The Daniel Plan - Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen & Dr. Mark Hyman

The Daniel Plan

By Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen & Dr. Mark Hyman

  • Release Date: 2013-12-03
  • Genre: Diet & Nutrition
Score: 3.5
From 239 Ratings



The Daniel Plan is far more than a diet plan. It is an appetizing approach to achieving a healthy lifestyle by optimizing the five key essentials of faith, food, fitness, focus, and friends.

Unlike the thousands of other books on the market, this book is not about a new diet, guilt-driven gym sessions, or shame-driven fasts. Your path to holistic health begins here, as Pastor Rick Warren and fitness and medical experts Dr. Daniel Amen and Dr. Mark Hyman guide you to incorporate healthy choices into your current lifestyle.

The concepts in this book will encourage you to deepen your relationship with God and develop a community of supportive friends who will encourage you to make smart food and fitness choices each and every day. This results in gradual changes that transform your life as they help you:
Conquer your worst cravingsFind healthy replacement foods for the foods you loveDiscover exercise you enjoyBoost your energy and kick-start your metabolismLose weightThink more clearlyExplore biblical principles for health. . . and ultimately create an all-around healthy lifestyle
It's time to feast on something bigger than a fad. Start your journey to impactful, long-lasting, and sustainable results today!

Plus, get more from The Daniel Plan with The Daniel Plan Cookbook, The Daniel Plan Journal, and The Daniel Plan 365-Day Devotional.  


  • I Agree...

    By Alan-in-Seattle
    ...with the review posted by DLCintheOC; she is spot on. This book needs a proofreader. Or maybe it's just that Rick Warren's philosophy of writing follows the philosophy expressed by the individual who observed that, "In order to produce a hit song, you need to break at least one grammatical rule." In that case, this book should be a bestseller. For someone like me, a writer who can't follow grammatical rules, uses incorrect terminology over and over (there's a difference between "healthy" and "healthful"), and insists on talking about "getting healthy" instead of "becoming healthy" doesn't make me think he's just plain folks; he makes me think that he is uneducated, and therefore unreliable in other things as well – namely, what he's writing about. Unfortunately, Mr. Warren's style perpetuates the popular conception of Christians as being uneducated Rubes who think you just have to utter the word "Jesus" in order to get a hearing from their fellow Rubes. I'm sorry to have to write this, because I like Rick Warren; I just wish that when he puts a book out on the market, he would realize how it affects his audience beyond the walls of The Saddleback community.
  • Ratio of words to good info about 5-to-1

    By DLCintheOC
    The hardest thing about reading this book was… reading this book. It just wasn’t well-written. The writing style bored me, except when it was irritating me. It seemed to be a minimally edited mix of conversational writing (meh) and anecdotal, statistical writing (yawn), with a dose of viewpoint sales (grrr) thrown in. Still, my husband and I are hoping to try the diet, although reading through the recipes discouraged me. A number of recipe ingredients are foods I dislike, and then there’s all that work. But I digress… In my opinion, this book needed a ruthless editing to cut its excess verbiage and turn it into a short, readable, useful reference.
  • The Daniel Plan

    By Tkess3
    The Daniel Plan is well thought out and well written. I appreciated the blunt facts about the food industry and what the various additives and preservatives do to our body chemistry. I look forward to following the Daniel Plan as a way to live a full and healthy lifestyle.
  • Wonderful!!!

    By MikeRFG
    I can not express how grateful I am for this book. There is no doubt that The Lord was a part of this book because it is filled with the Lords heart for His people. The Father knows how much His children need this. Thank you!!!
  • Unbiblical

    By Jesus_Is_Coming777
    This book has nothing to do with the diet that Daniel did. Don't understand the title at all. The co-authors are unblblical as well. You should research these co-authors as well as Warren who is a false preacher.
  • Fitness & Faith

    By fightpriestfight
    n recent years I’ve put much emphasis on my emotional physical and spiritual health. I’ve made some excellent strides and feel proud of the progress I’ve made. This book is the next step for me in that process. Rick Warren, along with the help of some medical and fitness experts look at health as a whole and what types of things work for a support structure as we try to be better stewards of the bodies God has given us. The Daniel Plan is made to be done in community. It’s a plan that doesn’t work alone but rather made to be done in a group. It’s not just a fitness plan or a diet plan or a focus or trend. It begins with the heart and changes everything else.
  • Great read

    By ScottyB
    This book changed everything. I have tied dozens of "diets", weight loss plans, motivational reads and "fad type meals" (can an anyone say cabbage soup?). This one did it for me. Pastor Rick changed the way I looked at my health. The five "F's" are the secret ingredient I was missing. It not just the food. It's the exercise, the mental health, the accountability and when added together as a faith based plan..... It just works. My wife is 15 lbs down, higher energy, more focus and I am a bit slower but right behind her..... In just 4 weeks. Thank you Pastor Rick.