In order to combat the added calories, I developed a very simple “Candy Cane Diet” that works which I first jokingly blogged about on MySpace back in 2005. Sounds weird, right? But believe it or not, people actually used MySpace at one time. And for the handful of friends that may have read it six years ago, I’ve been on this seasonal diet (Nov-Jan) since then and revised the plan with even more research to back up my findings.
Last week when I arrived to my parents house with a few boxes of Bob’s Candy Canes, my dad knew they weren’t tree decorations and said, “Are you back on the ‘Candy Cane Diet’ Dale?” The answer was “yes” and here’s how it works: I’ll keep it short and sweet:
2. This diet is less expensive than weight loss supplements, drinks, or paid programs.
3. Whether you have a sweet tooth or not, this diet works and canes can be substituted with Peppermint tea.
3. Snack around 3pm-Like oranges, nuts, pretzel crisps, string cheese, greek yogurt with honey & berries
4. After dinner, as soon as you feel full instead of indulging in desserts, grab a candy cane
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This diet is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. And exercise (even if it’s just walking) and drinking H20 helps, as with any diet.