Did you know that it’s easier to stick with a weight loss plan when you have support and accountability? It’s true and research backs it up. Studies have shown that people who started on diet programs that have a social component were far more likely to keep their weight off than going it alone. There
Metabolism is how your body changes the nutrients in the food and drink you consume into energy. And energy is essential for your body to function on every level. As you get older, your metabolism slows down. So, you want to do everything you can to fuel its fires and keep it going strong. The
Yes, you really can turn errands into exercise! Everyone has a reason to avoid exercising. Maybe the weather puts a “rain delay” on our daily walk or run. That delay eventually becomes a “rain cancellation.” Perhaps the gym is closed. Or…you’re just too tired… Our subconscious mind is constantly at work, making excuses to talk
One of the biggest challenges in sticking with a diet and achieving the best results possible is that things can get redundant. The easiest and most effective “secret” to overcoming this is to load your diet with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. When you’re meal prepping, even if you’re doing a great job it
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 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 provides that extra layer of motivation and accountability you need in order to fully commit and stay inspired. Our 17 Day Diet Cycle Two Challenge helped over
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 provides that extra layer of motivation and accountability you need in order to fully commit and stay inspired. Our August Cycle One Challenge helped over 150 people
Here it is…the 17 Minute Workout Guide. 8 daily exercises for improved results with the 17 Day Diet. And, all it takes is just 17 minutes. You CAN get in shape and it can be that easy.
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
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
When your immune system goes on the fritz, you’re susceptible to three things: infections, autoimmune disease, and cancer (not to mention just being cranky because nobody likes being sick!). To understand why, and learn how to protect yourself, let me show you how immune cells work. Once you get the lay of the land, my
Watch your kids sometimes as they dash up and down stairs or dart across the playing field effortlessly. They don’t even need to stop to catch their breath! We grown-ups, on the other hand, might have to pause mid-activity as we gasp for air, breathless. What causes this? The lack of aerobic conditioning and good health
As we get older, our muscles begin to weaken. Everyday tasks, such as walking up a flight of stairs, carrying suitcases, or lugging groceries, become more difficult. We can feel unbalanced on our feet and tire easily.