I wanted to clear up some controversy within the comments provided.
Whether they are called Accuweight,
The Bead Diet,
is a non-issue,
as far as I am concerned,
because the intent is all the same.
The beads placed strategically behind your ear,
or other pressure points,
signal the hypothalamus in your brain that you are NOT hungry,
NOT starving and in fact are full and satisfied.
This is all the beads do so that you can create a calorie deficit in your diet in order to lose weight.
The caloric reduction is huge,
and would be strenuously difficult without the pressure beads.
This method is intended for people who need to drop weight quickly in order to achieve a physical state where exercise is possible as some people have physical pains and limitations due to being overweight.
The diet also works with your body`s chemistry to provide it with just the correct amount of nutrients it needs.
it is crucial to adjust not just the amount of food intake,
but the type of food.
provides a very specific regimen of only 1.5 lbs.
of fruits and vegetables for two days,
followed by only 20 oz.
of milk and yogurt for another two days,
and then alternating every two days,
Sounds very restrictive,
They do allow "free" items,
such as coffee,
sugar free jello,
so long as it is "zero" calorie.
This heavily restricted diet is simply called detoxification.
Ridding your body of excess fat,
as they claim to not disturb muscle and organ mass.
Once your goal weight is achieved,
then a maintenance program begins,
whereby foods are added back into the diet slowly in order to discover a plateau where you do not gain the weight back.
This program guarantees a minimum of 15 lbs.
lost per month,
if you stick to the program.
Some adverse affects are low blood sugar causing dizziness and leg cramps due to potassium deficiency.
These are easily solved with a mixture of hot water and honey to increased blood sugar,
and consuming bananas on your fruit/vegetable days to increase potassium.