Choose to Lose: A Food Lover's Guide to Permanent Weight Loss

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Take charge of your life with the only weight loss book that lets you choose what you eat, when you eat, and how much you eat. Here is the fully revised and updated version of the book that has helped hundreds of thousands of readers lose weight by making them the boss. By using the Goors’ unique “Fat Budget” system, anyone can create a personal plan for permanent weight loss. It’s not a fad diet, it's a whole new way of life—one that’s easy, even enjoyable, to follow. This completely revised edition of Choose to...

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Overview

Take charge of your life with the only weight loss book that lets you choose what you eat, when you eat, and how much you eat. Here is the fully revised and updated version of the book that has helped hundreds of thousands of readers lose weight by making them the boss. By using the Goors’ unique “Fat Budget” system, anyone can create a personal plan for permanent weight loss. It’s not a fad diet, it's a whole new way of life—one that’s easy, even enjoyable, to follow. This completely revised edition of Choose to Lose features: The real truth about the unreported dangers of the new high-protein fad diets; Why diet pills won’t work for you; How the fat substitute olestra can be dangerous; Updated food tables that reveal the calorie and fat contents of more than 6,000 foods, including brand-name convenience foods and items from fast-food chains.

"...a fully revised and updated edition of the weight loss program that puts the reader in charge...also includes information on why diet pills do not work, how Olestra can be dangerous, and the real story behind high-protein diets."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780395970973
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 5/28/1999
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 542,918
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy Goor is the writer of the team. Using humor and a light style, Nancy has created an understandable and encouraging text for both the books and the program. She also developed the more than 320 recipes in the books. These are recipes which the Goors, their family, and guests enjoy all the time. Her recipes, such as Cajun Chicken, Chili Non Carne, and Onion Flat Bread, prove resoundingly that low-fat cooking can be delicious, healthy, and can keep you lean forever. Nancy Goor received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.F.A. from Boston University.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Note on the Third Edition
Introduction
1 Fat's the One 1
2 The Choose to Lose Plan 22
3 Self-Discovery 41
4 Where's the Fat? 57
5 Low-Fat and Delicious 107
6 Putting Choose to Lose to Work for You 128
7 Decoding Food Labels 140
8 Taking Control: Eating In 161
9 Cooking Low-Fat and Delicious 170
10 Taking Control: Eating Out 180
11 Exercise: Is It Necessary? 192
12 It's Up to You 206
13 Ensuring a Balanced Diet 217
14 Choose to Lose for Children 225
15 Frequently Asked Questions 237
Epilogue: Choose to Lose for Life 251
One Week of Meal Plans 254
Recipes 263
Food Tables 305
Glossary 583
App The Nitty-Gritty of How to Keep a Food Record 588
References 598
Index 602
Table of Equivalent Measures 616
Order Form: Eater's Choice and Eater's Choice Low-Fat Cookbook 619
Order Form: Choose to Lose Pocket Companions 620
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