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
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
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
Every year we make resolutions, and we start each year with great intentions to keep those resolutions. If you’ve made a weight loss goal this year, read on for inspiration.
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
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
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
Weight loss motivation, accountability and no excuses play a big part in your weight loss efforts. Without these, all the facts and figures about carbs, protein, and fruit don’t matter. By using the buddy system and these other ways of holding yourself accountable will help you to acheive your weight loss goals.
While you’re losing weight and exercising, your body has a heightened need for nutrition, and certain supplements provide a great backup. The two must know supplements that I’m going to teach you should be implemented to achieve your weight loss goal.
Carbohydrates are energy foods. Without them, you’d get fuzzy headed, cranky and very tired, and no one will want to be around you. The low-carb diet craze deemed all carbs evil and fattening. People abandoned all forms of fruit, rice, and pasta and ate mostly protein. The problem is, you can only eat so much
If you’re a “road warrior” I’ve got some advice that I’m convinced will work for you as you take off weight while occupying the friendly skies, and elsewhere on your travels.