Younan Nowzaradan: Dr. Now’s Diet for My 600-lb Life

When contestants on the show — or “regular” people who seek the 73-year-old doc’s guidance when it comes to weight loss — visit Dr. Now’s office, they are actually given a customized diet plan created by Dr. Now himself with that individual’s needs in mind. However, all of Dr. Now’s diet plans are similar at their core, beginning with restricting every patient’s intake to somewhere between 1,000 to 1,200 calories daily (something which, more often than not, does not sit well with Dr. Now’s on-camera patients).