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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Unfortunately, in this day and age you do have to be very careful when handling eggs, meats, and poultry. The estimates by the CDC of contamination with bacteria are concerning. This is more of a problem with eggs, ground meats and poultry than with steaks, chops, and seafood, but taking care to make sure that you are both handling and cooking meats properly can help you avoid getting sick.
First and foremost, keep your ingredients ice cold until just before you are ready to cook them. Letting your chicken sit warming in the sun while you are getting the grill started is not a good idea. Keep those burgers and chicken pieces on ice or in the refrigerator until the very last minute. Safe Minimum Cooking Temperatures »
More proof that red meat is okay. Buy the best quality New Zealand lamb and trim it well. Pair it with good aromatic herbs, such as sage or rosemary, and you cannot go wrong.
No other meal plan includes making extra for lunches and leftovers later in the week. This is truly a meal plan for the Real World! Recipes include Fettuccine Alfredo, Shrimp Fried Rice, and Taco Salad.