3-Day Facelift Diet (it’s very fishy)

Dr Perricone Salmon

That’s what Dr Perricone is promising with this fish fest. Don’t be misled – you will eat a LOT of salmon following this diet, it’s jam-packed with Omega oils and backed up by the skin doctor’s philosophy on supplying vitamin and oil rich foods to the skin.

Ocado, the online supermarket now makes the diet as easy as pie, you can buy everything you need online (and it’s quite a bit) all in one easy package. Did I say you eat a lot of fish? It’s morning, noon and night. Oh and yes, there’s the eggs. Actually in fairness when you look at the meal plan (below), it’s really healthy, amazingly nutritious and delivers everything you need.

It promises a visible difference in your skin in just three days. Too good to be true?  That’s what it promises. Dr Perricone recommends the 3-Day Face Lift Diet as the perfect way to jumpstart his 28-Day Plan – this will allow you to see a drop in weight and visible results in your skin right away. and in all honesty, if you are building muscle in the gym, I dare say that this would be a mighty fine addition to your regime too.

Ocado are switched onto to the buying habits of customers and have introduced a Perricone food basket on their website, which means with just a few clicks all the ingredients can be added to your basket and delivered together in one handy slot, meaning you have everything you need to start your new regime.

Salmon, the foundation of the 3-Day Face Lift Diet, contains DMAE, astaxanthin and essential fatty acids that help to dramatically reduce puffiness, increase radiance and add firmness to the skin. To see the true benefits you should eat salmon twice a day as described in the 3-day meal plan.

There is some flexibility – if you can’t stomach so much salmon, you can substitute it for poultry or tofu – but remember it’s the essential fatty acids and antioxidants in salmon that will give the skin a remarkable suppleness, radiance and youthful glow.

To order, simply log on to ocado.com/perriconemd

And now here follows the fish fest, sorry, the diet plan.


Dr. Perricone’s Three Day Menu



Wake Up

·         250ml (minimum) of spring water




·         3 egg omelette and/or 180 to 220g grilled salmon

·         50g cooked oatmeal / porridge (not instant).

·         5cm slice of cantaloupe and 1 small handful of fresh berries.

·         250ml (minimum) of spring water



·         180 to 220g grilled salmon

·         1 kiwi fruit or 5cm slice of cantaloupe

·         Green salad made with romaine lettuce or other dark leafy greens.

Dressing: extra virgin olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon to taste

·         1 small handful of fresh berries

·         250ml (minimum) of spring water


·         1 apple

·         60g sliced chicken or turkey breast or 150g to 200g natural yogurt

·         Small handful of hazelnuts, walnuts or almonds

FOOD FACT: Great source of fatty acids and folic acid


·         180 to 220g grilled salmon

·         100g to 150g steamed vegetables – especially bright green vegetables, such as asparagus, broccoli, spinach.

·         5cm slice of cantaloupe and 1 small handful of fresh berries.

·         250ml (minimum) of spring water

Before Bedtime Snack

·         ½ apple or pear

·         60g sliced chicken or turkey breast or 150g to 200g natural yogurt

·         3 or 4 almonds or olives

·         250ml (minimum) of spring water


* Smaller framed individuals can reduce portion size


Shopping List


  • Blueberries, raspberries or mixed berries – fresh
  • Cantaloupe Melon
  • Kiwi fruit
  • Lemons
  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Hazelnuts, walnuts or almonds
  • Romaine lettuce or dark leafy greens
  • Bright green vegetables such as asparagus, broccoli, spinach
  • Oatmeal
  • Plain Yogurt
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Free range eggs
  • Salmon
  • Turkey breast
  • Fresh spring water





    • The Spa Man says

      I haven’t yet, but do eat a couple of portions of salmon a week. But that pales in comparison to this diet.
      I do plan to at some point.

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