Teddi Mellencamp defends All in by Teddi diet program

Teddi Mellencamp defends All in by Teddi diet program

“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Teddi Mellencamp is defending her All In by Teddi health and wellness empire. Mellencamp’s accountability program came under fire earlier this week, after social media fashion influencer Emily Gellis Lande shared anonymous messages from former All In by Teddi clients alleging the program allows for up to 1,000 calories a day. (For the average sedentary adult, 1,600 calories is the lowest calorie level at which it may still be possible to meet most of your nutrient needs through food, according to the dietary guidelines outlined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.) Many also claimed that Mellencamp's accountability coaches demand 60 minutes of cardio daily. “One day I added carrots to one of my Meals and was told that in the future it needed to be a green vegetable because carrots have too much sugar,” one person alleged, sharing an anonymous account with Lande on Instagram. Lande, 34, said several women told her they were only allowed a cup of soup for dinner. Lande, who recently made headlines for sharing allegations against Tanya Zuckerbrot's F-Factor diet, believes Mellencamp's plan promotes disordered eating. “Teddi’s diet is starvation with cardio,” Gellis Lande told TODAY. “I want to prevent other people from falling for this scam." One thing is for certain about All In by Teddi: It isn't cheap. The total cost of the initial two-week "Jumpstart" program is $599. After that, a ...
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