Low-Calorie Dieting For Dummies

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Break your bad habits and start enjoying a low-cal lifestyle!

Want to lose weight and keep it off for good? This no-nonsense guide shows you how to consume fewer calories than you burn, providing a delicious, easy, and safe low-calorie plan you can follow for life! You'll find tools to improve your eating and exercise habits, cope with stress and boredom, assess your progress, and live healthier and happier.

Discover how to:

  • Understand your metabolism.
  • Set realistic, attainable goals.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Stock a low-cal kitchen.
  • Eat right with simple, scrumptious, low-calorie recipes.
  • Stay motivated long-term.
  • Find outside support.

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About the author

Susan McQuillan, a registered dietitian, writes about food, nutrition, and weight control from her home in New York City. She received her bachelor’s degree in dietetics management from New York University and her master’s degree in human nutrition from Hunter College, both in Manhattan. She was formerly a food and nutrition editor at American Health magazine and Reader’s Digest general books division. Susan is the author of Breaking the Bonds of Food Addiction (Alpha/Penguin) and a contributor to many health and nutrition-related books and cookbooks. Her articles and recipes have appeared in Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Cooking Light, Prevention, Fitness, Women’s Sports and Fitness, McCall’s, and Fit Pregnancy magazines.
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Apr 20, 2011
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Pages
388
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ISBN
9781118070178
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Language
English
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Genres
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Diets
Medical / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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According to USA Weekend, over a quarter of the adults in the U.S. have tried a low-carb diet. Many people have enjoyed lasting success. Others have felt mystified or deprived and given up!

Whether you’re a first-timer or a “try, try-againer”, this book helps you get with the low-carb program and stick with it! Building on the success of Low-Carb Dieting For Dummies, it gives you loads of nutritional information plus more than 100 sumptuous low-carb recipes like Crunchy Brunch Oatmeal Pecan Waffles, Caribbean Chicken, Chile Spiced Broccoli, and Lemon Torte with Raspberries. Low-Carb Cookbook For Dummies includes:

A complete nutritional analysis for each recipe so you can’t go wrong Lots of recipes for dishes with 5 carbs or less Recipes that de-carb no-nos like Southern fried chicken and Philly cheese steak sandwiches Recipes for soups, seafood, and meat dishes, including pork chops, lamb and steaks (with a steak chart so you can chart a low-carb course) Recipes for great desserts, including chocolate specialties and cheesecake Vegetarian recipes and crock pot specialties Terrific wrap recipes using lettuce, tortillas, or crepes Guidelines for eating low-carb when you’re dining out or brown-bagging it

Author Jan McCracken, a health advocate and low-carber for more than ten years, has written two low-carb cookbooks and is a contributor to numerous low-carb publications. Having fallen off the low-carb wagon several times herself, she alerts you to things that can sabotage your success and clues you in on carb counting and techniques that have worked for her. You’ll get started right with:

Mini-courses on low-carb math and on low-carb nutritition and the glycemic index A shopping list for stocking a low-carb kitchen The scoop on different kinds of carbs and artificial sweeteners Tips on using spices creatively for variety and flavor Advice on incorporating exercise, including taking the first step (and lots more steps) with a pedometer Tips for reducing stress (a common cause of bingeing)

With this information, you won’t be mystified. With the fantastic recipes, you won’t feel deprived. You will be inspired to stick to a low-carb lifestyle—one that can help you lose weight and feel healthier!

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