After my mom died, I started overeating. One meal in particular stands out in my memory. My extended family and I were all at an Indian restaurant and I ordered a full meal and then started eating everyone else’s leftovers. I was stuffing my grief. Even before my mom died, I was struggling with my weight, but after she died I gained 20 more pounds and was the heaviest I had ever been in my life (256 pounds when I got married a year later).
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A modified Mediterranean Diet meal plan has been shown to help people lose weight and most importantly, to keep the weight off. I personally have lost 40 pounds eating the Mediterranean Diet and have been able to keep the weight off for 2 years. The trick, for me, has been losing the weight slowly and only having to modify my diet slightly.
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Water has long been considered one of the elixirs of weight loss and new studies are showing us why (and how) it can help decrease our waistlines. Most of the studies on water and weight loss have come to a simple conclusion: Drinking 16 ounces of water 30 minutes before a meal can help you lose […]
In the last 11 weeks I have discovered my formula for losing weight consistently and easily, and I have also clearly experienced my formula for gaining weight.
A friend of mine once told me about her success losing weight and then telling her Doctor about it. The Doctor asked her how she did it and she said, “well, I started eating better and moving everyday”. The Doctor replied, “oh, that still works!” I have been eating 100% Mediterranean for the last 5 […]
A few months ago, I came up with the best weight loss goal ever. It felt like an epiphany when I thought of it, like I had solved the world’s financial problems or came up with a cure for gout (possible exaggeration alert). I have spent years coming up with one goal after another about […]
The last time I tried to eat Mediterranean for 3 months, it turned into a total disaster. August 16th, 2009: Bub’s Barbecue The night before I was to begin eating one of the healthiest diets in the world, I invited a bunch of my friends to a local all you can eat Barbecue. I […]
I lost 40 pounds eating the Mediterranean Diet. Here are some of my secrets to losing weight and still eating amazing, delicious food!
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“This program is a way of life, one which I have adopted successfully, and more importantly one which I have sustained for over one year now. My weight remains steady at 160 pounds (down from 216). My energy levels rival that of someone 20 years younger than me (I’m now 57), enabling me to exercise in any way that I desire, from lifting weights to intense cardio sessions.”
— Michael Little
“After completing my 10-week program, I had a regularly-scheduled appointment with my doctor. Because my cholesterol has always been above the normal range (229 last year) I requested that she test it again this year. I’m happy to report that my total cholesterol dropped to 169, which is in the normal range, and all my other numbers improved as well.”
— Claire C.
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Foods of Crete Cook Book
Do you want to eat like the
healthiest people in the world?
In the 1960’s, the Greek island of Crete had the highest longevity rates in the world, the men lived to be the same age as the women and researchers could only find one man on the island who had heart disease.
In our cookbook, Foods of Crete: Traditional Recipes from the Healthiest People in the World you will find over 110 delectable recipes by Koula Barydakis, a chef and cooking teacher from the island and a guide to eating the Mediterranean diet by Bill Bradley, Registered Dietician.