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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I've never been all that athletic. I never played sports as a kid and didn't really start exercising until I was in my late twenties. I know a little bit about jogging and a fair amount about bicycling (which is my exercise of choice). However, I am not an expert in any way. I'd sort of like to be an expert, though, and in the last few years we've had Dr. Jacques Courseault writing for the web site. I have learned a lot but still feel a bit clueless. I think that this is because I learn best by doing.
Dr. Courseault and I were talking recently about this and I challenged him to help me exercise better. At the end of our discussion I realized that this will take more dedication on my part than simply riding my bike 50 to 70 miles a week. We're going to start in the gym with resistance training. I will make progress by his teaching me the best ways to exercise and weight lifting seems a good place to start. Our hope is that you'll learn from our conversation. Exercise with Dr. Tim and Dr. Jacques
Pick the freshest fish you can for your recipes. A great dish starts with the best ingredients. A simple whitefish – flounder, drum, sole or trout works great. Cook this fish at a little lower heat, starting with a cold - not hot - pan.
One of the great things about kale is that it cooks so quickly and you can use almost any flavors with it – honey, maple syrup, olive oil, sesame oil, spicy flavors or sweet ones.
I love plain mashed yams, but the hint of peppermint makes these sweet and savory and a bit spicy.