The Delicious 6-Week Weight Loss Plan for the Real World
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.
Get the prescription for better health as well as healthy weight loss, including:
What to eat
How to cook it
When to eat it
What to eat at a restaurant
What to eat if you're in a hurry
and best of all....
Why eating great food is the best health decision you'll ever make.
According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, adult men with CF should aim to consume at least 3,000 calories per day in order to maintain their weight (and as many as 3,700 per day to gain weight). Adult women should aim for 2,500 calories per day (3,000 per day to gain weight).
Dietary advice for those with CF is very different from the advice I give to most of my other patients. Those with CF need to focus on adding calories, protein, and fat to their meals. (Why fat? Many vitamins are fat-soluble, meaning they require fat to be consumed in order for them to be absorbed.)
Planning is important as well. Making batches of soups or stews over the weekend and separating them into servings can make it easy for you to have something nutritious.
Here are a few recipe ideas for those weekend soups and stews:
Barbecue Chicken Chili
Lamb Stew with Chickpeas
Pasta Fagioli with Chicken
White Bean Chili
Lemon Herb Chicken Soup
Basque Chicken Stew
Black Bean and Corn Stew
Curried Chicken Soup
Thai Chicken Noodle Soup
Sweet Potato Stew with Maple Roasted Pork
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