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Gourmet Meal Delivery: Call It Your Anti Sick Medicine


Winter—time to get out your Kleenex boxes and embrace the sniffles. For many people, this is what we call flu season. That doesn’t mean you’re going to be bed-ridden all winter long—but you may want to consider taking extra good care of your body. This means eating healthy and you may want to consider a gourmet meal delivery service for more convenience.

Simply stepping outside in the blistering cold without a jacket on isn’t enough to give you the sniffles and a violent coughing fit; but, being exposed to cold weather for long periods of time without adequate clothing can cause your body’s core temperature to drop./ We also call this hypothermia

Also, rapidly and frequently switching from outside air to dry indoor air can trigger the inhalation of virus-bearing mucus—which may trigger colds and lower respiratory infections.

Here are some steps you can take to protect your body against the bitter cold.

Open your windows and let your house breathe too

It’s not hard to find yourself trapped inside during the long winter months, but these tips can help make the air you breathe better: open your windows; invest in air cleaning plants like Boston ferns and snake plants; frequently change your home’s heating and air conditioning filters; and vacuum frequently. 

Clean air means less stress on your immune system and healthy entrees from a gourmet meal delivery service will lessen your chance of catching those nasty winter colds.

A clean diet helps boost your immune system by incorporating a nice balance of healthy vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that your body craves.

If you’re looking for something fast and convenient without the hassle of frequenting the grocery store, bistroMD offers a gourmet meal delivery service that can help you successfully lose weight.

We cook with the freshest ingredients and have over 200 recipes and a customizable menu so you should have no problem finding something to satisfy your taste buds.

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.

It only takes a few weeks to start seeing results. You don’t have anything to lose, but the fat!

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

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.

Get your beauty rest

Lack of sleep can seriously impair how well your immune system functions.  Plus, when you don’t get enough rest, it can trigger inflammation throughout your body, which can make you feel achy all day—and nobody wants that.

The importance of a well-rounded diet

BistroMD focuses on gourmet meal delivery that is both tasty and nutritionally balanced.  BistroMD was founded by bariatric physician, Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. who makes sure all of our entrees receive the proper nutritional components your body needs to be healthy. 

By choosing to eat a well-rounded diet from a gourmet meal delivery service, you will experience all or most of these sensations:

1. Weight loss

2. Dramatically increased energy levels

3. Increased physical strength

4. Less pain

5. The ability to exercise

6. You’ll look younger too!

These benefits plus a better immune system are all you need to get through those dreary winter months. Feel free to browse our Health Library for more health tips and tricks.
Written By bistroMD Team. Published on July 24, 2013. Updated on July 24, 2013.


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