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The Way to Eat: A Six-Step Path to Lifelong Weight Control

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2003


    Dr Katz's book encompasses all the necessary tools for weight loss and the most important of all,sustained weight loss. This book addresses the importance of eating a well balanced diet including all foods. Can you believe it?? He teaches you how to stock your pantry, shop for groceries, eat at restaurants and prepare your favorite recipes. The book also emphasizes the importance of exercise. You know that word that keeps coming up in the news, as important for good health. How do you incorporate all of these concepts and lose weight in the process??? You will have to purchase the book to find out. Have fun while you are reading and this book will become the only live it book you will need. Who likes to diet anyway?? Enjoy!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2003

    Excellent for Parents

    If you're a parent, I particularly recommend the Way to Eat. It's not a diet book, but it is an informative book about the way we should be eating for our health and prevention of disease and obesity in children. I'm a school administrator, who on a daily basis sees the sugar and fat loaded lunches that young children bring to school. The information in this book contains good advise on how to pack nutritious lunches for your chldren that aren't expensive. Dr. Katz has campaigned in his children's school for better nutrition and overall health, and he has five school-aged children. Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Dr. Katz, and he truly knows what is important for children as well as adults.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2003

    Path To A Healthy Life

    The Way to Eat by Dr. David Katz is by far one of the most complete guides to understanding the importance of eating healthy. Trite but true, eating healthy equals good overall health. Katz focuses more on skill acquisition rather than food deprivation, which only leads to gorging to fill the food void left after withholding our beloved food cravings. The book provides numerous ways to have your cake and eat it too, without the unwanted side effects of weight gain and guilt. Dr. Katz has a witty writing style that appeals to the intellectual and the average Joe. Several sections of the book are especially useful, The ¿Then/Now¿ approach takes us back to the origin of some of our food instincts. Armed with this knowledge empowers us to understand our food foibles. Label reading does not sound to exciting until you see how the correct interpretation of label information can contribute to success rather failure. Another gem in the book is related to the vignettes of successful people who have been where many of us are and had the ah hah experience that set them on the right track, gives you the feeling that there is hope. Finally, the book has something for everyone. It may not be gut riveting info but it¿s the healthiest reading that I have had in a while.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2003

    A Change You Can Live With

    Dr. Katz shows that having a healthier lifestyle does not have to mean bland foods and a degree in math to figure out calories and fat. Dr. Katz proposes ways to eat better without denying yourself all the things you enjoy. There are substitutes and there is gradualism. Both can ease you into better health. He a;sp includes shortcuts for determining whether foods are good for you. Fruits and vegetables and exercise are the way to go, not fad diets and the kind of self-denial that leads to failure and guilt. The great thing about the program is that weight loss is not the goal, health is. The weight loss comes naturally as you follow Dr. Katz's ideas about the way to eat.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2003


    The Way To Eat is an outstanding work by nutritional authority and preventive health expert Dr. David Katz. In this persuasive and enlightening book, he dismisses both guilt and fad diets, pointing out that obesity and ill health arise from a mismatch between our stone-age hard-working calorie-conserving bodies versus the present toxic environment of food excess and zero physical activity. Katz emphasizes changing our eating habits, whether at school, supermarket, restaurant, work, or home, in order to adapt to this new and biologically challenging world. Simple and informed food choices (including how to interpret "Nutrition Facts" product labeling), healthful snacking, exercise, and nutritional guidelines for children are discussed in an enjoyable and highly readable fashion. The Way To Eat is likely to take a leading role in the vital area of diet and health, and my patients and their families have already received benefit from Dr. Katz's advice. Readers everywhere will have a similar positive experience when they open this clever, insightful, and very useful book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2002

    Review by Author: Dr. David L. Katz

    While many books talk about "what" you should eat for good health and weight control, this one tells you "how!" There really is no doubt that a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains, moderate and balanced, and combined with regular physical activity, is good for your weight and your health; but how do you get there from here? The modern environment is a veritable obstacle course when it comes to eating well, and since most people don't know what or where the obstacles are, efforts at weight control are like going through an obstacle course with a blindfold on! And even worse than tripping over obstacles you can't see is blaming yourself when you fall! "The Way to Eat" takes away the blame, and takes off the blindfold. It points out more than 50 crucial obstacles to eating well, some familiar and some startling, from environmental and social factors, to deep-seated metabolic traits, and provides the skills, strategies, and knowledge for getting around, over, and past every one! You really CAN get there from here, if you know the 'way'! "The Way to Eat" is an expertly guided tour through the hazards of the modern nutritional environment. Learn this route, and you will never go on a diet again! You will simply know how to eat well for weight control, health, and contentment with food-for the rest of your life

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