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bistroMD takes the guesswork out of eating healthy by delivering doctor-designed, chef-prepared meals right to your door!
If only there was a magic number to identify exactly how many carbs one should eat for successful weight loss. Imagine a world of health with lowered rates of diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic diseases associated with obesity. With overweight and obesity on the rise, that number seems more important than ever. Unfortunately, weight loss is not a magic trick and individual differences require individual plans. Fortunately, though, a reduc...
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Learn to love your salads with these helpful hacks!
Salads are put on a pedestal as the ultimate "diet food." While some are quite nutritious, others may be nutritionally equivalent to its calorically-dense food neighbor on the drive-thru menu. Although a healthy lifestyle and a busy schedule may be tough to balance, the words "fast" and "healthy" can still be managed. Skip the restaurant lines and embrace these 13 hacks to make your salads faster and healthier! Packaging and Storing 1. Mason Ja...
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Some smoothies are not as healthy as they look. Our health experts share the secret formula to creating smoothies for real weight loss!
Mixing up smoothies each morning in hopes to shed off unwanted pounds? Drinking smoothies as a meal replacement and not seeing results? This smoothie phenomenon is all too familiar! Understand why smoothies may be hindering your weight loss success and take control over the situation. Are Smoothies Healthy? The answer to, "are smoothies good for weight loss?" is a little more than a simple 'yes' or 'no.' When it really comes down to it, smooth...
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Try our 21-Day Jumpstart Exercise Plan to begin your fitness journey!
Want to ease into working out, but not quite sure where to start? Try our 21-Day Jumpstart Exercise Plan! It is perfect for beginners and can help you make exercise a regular habit. This comprehensive plan will have you start to workout every major muscle group. It’s important to commit to doing the full 21 days. If you miss a day, repeat the day before to get back on track. Use rest days to make sure that you don’t overwork your muscles and po...
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Get a sneak peek of the proposed new FDA food label and see how it may affect your eating choices.
With obesity rates on the rise, the new food label is intended to accompany better and easier food choices. Learn all about the new upcoming changes and how the new food label may influence your health decisions! Nutrition Labeling Basics The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) introduced the nutrition label in 1994. The label is a depiction of the nutrition of the food products that we choose and can further guide our health choices. Ba...
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Carbs have been given a bad reputation, but not all carbs are bad! Learn the difference between the "good" and the "bad" from our experts.
In the scheme of health, "carbohydrate" is a basic word, as carbohydrate sources are vastly different from one another. From whole grains to sweet treats, their impacts on the body are quite diverse. Specifically, blood sugar fluctuates with not only carbohydrate sources but with the type and quality of each. The glycemic index can aid in what dictates "good" carbs versus "bad" carbs and help weaken carbohydrate misunderstandings. What is th...
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Work your core and improve your balance with these fun exercises using the BOSU.
If you haven't already, learn to love strength training! Once you've mastered some of our favorite exercises like squats, lunges, and planks, you may be ready to step up the difficulty to get the most out of your workout. If your strength training routine is getting a little dull, then it's time to push yourself to the next level so you don't get stuck on a fitness plateau. We've created a full-body workout using the BOSU to bump it up a knotc...
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The growing health trend, farm-to-table, is here to stay. Our health experts advise why you should adopt the trend at your own dinner table.
Gardening and farming has been practiced for ages. However, farm-to-table is a growing health movement in restaurants and featured on media accounts. But unlike many health trends that come and go, the concept of farm-to-table should be a sustained and welcomed to the dinner table. Sustaining the Farm-to-Table Movement Sustainability is the ability to sustain or maintain oneself now, without jeopardizing or harming the futures generational need...
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Learn how to make healthy choices for real weight loss!
BistroMD focuses its program on real science and the premise of food as medicine. The nature of the program is not, however, based on restrictive portions and bland meals. Instead, bistroMD shies away from the word "dieting" and promotes a weight loss in a healthful way, while actively providing its members with a registered dietitian. The Ultimate Dietitian Weight Loss Plan Oftentimes, people ask "what is the best food for weight loss?" A regi...
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Dragon fruit is great for weight loss & wellness. Our health experts explain why.
When thinking of the common grocery aisle, you more than likely envision fruits such as apples, bananas, oranges, and berries. But exploring just a little beyond the norm offers bountiful colors, nutrients, and tastes. Take a journey to the mysterious fruit land and discover dragon fruit and its five fantastic health benefits! What is Dragon Fruit? Dragon fruit is actually a type of cactus and also known as pitaya, pitahaya, or a strawberry pe...
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Soak up the sun with this Strawberry Mango Sangria recipe that's only 150 calories per serving!
Use the dry white wine of your choice (we suggest slightly sweet Riesling) and combine with fresh strawberries, pineapples, and juicy mango. Garnish with mint leaves for an extra pop of color. Nutrition Per Serving Serves 8 Calories: 150 NET Carb: 11g Ingredients • 1 bottle (750 ml) dry white wine, chilled • Chilled 1/2 cup vodka • Chilled 1 cup sliced strawberries • 1⁄2 cup mango • 1⁄2 cup pineapple • 1 orange, juiced • 1/4 cup sugar...
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Know when to eat and how to eat for your workout.
Food is the fuel to power our bodies throughout day-to-day functions. Whenever energy is low, we grab foods to refill our body's fuel tank. To accommodate demanding workouts, filling the stomach with food would seem to be the best practice to sustain energy levels. However, gym-goers and health experts are becoming more interested in fasted workouts. Should you be going to the gym on an empty stomach? Exercising on Empty Working out on ...
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The bistroMD weight loss program was founded by bariatric physician Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. who has over 20 years of hands on experience helping real people lose weight. Dr. Cederquist works with our team of Registered Dietitians to ensure that the nutritional requirements for healthy and long-term weight loss are being met in every weekly menu, and in each and every entree.

Every bite you take follows this proven approach for healthy weight loss. Our program provides 1,100-1,400 calories daily with 40-50% total caloric intake from lean, adequate protein, 20-25% of calories from healthy fats, and 30-35% from complex carbohydrates.

Learn more at www.bistromd.com!