There is a new diet out that should really shake things up. People claim to lose as much as 30 pounds in 14 days. Apparently eating the right combination of food inhibits the hypothalamic response to hunger cravings so you are not hungry. At the same time, the increase in energy metabolism via glycolysis and ATP production burns fat at an accelerated rate. The diet consists of eating eggs and grapefruit for breakfast while consuming eggplant and steak at night. You only eat twice a day and meditate about eating four times per day.

Ok, did you think I was serious for at least part of that? I made up every word. None of it is true.

Why is it we are always looking for the next diet? Our problem is not that we don't have enough diets. Execution of those diets is the problem. You can pick the diet, and as long as it is reasonable, if you stick to it, you will probably lose weight. It is the sticking to it part we seem to have trouble with. Why do you think that is?

Here's why. You haven't designed and created your health plan for life. You need to decide what is important to you and how you will achieve it. You have to do exactly what everyone else did to be healthy, and that is choose to be healthy and then come up with a plan to do so. More importantly you need to stick to that promise. Areas of your plan should include diet, supplements, exercise, sleep, mind, and spirit.

I challenge you to create your own health plan for life. Take some time and just think about where you are health wise and where you want go. If you need some help, get my book The Green Beret Doctor's Health Plan for Life. It is dirt cheap and a heck of a lot cheaper than poor health. If for any reason you don't love it, just return it, and I will give you your money back. I promise the principles inside it will give you long lasting weight loss and health.

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Tim Reynolds founded Living Every Minute in 2009 to allow him to share his passion for finding success in every minute with others. He dedicates countless hours each week to helping other people change their lives through mentoring, life building, giving inspirational talks and writing for his free weekly newsletter.

Life wasn't always the picture of perfection it is now for Dr. Tim. In fact, he was the first member of his family to graduate high school. He joined the military shortly after graduation, where he graduated from the Special Forces Q-course in July of 1982. He served as a Green Beret medic on an A-Team, as the Battalion medic and eventually as a Special Forces Battalion Surgeon for the 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He served both enlisted and as an officer for 17 years.

After getting out of the military, Dr. Tim decided he wanted to go to college to be a doctor. His guidance counselor told him he was too old. He would be 32 before he finished his degree. He told her, "I'm going to be 32 either way." He went on to graduate college with honors.

It was his passion for helping people that inspired him to become a medical doctor, and in 1993 he graduated Summa Cum Laude with an MD degree from the University of Utah. He completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Texas A&M Scott and White in 1996 and is board certified in emergency medicine. He is the managing partner for HealthCARE Express, a group of urgent care clinics rapidly expanding across the United States.

Prior to starting HealthCARE Express in 2006, Dr. Tim held numerous positions across the medical field, including: medical director of the Wadley Regional Medical Center Emergency Department and level II trauma center; president of E-Med Services, LLP and of E-Med Billing Solutions, LLP; associate clinical professor for the Area Health Education Center at the University of Arkansas; and founding member of the Greater People’s Clinic of Texarkana Board of Directors.

In addition to his medical experience, Dr. Tim is also an entrepreneur and successful businessman. He is currently the chief executive officer of TL Reynolds Properties, LLP, a real estate investment company; and he is a managing partner of JJET Developments Ltd., a real estate development company.

Dr. Tim has served on numerous other committees and boards throughout both the medical and business communities and is published in various journals and publications. He is sought after as a presenter at many national conferences.

In his leisure time, Dr. Tim enjoys spending time on his Ranch in Atlanta, Texas, where he lives with his beautiful wife, Pam, and their five amazing children. He holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, is a SCUBA rescue diver, and a pilot. He also enjoys body building, golf, and hiking.

Dr. Tim is a world traveler, having visited over 40 countries on six of the seven continents. He is a firm believer in Living Every Minute of life and teaching others to do the same.

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