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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When I am giving talks, people will often ask about low-carb diets. Truthfully, the Atkins and South Beach diets are just plain silly. Worst of all, they've created a myth that pasta is bad for you. Really! Why would anyone ever want to give up pasta, for any length of time?
I love pasta. In spite of what Dr. Atkins would have you believe, pasta is really great for you - especially whole wheat pasta.
The issue that most folks have with pasta is not the carbohydrates but the amount of pasta they eat. A serving of pasta is 2 ounces uncooked. Most boxes contain 16 ounces, so each one is eight servings - not the two or four that most people think. Pasta
it's pretty easy to find tomato paste with no added salt, but that's not the case with sun dried tomato paste. Generally I have found this to be in the neighborhood of 500 milligrams of sodium per tablespoon. This is a good example of being cautious with ingredients and looking carefully at labels. Salty ingredients add flavor and enough sodium that less added salt is needed.
Last night we had fresh spring rolls with fish sauce, an Asian chicken salad which was mostly red cabbage, shredded carrot and some shredded chicken and for dessert: chilled green bean soup with lotus beans which we ate with ice cubes. These foods are light yet amazingly filling. Could my taste buds be changing? Making Lighter Choices
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.