Dr. Timothy S. Harlan, assistant professor of clinical medicine at Tulane who also is known as Dr. Gourmet, has launched the The Real World Diet, the newest version of his free, online diet and menu planner.
"I designed The Real World Diet because people need a real world alternative to silly fad diets," Dr. Harlan said. "People don't have time to cook every night and create separate meals for themselves and their kids. With the features we've built into the planner, it can be easier than ever to eat healthy and lose weight. It's a plan you can live with."
Grounded in evidence-based medicine, the online planner includes the following features:
Harlan is a practicing internist who was raised in the restaurant business and is the author of cookbooks as well as patient education materials.