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Dr. Travis Stork: The Doctor's Diet

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Unhealthy eating is an American epidemic. Doctor Travis Stork has devised a flexible and workable diet plan to conquer weight loss with the recipes, and lifestyle habits to break the cycle.

  • Unhealthy eating is an American epidemic with a death toll higher than that of car accidents, drug abuse, smoking, and gun violence combined
  • This plan is truly the way Dr. Travis lives and eats every day
  • Dr. Travis takes tremendous pride in teaching people how to avoid preventable illnesses therefore, this book is meant to inspire.  It is a compilation of recipes and lifestyle habits that he, himself, prepares and abides by.
  • 10 Food Prescriptions: Identify and presents remedies for "breaking up with sugar" naturally, making healthier yet fulfilling food choices, and busts food myths that have misled many dieters. Examples -
    • Conquering mindless eating – becoming fully aware of food and its impact on your health and your life
    • Putting protein to work – focuses on benefits of a protein-rich diet
    • Choosing super-filling, fat-burning carbohydrates
    • Stop fearing fat
  • Step 1 - STAT Plan, a 14-day jump-start that includes breakfasts, lunches, dinner and snacks designed according to specifically formulated daily Meal Plan Equations created to help jump-start weight loss. Moderately high in protein, smart amounts of unsaturated fat and omega-3 fats, rich in dietary fiber and low in simple carbohydrates and unhealthy fats.
  • Step 2 - 14-day RESTORE Plan, designed to keep the pounds coming off while adding more flexibility and choices to the Equations.  Expands fruit, whole grain, protein, and healthy fat choices and portions.  The goal is to allow one to lose weight by eating reasonable amounts of tasty yet the healthiest of foods.
  • Step 3 - MAINTAIN Plan, how Dr. Travis lives his life!  He enjoys meals because they taste good and contribute to his overall health. A culmination of all the great advice, tips, approaches and information learned so far but builds in extra freedom and flexibility that allows one to tailor the plan completely to personal tastes.
  • This is a truly customizable plan.
  • Highlights and champions rewards of healthy eating and accompanying weight loss including:
    • Body chemistry & physical changes
    • Blood sugar changes that could save your life
    • Changes in chronic inflammation
    • More satisfying sleep
    • Lower risk of Cancer
  • Easy to follow food lists, recipes and meal plans including modifications for vegetarians, gluten-free individuals, meat-lovers, and everyone in between. Examples:
    • High-protein breakfast smoothie
    • Mediterranean Skillet Scramble
    • Banana-Egg Pancakes
    • Tex-Mex Salad
    • Tuscan Bean Salad
    • Parmesan Chicken
    • Quick-Fix Spinach Lasagna
    • Baked Ginger-Marinated Pork or Chicken

Fun Facts About Dr. Travis Stork: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American emergency physician and television personality, best known for appearing on The Bachelor, and as the host of the syndicated daytime talk show, The Doctors.

2) Stork graduated magna cum laude from Duke University, and earned his M.D. from the University of Virginia. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Before returning to Vanderbilt as a faculty physician, he worked as an attending physician in a private hospital system in Colorado. Dr. Stork currently splits his time between Nashville and Los Angeles, where he hosts the syndicated television show "The Doctors". On October 9, 2013 Dr. Stork joined tele health company MDLIVE as Chairman of its Medical Advisory Board.

3) Stork was the bachelor during season 8 of The Bachelor. During the season finale of the show, Travis Stork chose school teacher, Sarah Stone, who coincidentally lived only a few blocks away from his residence. In the end the relationship dissolved, and both profess that there are no hard feelings about the breakup.

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