenish

    hello all. i have been watching youtube videos to get an idea about how to reduce weight. will the home remedies will give best solution?

  6. shanishka

    i need to lose weight.

    • no noame

      it’s all bullshit you want lose weight lower your sugar in take.

      • Maryiam

        Yes you are right I am on low carb diet what I take is in the morning green teas with one bread brown bread that has 9.o carb in one slice and in the morning 257 g strawberry and in the night 2 piece chicken sometime grill sometime boil and have been walking moderate 1 hour before breakfast and one hour before night food. And when you cut sugar you feel less hungry and I loose about 10 kg in 21 days.

        • Maryiam

          I meant in lunch I take strawberry

        • Maryiam

          It doesn’t happen in ten day I am obese and I am feeling much better than before when I used to eat fatty food and too much chocolate or caffeine. I feel light I can do my thing properly. Feeling much better after cutting sugar and fatty food. I first two week I didn’t feel well but as I goes on I got better but remember to take strawberry everyday because it has less sugar so instead of sugar in other thing try strawberry.

  7. Rocky Catinfields

    “This can increase the risk of nutrient deficiencies, chronic health problems and slow metabolism that could potentially trigger rebound weight gain.”

    Expertly worded “increase the risk” meaning if you group people together – those who have only done this for a short while with those that have done it for a very long time, then you’ve arbitrarily created a group that you can describe as increased risk. Sure, but meaningless. None of those things will happen in 10 days. You’d have to do it for significantly longer, many months. You lose water when you cut carbs, you gain water when you increase carbs – it’s neither a fat loss nor a rebound fat gain, it’s just something that impacts the scale weight to be aware of.

    In the long run, 10 days plans can give you a huge appearance of weight loss (water weight), but only a real fat loss of a couple pounds, and unless you are only needing to lose 2 lbs, you otherwise really will need to think longer term. But it is a useful tool to go on a 10 day plan, for many of us. It’s way too boring to constantly slog it out on slow motion plans, and multi-year lifestyle goals are not in the least bit motivating to me. I’ve lost 60 lbs over 3 years, but if I had to think about it that way from the start, I’d have just quit. Those promoting lifestyle changes need to be aware of how devastating their concepts are to some people – everyone is different.

    I thrive on shorter term goals – and then ultimately have to repeat them a lot, and thanks to healthy yo-yo dieting, small weight gains never stay on – and in the long run I lose weight.

    Everyone is different, for some this plan may not work, and be counter productive. For me, it is a good one. I will only lose 2 to 3 real pounds, but that’s a successful 10 days. If I taper it into a period of staying relatively the same, and then go on another 10 day a few weeks from now, that’s a great way to have a good month.

    As a vegetarian, I find the obsession with protein to be way over stated as well. I will try to eat a bit more protein, with yogurt, a few almonds, occasional lentil, and even I will eat an egg every once in a while. But still, I never hit the protein targets and with no ill effects. As long as you are exercising, your body is going to repair your muscles and you will gain strength.

    I’m not arguing that your body will use protein if you eat it, but I’m telling you it isn’t nearly so important as people believe – I gain strength, not lose it, as long as I “exercise” – it’s about physical activity far more so than it’s about what you are eating.

    It’s a real thing that you can starve your body of energy and harm your health, but we aren’t in that group lacking energy stores – we have this energy store called “tons of extra fat” and we are going to make our body use it, simple as that.

  8. Sally

    Thanks for sharing this different tips here! I found this post very helpful for weight loss ……

  9. Joseph

    You should not only be dependent fully on a specific diet plan,there is also a need to workout to balance your weight loss program.

  10. Marlo

    I’m sorry but the only protein I see here is chicken for dinner, besides the 8 almonds and 1 walnut. I believe we need much more protein than that in our daily intake of food. Also, what about people who are gluten intolerant and cannot eat bread or oatmeal? What are the alternatives?

    • Pamela

      You can eat GF Bread as well as GF oatmeal…

  11. PlatinumBodyPerformance

    Great tips, and which is also important, don’t cost so much, $18 are nothing to these improvements.

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  13. Sonyta Mean

    Wow very nice tip. Thank you for sharing this. I will try what you have told and see the result.

  14. sarah

    Be honest with yourself, you cannot lose weight by counting calories and micro-nutrients unless you’re honest. That’s first and foremost. I’ve gone from 188 pounds to 138 pounds in 4 months. The only weight loss trick you need to know is two things. First, if your goal is mainly to lose weight, then all you need is an caloric deifict. Second, everything about nutrition you need to know can be online on the bodybuilding main webpage. For me, I’ve been successful with weight loss just tracking calories alone. So successful, I managed to lose 50 pounds doing it. This is the program I used. My best advice would be to stop pushing your weight loss goals and start losing weight now! One day lost is one more day of not reaching your goals!

    • Camillia Cox

      Thank you for the advice. I have been counting my calories but I haven’t been able to exercise due to my knee keeps swelling. I have been losing about 1 pound a week but I know if I start back walking I will lose more.

      • Katherine

        I have to comment here. I workout 5-7 days a week – HIIT, yoga, weight lifting, downhill & cross country skiing – and it doesn’t matter how much I exercise, if I don’t watch my diet, I gain weight. It really is 80% diet. I have great muscle tone when I weigh 125-130, but when I gain 10-15 pounds almost every winter, the muscle tone is hidden by fat, even when I’m still working out every day.