Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP has counseled thousands of his patients on healthy, sustainable weight loss. Now he's compiled his best tips and recipes into a six-week plan for you to learn how to eat great food that just happens to be great for you - and if losing weight is your goal, you can do that, too.
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Pistachios are my favorite nuts. Most people think of them as a snack, and they are a great choice for something to nibble on, not just because they are delicious but they are also really good for you.
Pistachios are drupes and are in the same family as peaches and nectarines, so they are actually a stone fruit. As such, they are also related to mangoes and cashews. Like other stone fruits, they grow on short bush-like trees in hot climates. Most of the pistachios sold in America today are grown in California from the Kermen (female) and Peters (male) varieties. The flesh of the seed is green, with a slightly purplish skin when fully ripe. There are a wide variety of pistachios but these other varieties are rarely found in the U.S.. Pistachios
This is the essence of the Mediterranean diet: legumes, lean meat, veggies, fruit and nuts, in a salad that's light but savory and filling.
I don't like eating breakfast. Do you? I definitely love my coffee with about 1/4 cup hot 1% milk which fills me up enough so that I'm not thinking to myself "I'm hungry for a bowl of Cheerios with 1/2 a banana." But Don monitors what I eat for breakfast and guilts me into eating my cereal (with the other half of his banana).
Don, on the other hand, has read from Dr. Tim that we should eat yogurt with cereal. So he makes a bowl of Grape Nuts and adds some Greek-style yogurt and some honey (along with the 1/2 banana). Yuck. Week Fifteen
This is a 6-week plan that will have you and your family eating well and eating healthy, while learning how to improve your life and your health, one plate at a time. Find out more about Just Tell Me What to Eat! or purchase your own copy for $19.99.