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  • More Proof That the Cooking Light Diet is the Healthy Way to Lose Weight

    *This post summarizes a recent study finding that people who replace ultra-processed foods with natural, whole foods improve both their overall health and chances of lost weight. There’s nothing better than validation you’re on the right track! A new NIH study supports what we on the Cooking Light Diet team have been recommending for years. Replacing ultra-processed foods with more real, … Read More

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  • The Best Carbs for Weight Loss

    Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD, is the James Beard award-winning lead dietitian on the Cooking Light Diet. Watch the video to see which carbs to add to your diet and a few strategies that will shift your carbohydrate intake to higher quality. Try a custom meal plan from Cooking Light Diet today and start experiencing a balanced, healthy, delicious diet! Video … Read More

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  • Why Healthy Fat is Essential

    One of the many advantages to joining the Cooking Light Diet is having access to our staff of professionals. In particular, members can tap into the expertise of our James Beard award-winning lead dietitian, Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD, who’s been an instrumental part of the team since we launched our service in 2014. Here Carolyn shows us how the Cooking … Read More

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  • Do Calories Matter?

    One of the many advantages to joining the Cooking Light Diet is having access to our staff of professionals. In particular, members can tap into the expertise of our James Beard award-winning lead dietitian, Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD, who’s been an instrumental part of the team since we launched our service in 2014. Here Carolyn shows us how the Cooking … Read More

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  • How To Use Weight Watchers With The Cooking Light Diet

    How to Use Weight Watchers with the Cooking Light Diet . Credit: Getty Images/courtneyk

    Eating food that satisfies makes a huge difference when it comes to losing weight and maintaining that loss. But, I totally understand people’s doubt when I tell them this. How successful can you really be if your eating plan has flexibility and a “no foods off-limits” approach? It turns out…pretty successful! AND, much more than a restrictive diet. In fact, a 2016 … Read More

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  • Here’s How To Incorporate The Cooking Light Diet With Other Diet Plans (And Get Results)

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    When choosing a weight loss or healthy eating plan, finding one that works for your lifestyle is key. The Cooking Light Diet has become just that for many, but it’s also become a great tool to support other diet plans. Thanks to its unique offering of customized meal plans and recipes, the Cooking Light Diet enables you to be even more … Read More

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  • Ask A Dietitian: Does the Proportion of Protein, Carbs, and Fat in My Meals Matter?

    Our expert dietitian Carolyn Williams shares her thoughts on "natural foods" and what that label does—or doesn't—mean to the consumer.

    *This post deals with the proportion of macronutrients (protein, carbs, and fat) in your meals. One of the many advantages to joining the Cooking Light Diet is having access to our staff of professionals. In particular, members can tap into the expertise of our James Beard Award-winning lead dietitian, Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD, who’s been an instrumental part of the … Read More