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Diet Solutions

Have a question about diets like the Mediterranean diet, South Beach Diet, or Zone Diet? Would you like to learn more about creating a low-sodium, diabetes, or gluten-free diet? You've come to the right place!

Diet Plans Can Revolutionize your Life

There is no need to be afraid of the hurdle that is getting started on a diet. A flexible diet plan can ease you into a healthier lifestyle without the struggle of calorie counting or starving yourself.


If you feel tired and sluggish all the time, it may be due to what you’re eating because after all, you are what you eat.

Foods that are high in sugar, chemicals, trans fat and sodium will sap your energy and leave you feeling completely lethargic.  This includes fast and processed food too. Stay away from those devils if you want to keep looking and feeling your best.  If you are now thinking, “Does that mean I should change my diet plan?” The answer is entirely up to you—but the rewards of healthy eating are amazing.

A diet plan doesn’t mean you must eat food that tastes like cardboard, devoid of any flavor. It does mean, however, that you need to pay more attention to food labels in order to avoid harmful toxins that don’t do anything good for your body.

Do your foods contain toxins?

Unfortunately, some of the best tasting foods are full of toxic substances.

Food processing exposes food to unnatural heating processes as well as chemicals to stimulate our taste buds.  While the pizza, soft drinks and cookies you’re being tempted by may be appealing; they are probably full of compounds that cause oxidative damage.  Ultimately, these foods are linked with diseases and health problems that include everything from poor wound healing to diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.

Avoiding these processed foods can be very difficult, especially for people who are busy and tired at the end of a long work day.  This is why selecting the right diet plan, for those who want to start shedding the pounds, is a good first step. 

Some diet plans limit what you can eat, how much you can eat or offer bland, tasteless entrees.  This is why it’s important to shop around for a diet plan that suis you and your lifestyle.

BistroMD was developed by a bariatric physician. Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. developed the company’s nutritional foundation over more than two decades of clinical experience working with patients in her private practice.  During that time, Dr. Cederquist saw firsthand what worked and what didn’t work.  Over the years, bistroMD has helped countless people in their quest to lose weight, get healthy, boost their energy and even look younger. 

One person who has reaped the benefits of bistroMD’s diet plan is Mia and here is her story:

Mia’s story

Mia suffered from a debilitating illness known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, which often led to a lot of time stuck in bed.  As a result, Mia gained weight.

Depressed and determined to eat away her emotions, Mia knew she needed a change. One of her clients told her about bistroMD and it was love at first sight.

“Portion control is so cliché to me and eating bistroMD, I didn’t have to stress over this. The food just made me feel better. My physical strength and energy levels went through the roof.

Even though Mia is a 45 year-old grandmother, people think she is far younger than that.  She attributes this fact to the nutritional foundations of bistroMD’s diet plans.

We have a men and a women’s program with the option to receive five-or-seven-days’ worth of healthy meals from our proven diet plans, delivered to your door.

The seven day option comes with the My Night feature, your one night a week indulge in your favorite foods.

The two programs range from $130-$160 and EATS, our essential and tasty snacks are just $1.50 per snack. Women receive two snacks per day and men receive three snacks per day.

Written By bistroMD Team. Published on July 22, 2013. Updated on June 12, 2019.


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