Accountability: the #1 Secret to Losing Weight

accountability

It keeps you on the right path… It always delivers on it’s promise… It’s the push you needed to go the extra mile… I’m talking about personal accountability. That’s because having someone to support you on your healthy lifestyle journey makes it so much easier. In fact, you’ll find everything falls into place.  It’s also

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

losing weight

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

When To Eat on the 17 Day Diet?

When to eat

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

Mushroom Spinach Frittata

Mushoom spinach frittata

WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE: This mushroom spinach frittata is a 17 Day Diet favorite. The reason – eggs are everything they are cracked up to be!  I absolutely love them in any way, shape or form.  And the best part is you can eat them at breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner!  If you’ve never had breakfast for

Digestive Problems Solved on the 17 Day Diet

digestive problems

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

17 Day Diet Baked Tilapia Packets

Baked tilapia packets

WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE: These baked tilapia packets will help you kick-up your seafood repertoire. With recent attention focusing on the high containment levels of some fish, farm tilapia is a toxin-free and environmentally friendly alternative. Tilapia is a freshwater white fish with edible skin and a mild taste. It’s very low in fat:

Curb the Carbs with the 17 Day Diet

Curb the carbs

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

17 Day Diet Turkey Meatloaf

Turkey meatloaf

WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE: When you need some comfort food what is better than turkey meatloaf? The problem is that traditional meatloaf is loaded with fat and unnecessary calories, a dish that can really latch onto your hips and thighs. This healthy version of meatloaf doesn’t skimp on flavor and you can jazz it

17 Day Diet Infographic: Hunger Fullness Meter

Hunger Fullness Meter

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

17 Day Diet Yogurt Cheese Dip

17 day diet yogurt cheese dip

WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE: This easy to make 17 day diet yogurt cheese dip can be enjoyed as a tangy snack with vegetables or in Cycles 2-4 as a topping for baked potatoes. It’s completely fat-free and tastes just like sour cream! What we really like is that you can make this a savory

Eating Protein Helps Your Lose Weight

Eating protein

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

17 Day Diet Mexican Chocolate Pudding

17 Day Diet Mexican Chocolate Pudding

WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE: The 17 Day Diet Mexican Chocolate Pudding is the perfect treat when you are craving chocolate. Chocolate is heavenly and is a terrible thing to miss when you are dieting. With this recipe you can have your chocolate and eat it too. 😉 You can make this pudding as spicy

Drinking Water on the 17 Day Diet

Drinking water

One of the most common questions I get asked: does drinking water really help me lose weight?  If so, how much do I really have to drink? While following the 17 Day Diet, you should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of pure water daily. When I say “pure water” this means just water.  Not tea, not

The 17 Day Diet Transitional Fast

17 Day Diet Transitional Fast

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

5 High-Protein Foods You Need to Eat

High-Protein Foods

Eating high-protein foods is the key to staying healthy and losing weight. That’s why it’s such a critical component of the 17 Day Diet. Now, I don’t want you to eat two dozen eggs or two pounds of bacon everyday – that’s certainly NOT healthy. But, I do want you to get all the fat-burning

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