Dr. Sanford Siegal
April 23, 2008
A Tale of Three (or Four) Cookie Diets

In 1975, I created the concept of a weight loss system that features a special cookie to control hunge...
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April 16, 2008
Cookies, Madonna, and (No) Sex

What a week this is turning out to be. It all began last Sunday evening when my Blackberry started to go crazy...
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January 07, 2008
Hardly a 'Flash in the Pan' Fad

I was on national TV over the weekend. E! Entertainment Network ran a two-hour special about diets that inc...
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October 21, 2007
Can't Seem to Lose Weight No Matter How Little You Eat? Could Be Your Thyroid

Oprah announces to the world that she has a thyroid problem a...
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August 20, 2007
A Simple Cardiovascular Risk Self-Test that Could Save Your Life

I want to share with you a simple, do-it-yourself test to measure your card...
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August 11, 2007
The Magic Pill: Eat What You Want, Lose Weight, and Have Sudden, Unexpected, Explosive Bowel Movements

I don't usually joke about obesity. I...
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July 10, 2007
Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™ History

Since launching our www.CookieDietOnline.com web site in May, I've received many emails from peop...
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February 18, 2007
I'm Flattered

They say that "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." Well, I'm feeling very flattered these days. Over the last 35 y...
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Dr. Siegal's Blog
February 18, 2007

I'm Flattered

They say that "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." Well, I'm feeling very flattered these days. Over the last 35 years, imitators of Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™ have come and gone, almost without notice. But all of a sudden there's a whole new crop of imitators. Stories of our patients' success has obviously gotten around, and opportunistic copy cats have come out of the woodwork.


I've had my share of publicity over the years. When ABC's Good Morning America invited me to come on the show to discuss the Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™, I brought along a few of our successful patients. In the weeks that followed, I received thousands of letters and email messages asking every conceivable question about our cookie and our program. The recent flurry of news about our plans to expand the availability of the Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™ to new areas, and about the legal action we've taken to protect our trademarks and other intellectual property, are having a similar effect. Every day, more and more people around the world are hearing about Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™. The result: "knock-offs" of our Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™ are popping up. It doesn't matter that none of them have the first notion of what goes into our secret formula. You can't believe how aggressive some of these schemers have been. One company displayed “before and after” pictures of Siegal Medical Group patients on its website as if they were of their own patients. But that's nothing compared to the one that displayed a picture of a man with a caption that read, “Dr. Sanford Siegal.” Guess what? The guy in the picture isn't me, and I'll bet his name isn't Sanford Siegal.


There are not only bogus Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™ wannabes. There are spin-offs. Don't be surprised if one day you're hit with “The Hot Fudge Sundae Diet" or "The Spare Ribs Diet." Let's set the record straight. As of now, February of 2007, Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™ is only available at medical offices in Dade, Broward, and Collier Counties in Florida. Anyone else who claims to have Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™ cookies, shakes, or soup, is an impostor. Remember that and you won't be taken in by phony representations. Soon we will be expanding the availability of Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™ to other areas of Florida and other states. It will be available from select drug stores and health professionals outside of the above counties. This will not affect the continuing availability of Dr. Siegal's® COOKIE DIET™ at Siegal Medical Group's offices in Miami Lakes, Kendall and Davie.