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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 - and if losing weight is your goal, you can do that, too.
Get the prescription for better health as well as healthy weight loss, including:
To brown the surface of a food quickly over very high heat in a skillet, under a broiler, on a grill, or in the oven. This seals in natural juices and creates a crispy exterior. Seared food is often eaten very rare with the center being left uncooked.
Searing is also done to help seal in a food's juices in prior to braising or roasting.