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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With my new book coming out on June 7th (Just Tell Me What to Eat! The Delicious Six-Week Weight Loss Plan for the Real World), I've been reflecting on the myriad diets out there. There are lots of them and they make all sorts of claims – weight loss, belly fat, improved energy....
I have avoided making such claims for Just Tell Me What to Eat!, but in an interview the other day I was specifically asked about a few of the more popular claims and whether the Mediterranean diet could deliver on any of these claims. The interviewer's focus was on "belly fat" and it's clear that people are concerned about it and are looking for a diet plan to help them with it. While I don't care for hype, the fact is that a Mediterranean diet offers many of the same benefits that fad diets make their claims about, but the Mediterranean diet has the distinction of being backed by solid research - and you get to eat great food. How to Lose Belly Fat
You can use the tapenade recipe on the Dr. Gourmet web site or purchase some bottled in the grocery. If you are going to buy prepared tapenade, check the label – they have widely variable amounts of salt and the recipe can end up tasting very salty. Look for tapenade with about 350 mg of sodium per tablespoon.
The RDA (recommended dietary allowance) of iron for pregnant women is 27 mg daily, compared with 18 mg for non-pregnant women. During pregnancy a women not only increases her own blood supply, she also gives her baby the iron needed to support his growth before birth and gives him supplemental stores which will help his growth in early infancy. Does iron intake matter?
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