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Healthy Eating

Here you will find tons of information about healthy eating and incorporating the principles of healthy nutrition into your daily life. Built around Dr. Cederquist’s nutritional foundation for healthy weight loss, these articles place a wealth of information right at your fingertips.

How to Diet to Lose Weight

Easy and effective steps that you can take to avoid cheating on your diet.


There’s nothing more frustrating than trying a diet to lose weight and not seeing any results. If you’re tired of fad diets and gimmicks, maybe it’s time to try something new and learn how to diet to lose weight. Don't worry if you're new on the dieting scene because we're here to help you every step of the way. With these dieting tips and fresh, healthy entrees from bistroMD, you're on the right path to success. So just sit back and enjoy the ride.

Here are some general rules of thumb if you want to learn how to lose weight:

      - Drink plenty of water and avoid sugary beverages

      - Banish tempting foods from your pantry

      - Stay busy—you don’t want to eat just because you’re bored

      - No grazing! Eat on a plate, at a table

      - Don’t skip meals

Follow a dedicated, nutrition-oriented diet meal delivery program

One of the fastest ways to lose weight and eat healthy is to try a diet meal delivery program.

BistroMD knows a thing or two about successful weight-loss and we can teach you how to diet to lose weight too.

We were founded by Dr. Caroline Cederquist, a bariatric physician with over 20 years of experience. Caroline and her husband, Ed, affectionately called the Foodie started bistroMD because they wanted to share the message that healthy weight-loss can be achieved through food and have lasting results.

We want to show you how to diet to lose weight so you can become a lighter, healthier you.

We are built on the foundation of healthy weight loss that is based on real science and the unique knowledge that food is medicine. 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.

Our entrees contain a scientific balance of complex carbohydrates, like vegetables, whole grains and fiber along with lean protein and healthy fat ratios.

We’re also based on integrity, something we pride ourselves upon. That means we would not serve you anything that we would not eat with our families at our own dinner table.

How to diet to lose weight: try exercising

Healthy eating is a great step to successful weight-loss, but exercise will help you go that extra mile. Try cardio and strength training exercise routines. Try five days of cardio exercise and three alternating days of strength training. Start slow and work up your endurance to avoid injuring yourself and have fun with it.

BistroMD’s programs

With other 200 recipes and a customizable menu, you shouldn’t have a problem finding something delicious to order.

We have a men or a women’s program and the option to receive five-or-seven-days’ worth of healthy meals. The seven day option comes with the My Night feature where you can try cooking yourself or indulge in your favorite fattening snack you’ve missed so much. The two programs range from $130-$160 and EATS, our essential and tasty snacks are also an additional option at $1.50 per snack. The number of snacks you receive per day is based on your gender. Women receive two snacks per day and men receive three snacks per day.

Written By bistroMD Team. Published on May 31, 2013. Updated on June 14, 2019.


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