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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For those of you who follow Dr. Gourmet faithfully, you know how much I think of eating fruit. Of course, it's really healthy and for sweet snackers it makes the perfect treat. Adding servings each day to your diet can have a profound effect on both short and long term health. Study after study proves this.
That said, I was chatting with a colleague recently and the topic of how to increase fruit consumption came up. We were discussing strategies to get folks to eat more and he asked me to come up with some ideas for a project that he's working on.
It got me to thinking that this wasn't something that I had considered. I have said "eat more fruit" and posted portion sizes. In more than one column I've discussed having fruit for snacks, but I haven't really talked about ways for you to do that. Simple strategies for you to eat more without thinking too much about it. How to Eat More Fruit »
I love chicken salad and I love the flavors of Alfredo sauce. This is a great blend of the two with the roasted garlic and parmesan being the great umami tastes of classic Alfredo.
Blanching the shallots takes the slightly bitter bite out of them and they combine well in the sweet cream cheese and tangy yogurt to make a well balanced chicken salad.
The practical, daily guide to following a Mediterranean Diet at home. Recipes include Taco Salad, Red Beans and Rice, and Fettuccine Alfredo: familiar foods that your family will love and are great for you. Find out how these and other family favorites can help you be healthier! (And yes, you'll lose weight too!)