Wonder why you’re not losing weight? I read a survey recently that said that two out of five people who diet regularly quit within the first seven days. One out of five last a month, and 20% make it to the 3 month mark. Wow… 80% is a huge number! 80% of people don’t follow
You are WHEN you eat. Let me explain so you’ll know WHEN to eat… When I was a resident, I developed some bad eating habits, such as eating out of boxes and having lunch whenever I could grab it, like at four in the afternoon or even midnight. Now, I’ve learned that eating too late
I see a lot of digestive problems in my private practice. No surprise, considering that every year approximately 70 million adults in America suffer from tummy troubles such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, constipation, and numerous other symptoms that cause discomfort or worse. This is serious because poor digestion can also be at the root of
Is it time for you to curb the carbs? Yes and no. Don’t ditch them altogether, just eat the right ones. Remember, carbohydrates are energy foods. Without them, you’ll get fuzzy headed, cranky, and very tired, and no one will want to be around you. 🙁 Low carb diets say that all carbs are evil and
I’m excited to share you with you the latest 17 Day Diet Infographic: the Hunger Fullness Meter. Why did I create this? Well, your parents probably drilled into you that you were not allowed to leave the table unless you finished everything on your plate. That was good advice when portions were smaller, and everyone
Eating protein helps you lose weight. That’s a fact. Protein is a powerful fat burner. That’s why it’s a fundamental food choice on the 17 Day Diet. By adding more protein to your diet, you’ll not only lose weight faster, you’ll also enjoy these benefits: 1. Digesting protein takes more energy (calories) than digesting carbs
I want you to lose weight fast and easily. That’s why I created the 17 Day Diet Transitional Fast. Fasting is no longer the wicked stepmother of dieting. Increasingly, it is scientifically recognized as a safe, healthy, and fast way to take off weight. Although fasting has been around for centuries, new ways of fasting
Meet Madeleine…Our Latest 17 Day Diet Challenge Winner! The quarterly 17 Day Diet Challenges are the best and most fun way to reach your weight loss goals! It’s not just a diet, it’s a lifestyle. The challenge gives you that extra layer of motivation and accountability you need to create a new you. I’m happy to
Is your holiday stress rearing it’s ugly head again? I’ve always thought the concept of stress attached to the word holiday was the ultimate contradiction. Shouldn’t a holiday be simply filled with joy and celebration? Yes! But…unfortunately, there is holiday stress and much of it is self-imposed. What is supposed to be a time of
Contour foods are an amazing breakthrough in dietary science. I’ve been studying new science and I’m here to tell you that it is possible to target, trim and shape your body exactly the way you want it and reduce belly fat.
Guest Author: Jamil Smith Everyone wants to lose weight fast but a lot of people don’t know where to start. These days there are a million and one health tips out there and it can be hard to know which ones to follow. It seems like you hear a new “magical” tip every day that’s
I’m excited to let you know that I’m working on new support materials and a recipe book to give you more resources for your 17 day diet journey. But…I need YOUR help! If you have a favorite recipe, I’d love to hear from you. Click the picture below to learn more and to submit your favorite
These two pictures of me were taken about six months apart. The picture on the left was taken in August of last year, I weighed about 210 pounds. The one on the right was taken this February, at my current weight of around 170. These pictures are proof that we all face challenges with weight
The holidays bring family and friends together to celebrate the year and traditions. It’s also a time for socializing, holiday parties, and meals. Many people can struggle with their diets during the holidays because of this.
Your attitude about losing weight is the difference between diet success and failure. Exercise and proper diet may be required to get that slim waist you’ve always wanted, but your attitude about getting there plays a big role too. Follow these 7 weight loss motivation tips to help keep you motivated on your journey.