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 […]
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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 […]
This podcast is part of our interview with Dr. Artemis Morris, a Naturopathic Physician, whose family comes from the island of Crete. We talk about how a modified Mediterranean diet can help with weight loss. Dr. Morris also shares evidence that it’s possible to be healthy and be overweight.
In 2006, after years of gaining weight, dieting, losing weight, counting calories, restricting foods, and binge eating, I made a two month trip that would gradually change not only my dieting life, but every aspect of my life, for the better. For those two months, I lived on the relatively small Greek island of Crete, […]
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