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Weight Control: Inspirational Quotes: Accept Defeats But Do Not Be Defeated

Here is the third installment of my inspirational quote week: "We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated"- Maya Angelou During our long term weight control efforts there will be a number of days/weeks/months when our focus is lost, commitment waivers and weight goes back on.  Often, we have worked hard to [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Weight Control and Inspirational Quotes: Confucious

Continuing this week with my theme of inspirational quotes and weight control efforts, today I turn to Confucius:  "It does not how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." I have previously written entries about the "big picture" weight control scenario vs. the lack of importance at what happens in the first [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Slow Cooker – Time Saver Recipes. Spicy and Healthy!

Servings: 12 Ingredients:  3 tablespoons your favorite jerk seasoning 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 bone-in, chicken breasts, skin removed 6 bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed 1 cup brewed coffee 3 tablespoons lime juice 1 teaspoon molasses 2 tablespoons jalapeno, seeded and minced 1 tablespoon Garlic, minced Combine the seasoning, salt and [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weight Control: Inspirational Quotes

This week I am providing entries that contain inspirational quotes that do not necessarily have only applications for your weight control efforts, but most certainly may be useful for "mind set" adjustment.  When it comes down to losing weight and then maintaining that weight control, the game plan sounds simplistic: high protein/high vegetable/less fruit/less carb/less [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Simple Good-Mood Recipes

Salmon al Forno Salad Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 sprigs fresh rosemary, chopped Juice of 1 lemon 4 tbsp olive oil, divided 2 4-oz pieces wild-caught, skin-on salmon steaks 4 cups arugula 1 Hass avocado, diced 1/2 lb asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces, blanched and cooled Preparation Heat broiler. In a bowl, combine garlic, [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weight Control: Involvement of Mood

The proverbial question:  "What came first, the chicken or the egg?" Concerning weight control and mood, the modified version of this question becomes:  "Does poorly controlled weight adversely affect mood or does a mood disorder cause the poorly controlled weight?" There is no doubt that both issues apply:  When someone is not in an optimum [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Weight Control and Withdrawal

There are a number of patients that complain of withdrawal-like symptoms when they start Phase 1 of the SP dietary plan.  During this phase, we eliminate carbohydrates and fruits, allowing lots of proteins, vegetables and some dairies.  Some of the symptoms I have heard include mild nausea, lack of energy and mood changes. I have [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Slow Cooker Short Ribs Recipe

Ingredients 3 pounds bone-in beef short ribs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon canola oil 4 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 cup low fat/low sodium beef broth 4 fresh thyme sprigs 1 bay leaf 2 large onions, cut into 1/2-inch wedges 6 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 cups [...]

By |May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weight Control and Fast Food Restaurants

This entry is not to meant to specifically hit at McDonalds.  Years ago there was a movie called 'Supersize Me" and the self-made documentary documented the person eating every day/every meal at McDonalds for one month.  That was back in the days that they had 'Supersize" meals and the guy obligated himself to every time [...]

By |May 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Healthy No Crust Egg White Quiche with Vegetables

Egg White Quiche with Vegetables is a flavor packed breakfast option that saves you calories and is much more healthy. It has no crust and is only 100 cals. Ingredients Vegetarian, Gluten free 2 cups Baby spinach, Organic 1/2 cup Cherry tomatoes, Yellow 1 clove Garlic 1/4 cup Onion Refrigerated 8 Egg whites Baking & [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments