Dieting For Dummies

Dieting For Dummies

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"Close to a bull's eye for those who are serious about losing weight." Dallas Morning News "Sound, practical, and comprehensive chock-full of great information." USA Today Praise for Dieting For Dummies(R) "Our hands-down favorite. Like all good health books, it's one to keep and refer to again and again." - Detroit Free Press "Gets under the skin of weight loss - what works, what doesn't, and why - in ways few books do." - Dallas Morning News "Good, solid advice as well as helpful hints in an easily understood form." - Barbara Kafka, author of Soup: A Way of Life Your practical guide to slimming down and staying trim! Includes recipes and nutritional analyses of common foods If you're tired of the fad diet roller coaster, then this friendly, authoritative guide is for you. Prepared under the supervision of the American Dietetic Association, it explains how to move beyond gimmicks - and develop a lifetime eating plan that will take the weight off and keep it off. Discover how to: Understand your relationship with food Develop an effective weight-loss strategy Eat healthy at home and in restaurants Cope with cravings and setbacks Evaluate diet programs, drugs, and fads Get smart! www dummies.com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummies Daily e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answersshow more

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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 589.67g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 0764551264
  • 9780764551260

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: A Healthy Weight. Chapter 1: Exploring the Connection between Weight and Health. Chapter 2: Assessing Your Own Weight. Chapter 3: Are You Destined to Be Overweight? PART II: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food. Chapter 4: Calorie Basics. Chapter 5: Understanding Your Relationship with Food. Chapter 6: Getting Over Overeating. Chapter 7: Eating Disorders: When Dieting Goes Too Far. Chapter 8: What to Do If Your Child Is Overweight. PART III: A Plan for Healthful Living. Chapter 9: Eating for Your Health: The Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Chapter 10: Putting Healthful Eating Guidelines into Practice. Chapter 11: A Matter of Taste: Using Fat Substitutes and Artificial Sweeteners. Chapter 12: Becoming More Active. Chapter 13: Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle. PART IV: Shopping, Cooking, and Dining Out. Chapter 14: Healthy Grocery Shopping. Chapter 15: Outfitting and Using Your Kitchen. Chapter 16: Eating Healthfully While Eating Out. PART V: Enlisting Outside Help. Chapter 17: Getting Help from a Weight-Loss Professional. Chapter 18: Using Medications for Weight Control. Chapter 19: Joining a Weight-Loss Program. Chapter 20: Sorting Fact from Fiction: Fad Diets and Dieting Scams. PART VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten Myths about Dieting. Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Cut Calories. Chapter 23: Ten Rules for Healthy Living. Chapter 24: More Than Ten Recipes to Live On. Appendix A: Weight Management Resources. Appendix B: The Nutrients in Food. Index. Book Registration Information.show more

About Jane Kirby

Jane Kirby, a registered dietician, is the former editor of Eating Well and the author of several cookbooks. The American Dietetic Association is the world's largest group of food and health professionals.show more

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