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Doctor Loses Over 30 lbs With Medical Weight Loss Philadelphia

Results of Our Medical Weight Loss Program

Results of Our Medical Weight Loss Program

In our medical weight loss program most of our patients lose 2 – 5 pounds per week. They lose all this weight by eating delicious tasty food. And on our weight-loss program you eat real food that you would normally buy at the supermarket. You do not have to spend hundreds of dollars on pre-packaged meals like many other weight-loss programs.

In fact using our own medical weight loss program I have lost quite a bit of weight myself. You see I suffered a significant back injury a while back from a car accident. And these injuries caused me to suffer pain all day long and severely limited my physical activity.

Suffice to say I just got fatter and fatter.

Finally after being diagnosed with Diabetes, I realized that I had to make lots of changes and get myself together. So in the beginning of this year, 2015, I made the promise to myself and my wife that I would follow our medical weight loss program exactly as I teach all of our wonderful patients.

And I am happy to say that I have lost quite a bit of weight following our medical weight loss program. It makes me even happier to fit into clothing that has been in the back of my closet for years.

Because of my Diabetes I decided to follow a program that really controlled the sugar in my diet.  This is the same program that I give all of our Diabetic patients to do.

Not only did I lose weight, but now at 3 months into the program my blood sugar levels are normal.

I definitely appreciated all of the recipes and menus that we provide our weight loss patients because they made my losing weight easy – I just had to follow the plan – and the food and recipes we give our weight loss patients are delicious.  So losing weight was simple, delicious and easy. All I had to do was follow the plan.

The Phentermine works really well at controlling hunger and cravings so it’s easy to follow the plan when you are never really hungry.

One thing I did make sure was that my first meal of the day consisted of delicious protein. This pushed my body into fat burning mode and not fat storing mode.

It’s funny that in our weight loss program we make you eat to lose weight… While other weight loss programs have you starve yourself to lose weight.

So here are 8 yummy recipes that I enjoyed on my weight loss journey. I have them labeled as breakfast but you can eat them anytime of the day for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

These recipes are taken from the book The 100: Count Only Sugar Calories Diet Book by Jorge Cruise. It’s a great book and has lots of low sugar recipes. I definitely recommend you read it.

So here are the recipes:

Breakfast Recipes:

Skinny Muffin Recipe:

  • Quarter cup ground flax
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 TSP cinnamon powder
  • 1 TSP coconut oil
  • ½ TBSP of butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 packet of stevia
  • Mix all ingredients together in a coffee mug microwave for 50 seconds

Breakfast 1:

  • 1 skinny muffin with butter, served with coffee with half-and-half.
  • 0 sugar calories 

Breakfast 2:

  • 2 eggs scrambled with a quarter cup of red bell peppers, a half cup of spinach, a half cup of grated cheddar cheese, served with a side of 2 strips of bacon and coffee with half-and-half.
  • 0 Total Carbohydrates and 0 Sugar Calories

Breakfast 3:

  • 2 eggs sunny side up, served over 8 asparagus spears topped with 1 tablespoon of Parmesan cheese served with coffee with half-and-half.
  • 0 Total Carbohydrates and 0 Sugar Calories

Breakfast 4:

  • 2 eggs beaten with 2 tablespoons of half-and-half,, 1/8 teaspoon of salt, 1/8 teaspoon of pepper, 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, 1/4 cup of chopped zucchini, 1/4 cup of chopped red bell pepper and 1 tablespoon of chopped red onions divided into 2 muffin tin cups and bake at 350° for about 20 minutes served with coffee with half-and-half.
  • 0 Total Carbohydrates and 0 Sugar Calories

Breakfast 5:

  • Omelette made of two eggs, a quarter cup of shredded Mexican cheese blend and 2 tablespoons of chunky salsa served with coffee with half-and-half.
  • 0 Total Carbohydrates and 0 Sugar Calories

Breakfast 6:

  • 1 skinny muffin with 2 tablespoons of walnuts, added to the mix, with butter served with coffee and half-and-half.
  • 0 Total Carbohydrates and 0 Sugar Calories

Breakfast 7:

  • 2 fried eggs served with 2 breakfast sausage links and with coffee with half-and-half.
  • 0 Total Carbohydrates and 0 Sugar Calories

Breakfast 8:

  • 1 cup of cottage cheese mixed with one-quarter cup of chopped walnuts, served with coffee with half-and-half.
  • 0 Total Carbohydrates and 0 Sugar Calories

So there you have it. Some of the quick and easy recipes that helped me lose weight.

If you would like help with your weight loss call us at 215-821-7336 for a free consultation.

3 Weight Loss Recipes to Satisfy the Biggest Appetite by Medical Weight Loss Philadelphia

If you are one of our  medical weight loss patients you know that I am always trying new recipes that will make losing weight delicious, simple easy and fun. And if I may say so myself I have done a fantastic job in finding and experimenting with these 3 recipes. My favorite is the smoothie recipe because not only is this delicious but it totally satisfied my hunger. So in our efforts to have our weight loss patients lose 2 – 5 pounds a week here are the recipes:

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Dr. Kenny’s Ultimate Weight Loss Smoothie: I just made this for breakfast this morning and it is one of the best tasting smoothies that I have ever had.

 

Ingredients:

  •  2 ounces of any non-dairy milk product like unsweetened almond milk –  hazelnut or coconut milk.
  •  2 ounces of heavy cream.
  • 1 scoop of our Solutions-4 protein powder that is sugar-free and is very low in carbohydrates.
  • 1 tablespoon of either almonds butter or melted coconut oil.
  • 1 handful of kale.
  •  2 tablespoons of flaxseeds.
  • 1/4 cup of blueberries –  optional. The blueberries are optional. I made the smoothie for my wife with blueberries because she likes things to be sweet tasting. But I made mine without the blueberries because I am trying to keep my blood sugar levels as low as possible.
  • Combine all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until nice and smooth.
  • This is a fantastic recipe because it gives you good healthy protein, good healthy  omega-3 fats and a nice dose of healthy nutrients and antioxidants from the kale and blueberries.

Egg Drop Soup*

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups of low-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 teaspoons of reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground white pepper
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1/2 cup frozen baby peas
  • 8 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 green onions sliced

Instructions:

In a large saucepan combine 5 cups of the broth, the soy sauce, garlic and pepper. Bring them to a boil. Thinly slice the carrots and add them to the broth. Add the peas to the broth and return to boiling. Stirring the cornstarch into the remaining 1 cup of broth, stir into soup. Reduce the heat and cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly, cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from the heat. Place eggs in a liquid measuring, and use a fork to beat the eggs. While gently stirring the broth, pour the eggs in a thin stream into the soup. The eggs will perform fine shreds.

This is a delicious low carbohydrate recipe that gives you plenty of good healthy protein and healthy fat. In order to keep my body weight down and also to keep my blood sugar levels down I eat this at least once a day. And I actually prefer it better with out the baby peas and carrots. But that is just my personal taste; my children actually enjoy it with the carrots and baby peas. So that’s all up to your personal taste. Again this is an awesome recipe if you are trying to lose weight because it gives you a good amount of protein and good omega-3 fats. I hope you enjoy this recipe is much as I do. *This recipe was taken from the “ultimate diabetes cookbook” and this is a better homes and Gardens book.

Olive and Mushroom Frittata*

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 cup of sliced fresh cremini mushrooms
  • 2 cups of coarsely shredded fresh Swiss chard or spinach
  • 1 large shallot thinly sliced
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon of dried rosemary crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon of salt 1/4 cup of thinly sliced pitted Kalamata olives
  •  1/3 cup of shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions:

Preheat the broiler. In  a broilerproof medium nonstick skillet  heat oil over medium heat. Add the mushrooms to the skillet and cook for 3 minutes stirring occasionally. Then add the Swiss chard or spinach and cook for approximately 5 minutes or until the mushrooms and chart are tender, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl whisk together the eggs, egg whites, rosemary, pepper and salt. Pour the egg mixture over vegetables in the skillet. Then cook over medium heat. Add the mixture sets  run a spatula around the edge of the skillet, lifting the egg mixture so the uncooked portion flows underneath. Continue cooking and lifting edges until the egg mixture is almost set and the surface is just slightly moist. Sprinkle with the olives, and then add the cheese over top of everything. Broil for approximately 4 inches from the heat for about 2 minutes or until the top is lightly browned and the center is set you should let this stand for 5 minutes. This makes 4 servings. *This recipe was taken from the “ultimate diabetes cookbook” and this is a better homes and Gardens book.

I hope you enjoy these recipes as much  As I do.

If you need help with weight loss and achieving your health and wellness goals please call us for a free consultation at 215-821-7336. Thank you and have a fantastic day.

 

*Recipes taken from the “ultimate diabetes cookbook” and this is a better homes and Gardens book.

Weight Loss Tips And Recipes – Medical Weight Loss Philadelphia

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Yes you can eat fantastic tasting food and still lose weight. If you are tired of plain old diet food recipes you are going to love these recipes because they not only tastes good but they are very quick and easy to make.

These are really simple recipes for stuffed eggs and chicken wings. I suggest that you prepare a bunch of these ahead of time and store them in your refrigerator. They are simple and easy to make and if you’re like me sometimes you get the cravings are having urge to snack. And eating a few of the stuffed eggs satisfy your cravings and they also help keep your belly flat.

If you have read one of my other post in this website titled Confessions of a Medical Weight-Loss Doctor you know that at the beginning of this year I was diagnosed with diabetes and my blood sugar level was close to 300.

Well I am happy to say that this morning when I tested my blood sugar level it was down to 95. If I may say so myself this is quite an accomplishment. Decreasing your blood sugar level from 300 down to 95 in only 6 weeks is totally amazing.  And I haven’t been able to do this by enjoying the yummy recipes that I’m about to give you now and by eating the other low carbohydrate recipes that you see here throughout our website.

Not only has my blood sugar level decreased significantly I have also lost a tremendous amount of weight.

These recipes are taken from the book 1001 low-carb recipes by Dana Carpender

Chicken Wings Mustard and Lemon Style

  • 10 chicken wings
  • 3 tablespoons of brown mustard
  • 2 tablespoons of Stevia
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt

Preheat your oven to 400°F. Arrange the chicken wings in a baking pan. Mix together all the other ingredients. We are going to brush half of the mixture over the wings and bake for 20 – 25 minutes. Turn the chicken wings and price with the rest of the mixture and bake for approximately another 20 – 25 minutes.

Spicy Stuffed Eggs

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of minced onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon of cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon of garlic finely minced
  • Peel the eggs and slice them in half. Remove the yolks into a mixing bowl and arrange the whites on a plate. Mash the yolks well with a fork and then mash in the mayonnaise and yogurt. When the mixture is smooth stir in the remaining ingredients. Spoon the mixture back into the hollows of the egg whites. You could also sprinkle a little bit of chili powder or paprika on top of them. They should make 12 pieces each with 3 g of protein, 1 g of carbohydrate, a trace bit of dietary fiber and 1 g of usable carbohydrates.

Onion Eggs

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs
  • 5 tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon of spicy brown or Dijon mustard
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons of minced sweet red onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt

Peel eggs and slice the eggs in half. carefully remove the yolks into a mixing bowl and arrange the whites on a platter. Mash the yolks with a fork and stir in the mayonnaise mustard onion and salt and mix until nice and smooth. Spoon the mixture back into the hollows of the egg whites and serve. This makes 12 halves each with a trace of carbohydrates and fiber in approximately 3 g of protein.

Fish Eggs

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of sour cream
  • 1/4 cup of moist smoked salmon – mashed
  • 1 tablespoon of charred grated horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons minced sweet red onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt

Peel the eggs and slice them in half. Carefully remove the yolks into a mixing bowl and arrange the whites on a plate. Mash the yolks with a fork and stir in the mayonnaise, sour cream, salmon, horseradish, onion and soft  until they are nice and smooth and creamy. Then spoon the mixture back into the hollows of the egg whites.

Blue Cheese Eggs

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt
  • 2 and ounces of blue cheese crumbled
  • 3 scallions minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt

Peel the eggs and slice the eggs in half. Carefully remove the yolks into a mixing bowl and arrange the whites on a plate. Mash the yolks with a fork and stir in the mayonnaise and here. And the yolks are smooth mash in the blue cheese and stir in the scallions and salt. Then spoon the yolk mixture back into the hollows in the egg whites.

Ham and Eggs

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 1/4 ounces of deviled ham
  • 4 teaspoons of spicy brown mustard
  • 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • paprika

Peel the eggs and slice the eggs in half. Carefully remove the yolks into a mixing bowl and arrange the whites on a plate. Mash the yolks with a fork and stir in the mayonnaise, ham, mustard and the salt until it’s nice and smooth. Then spoon the mixture back into the hollows in the egg whites. You can sprinkle with paprika for a little bit of extra taste.

Firehouse Eggs

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1/3 cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons horseradish mustard
  • 1 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning

Peel the eggs and slice them in half. Carefully remove the yolks into a mixing bowl and arrange the whites on a plate. Mash the yolks with a fork and stir in the mayonnaise and the mustard until it’s nice and creamy. Then add the Cajun seasoning and mix it all together well. Spoon the mixture back into hollows in the egg whites.

So there you have it. Some of my favorite low carb recipes.

If you are looking to do any type of low carbohydrate diet I highly suggest that you purchase the book by Dana Carpender 1001 low-carb recipes. It is a great low carb cook book if you are looking to lose weight.

If you would like more information on our Medical Weight Loss Program in Philadelphia and Bucks County PA just call us for a free consultation at 215-821-7336.