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

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

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

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

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

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

Drinking Hot Lemon Water & Weight Loss

Drinking Hot Lemon Water

Drinking hot lemon water every morning can help you lose more weight! It’s a quick and easy way to boost your results and has numerous other health benefits like: 1. Aids in digestion. To reap the most digestive benefits, it’s important that the lemon water is warm or hot. Warm water first thing in the morning

Get a Grip on Holiday Stress

holiday stress

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

Holiday Diet Tips: How to Eat, Drink and Be Merry without Overdoing it!

The holidays. It’s the time of year when the zippers on your clothes and the springs in your bathroom scale start getting really nervous. That’s because, for a lot of dieters, packing on pounds can be a holiday tradition. Statistics on weight gain throughout the holiday season show that you might gain five pounds if

Am I Too Old to Lose Weight? 7 Tips for Successful Weight Loss After 40

losing weight after 40

It’s no secret that weight gets harder to manage as we age. Metabolism, muscle mass, and natural hormonal changes play a big part in women’s weight loss after 40. Many women feel that no matter how hard they exercise and how diligent they are about controlling what they eat, losing weight after 40 is an

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