The Natural Fat-Loss Pharmacy

The Natural Fat-Loss Pharmacy : Drug-Free Remedies to Help You Safely Lose Weight, Shed Fat, Firm Up, and Feel Great

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Finally, information about weight loss supplements that isn't based on hype or hope, but on scientific fact! Written by Harry Preuss, MD, a doctor and university-based researcher, and Bill Gottlieb, former editor-in-chief of Rodale Books, this is the first and only reliable guide to the nutritional supplements and herbs that can safely and effectively help you lose weight and keep it off. You'll learn how to: Speed fat burning--with green tea extract Lose fat and build muscle without""dieting or exercise--with CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) Stop weight regain--with MCT (medium-chain triglycerides) Reduce carbohydrate cravings--with 5-HTP Balance blood sugar for easier dieting--with chromium Block the absorption of excess starch and sugar--with white kidney bean extract and L-arabinose Get off a plateau, where pounds don't seem to budge--with HCA (hydroxy citric acid) Turbo-charge fat-burning exercise--with HMB (hydroxy methylbutyrate) or BCAA (branched-chain amino acids) You'll also read about the weight-loss supplements that "aren't" likely to work or are possibly unsafe. You'll find a customized program to help you pick the one or more supplements that are right for you. And you'll discover an easy-to-follow, no-diet food plan for controlling calories, and a simple, no-sweat approach to physical activity for long-term weight control.show more

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THE NATURAL FAT-LOSS PHARMACY is a comprehensive, objective, scientific, and definitive guide to natural and safe weight-loss substances. Dr. Preuss ' s years of research and clinical studies firmly place him as one of the world ' s leading experts in nutritional supplements and their efficacy. If your goal is to lose body fat, maintain muscle mass, and increase energy levels, this book is for you. Highly recommended. -- Nicholas Perricone, MD, FACN, bestselling author, 7 Secrets to Health, Beauty and Longevity, The Perricone Weight Loss Diet, The Perricone Promise, The Perricone Prescription, and The Wrinkle Cure " The Natural Fat Loss Pharmacy is a book that has been needed for a long time. The authors take the many confusing and contradictory messages that are in the market and make sense of them for the average reader--supporting their positions with good science. This book is a "must-have" for any person who wants to maintain a healthy weight." -- Fred Pescatore, MD, MPH , author of the New York Times bestseller, The Hamptons Dietshow more

About Harry Preuss

HARRY PREUSS, M.D., is a tenured professor at Georgetown Medical Center and a certified nutritional specialist with more than 300 medical papers to his credit. He is the past president and a master of the American College of Nutrition (MACN) and past president of the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialist (CNS). He lives in Fairfax Station, Virginia. A former Prevention magazine writer and author of Alternative Cures (1.4 million copies sold), BILL GOTTLIEB lives in Middletown, California.show more

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