The Total Choice Plan Instructions

When on the Total Choice Plan, what to eat is never a guessing game, and each recipe is already portioned out for you to get you the weight-loss results you deserve.

The Total Choice Plan Instructions

The Total Choice Plan is a calorie-controlled meal plan created by Dr. Michael Roizen and nutritionist Kristin Kirkpatrick from the Cleveland Clinic, both of whom kept your health and taste buds in mind when designing the two-track eating plan. When on the Total Choice Plan, what to eat is never a guessing game, and each recipe is already portioned out for you to get you the weight-loss results you deserve. Read on for instructions on how you can get started.

Find Your Plan

Take the Total Choice Assessment to determine if you should follow the 1200-calorie or 1600-calorie meal plan. The assessment gives you the plan best suited for you based on your age, height and activity level.

All men should follow the 1600-calorie plan.

Click here for the Total Choice Assessment.

4 Steps to Shedding Your Pandemic Pounds

Forgive yourself, and start walking toward a healthier you.

For those of you who have put on the Pandemic Pounds or added several new COVID Curves, you are not alone. Alarmingly, the American Psychological Association has recently published that almost half of all adults in their survey now have a larger physique. In fact, 42% of people reported gaining roughly 15 pounds (the average published was surprisingly 29 pounds but that included outliers) over the past year. Interestingly, 20% of adults in this survey lost about 12 pounds (I am surely not in this group). Clearly, there is a relationship between stress and weight change. In addition, one in four adults disclosed an increase in alcohol consumption, and 67% of participants distressingly revealed that they have new sleeping patterns.

This past year has brought about what has been called the 'new normal.' Social isolation and inactivity due to quarantining and remote working have sadly contributed to the decline in many people's mental and physical health, as demonstrated by the widespread changes in people's weight, alcohol consumption, and sleeping patterns. Gym closures, frequent ordering of unhealthy takeout, and increased time at home cooking and devouring comfort foods have had a perceptible impact. In addition, many people have delayed routine medical care and screening tests over fear of contracting Covid-19 during these visits. Unfortunately, the 'new normal' has now placed too many people at risk for serious health consequences, including heart attacks and strokes.

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