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If I had a private chef…

July 30th, 2014

If I had a private chef to prepare all of my meals just before I was ready to eat them, this is how a sample day would look.  He would turn the first three entries for breakfast into a smoothie.  The afternoon snack is another smoothie (which s/he would definitely make in a NutriBullet).  Before […]

Crack kills. So does salad dressing.

July 29th, 2014

This is the nutrition label from the chicken Caesar salad from Starbucks.  The dressing more than doubles the calories.  You could eat 2 of them for less calories if you substituted a low calorie dressing.  You would also get much more protein and you’d end your meal feeling much more full, and thus less likely […]

Does eating fruit make you fat?

July 15th, 2014

If you eat more calories than you burn, you will gain weight.  Fruit is good for you and the vast majority of people should include fruit in their nutrition plans.  Read my latest blog post from BuiltLean.com about fruit here.

Healthy Obesity?

July 2nd, 2014

This pretty much sums it up.  

High Protein, Easy Asian-style Soup

June 27th, 2014

Here is recipe for a filling Asian soup, with lemongrass, curry and coconut milk. I rarely if ever use recipes for anything besides baking- I just tinker until the taste is right (always accounting for all amounts), so use the amounts as a guide only. Slice the steak super thin. (It helps to freeze it […]

How Do You Judge a Weight Loss Plan?

June 25th, 2014

The effectiveness of a weight loss plan should not be measured by how much weight you lose the first week.  It is a better idea to see what you look like in 6 months, then the year after that, and so on. In fact, many of my patients do not lose weight during the first […]

Cooking with Crickets on ABC News

June 23rd, 2014

I finally got to cook on TV.  Check it out.

What’s a Healthy Diet?

June 18th, 2014

Different people have different opinions on this, but my definition of a healthy diet is: One that allows you to achieve and maintain a low body fat percentage.  Being overweight or obese is much more likely to kill you than eating processed food.  If you can maintain a healthy weight by eating only organic, unprocessed […]

Bogus Weight Loss Supplements

June 2nd, 2014

I contributed to this piece from Livestrong.com.  I know I write a lot about ineffective weight loss plans and products, but as long as they keep selling, I will keep writing about them.      

Sesame “Noodles” with Chicken

May 28th, 2014

Check out this Lean4Life recipe for cold sesame “noodles” with chicken. I just bought the best kitchen gadget ever! Use it to make the noodles from the zucchini.  Mix the soy sauce, peanut butter, ginger, and rice wine vinegar until blended.  Then mix everything together.  Very easy and bulky, making this a very physique-friendly meal.  […]

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