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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I weighed in today, 11 weeks after my 8 week Mediterranean Diet Weight Loss Program began and 3 weeks after it ended. How much weight did I lose over that time? 1 pound. I have to tell you something about losing 1 pound that may surprise you. I am thrilled and totally excited!!! And this […]
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 […]
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