The Hormone Reset Diet Review

The Hormone Reset Diet was written by author Sara Gottfried, and the book was released to the public in March of 2015. Sara dives into the fact that weight loss has a lot to do with hormones, and many people fail to realize this initially when looking to get into dieting. She states that the seven major metabolic hormones are: Cortisol, thyroid, testosterone, growth hormone, leptin, insulin, and estrogen. It is stated in the book that a slower metabolism leads to slower weight loss or causes weight gain, and the reason the metabolism slows is because your body is raising its hormone levels.* For a lot of women their weight gain can be attributed to their hormonal problems, and Sara tries her best to nip this problem in the bud. There are many different stories in the book, as well as eliminations which can be difficult for people to get through when reading a book like this.

There is no customer support number, but rather an e-mail to send any questions into on the website here. Sara is registered on the Better Business Bureau, and received quite a few complaints on the products and service that she is offering. See it here.

Do Dieters Lose Weight On The Hormone Reset Diet?

Many customers were disappointed to say the least in the book. The author is touted as a Harvard and MIT Grad with much knowledge, but readers found the book very shallow and not very informational when it came to their weight loss journey and hormone problems. Many customers said that this book was just like any other diet book with no real emphasis on the hormones, which was rather shocking to find out. Lastly, it has also been said to be a sales funnel to her other products in which she promotes in and out of the book.

Is The Hormone Reset Diet Easy To Follow?

In the book there are seven different resets that are supposed to last for three days when in reality they last for a lot longer than that. The seven resets are: Meatless (Estrogen Reset) Sugar Free (Insulin Reset) Fruitless (Leptin Reset) Caffeine (Cortisol Reset) Grain Free (Thyroid Reset) Dairy Free (Growth Hormone Reset) Toxin Free (Testosterone Reset). While these are all great, they are simple eliminations for just a short while, and there are short explanations behind the basis of all the eliminations, which makes this read have some substance. Overall, the book has been said to be very ordinary and dull. There is nothing original about the content, which made the book hard to get through for some. On top of being just ordinary, there is no scientific research anywhere on her website as to why her diet really does balance out the hormones. It would be nice to see how and why she came up with the book before buying it, and trying to muddle through the writing.


This diet book had sparked hopes in many women around the nation due to their hormonal issues causing them unwanted weight gain. There is no social media outlets as a mean for support, but there is a customer store on the website. While the book has good intentions, the overall consensus from its customer base was less than impressive. The dull content, and ordinary meal plans were less than what people originally thought the book was going to be about. Lastly, the book has been said to be basic in forms of hormonal education, but it does not go above and beyond getting to the root cause of hormonal weight gain issues. While there were some success stories, there were also a lot of failure and disappointment stories which ring louder than the latter.

*Please keep in mind that with any diet or weight loss program, individual results will vary.


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