Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

350 calories per serving and only 5 carbs!

Taken from Eat, Drink, Smile.

My wife made this one and it blew my mind.  Its a pizza with a crust made out of cauliflower.  Think about that for a second.  This is a pizza with no carbs and no gluten!  It tastes awesome.  It doesn’t hold together as well and you should eat it with fork but when you enter it into your calorie counter you won’t mind.

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Lessons From The Great White North

What I learned in CanadaI have spent some time recently exploring the blogosphere to see how other bloggers roll.  Most of the blogs I have seen in the weight loss arena take the form of publicized personal journals.  People will often describe their struggles, perspectives, opinions, etc.  I see the attraction in this but I feel it is a bit self-indulgent and narcissistic.  The purpose of this blog is to give you information you can use to live a healthier life.  With that said, I wanted to take the opportunity to describe some things I learned on a recent trip to Canada to highlight some of important and valuable insights from prior posts that you can use to lose weight effectively.

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What is a Healthy Weight?

What does it mean to you when you say that someone is healthy?  Have you thought about it?  I think many of us use the term without thinking too much about it.  While there are probably semantic nuances in the true definition, I think we would all agree that something that increases the length of your life while decreasing your risk of disease is healthy.  I think that the most important reason for all of us to strive for a healthy weight is to live as long and as healthy a life as possible.  A ‘healthy’ weight will do just that.  While it is nice to look good in a bathing suit, we at the Weight Loss Counter Revolution are primarily concerned with your health.

Your body mass index is your measure of health The Body Mass Index Continue reading

Maybe a Calorie Isn’t Just a Calorie?!?

Nutrition facts, the key to understanding your intake

Source: Forbes.com

Like many of my physician colleagues, I have been accused of harping on a single weight loss message.  Weight loss is merely a question of calories in and calories out we usually say.  Just make your calorie balance negative and all will be well.  You keep on arguing with us.  ‘I swear I don’t eat that much, I watch my calories but I’m not losing weight,’ you respond.  We then roll our eyes and complain about you in the doctor’s lounge (just kidding).

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