Instant Diet Makeover

Overview

Instant Diet Makeover is a no-nonsense diet book that uncovers the sneaky bad habits that are preventing you from losing weight - whether you're fooling yourself or you're just plain clueless.

This book will open your eyes to your l,000-calorie salad habit, the buzzwords that have you eating more of unhealthy foods, loved ones who sabotage your weight loss, and the diet products that actually keep you from losing weight. Each chapter will ...

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Overview

Instant Diet Makeover is a no-nonsense diet book that uncovers the sneaky bad habits that are preventing you from losing weight - whether you're fooling yourself or you're just plain clueless.

This book will open your eyes to your l,000-calorie salad habit, the buzzwords that have you eating more of unhealthy foods, loved ones who sabotage your weight loss, and the diet products that actually keep you from losing weight. Each chapter will address these bad habits and teach you how to make lifelong changes.

Whether you have a lot of weight to lose or just those stubborn last 10 pounds, Instant Diet Makeover will help you get real with your eating habits, stop cheating yourself, and start shedding unwanted pounds quickly. And with the lifestyle changes you'll learn here, you'll keep the weight off, once and for all.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936061037
  • Publisher: WS Publishing Group, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/16/2010
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Alex A. Lluch is a renowned author who has written more than 200 books in a diverse range of subjects, including business, weddings, weight loss, health, fitness, babies, pregnancy, self-help and more. He has sold more than 4 million books in North America alone. Lluch is known for writing books that are very comprehensive yet extremely easy to read and understand, making them favorites of readers worldwide.

He has been featured on Fox News, AOL Health, WebMD, Pregnancy Today, Parenting magazine, the Chicago Sun Times, and more.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Your Health & Weight Status 8

Secrets for Weight Loss 12

Chapter 1 Eating Healthy Foods in Unhealthy Ways 23

Salad Sabotage! 27

Veggies on the Side Can't Be Buttered or Fried 34

Do You Know What's in Your Daily Latte? 37

Quit Picking at Your Healthy Prepackaged Meals 40

Don't Dip Into Fat and Calories 44

Chapter 2 Tradeoffs That Are Making You Fat 51

Diet Soda Can Lead to More Calories 55

Taking the Stairs Won't Offset Your Morning Muffin 59

Don't Save Calories Here, Only to Spend Them There! 62

Vitamins and Supplements Aren't Magic 66

Going Cold Turkey Can Cause Cravings 69

Are You a Snacking Chef? 74

Chapter 3 Emotional Eating 79

Emotional Eating Makes You Feel Worse 83

Work Food is Getting in the Way of Weight Loss 88

Let People See You Eat - Healthy 91

Is a Friend or Loved One Sabotaging Your Weight Loss? 96

Fend Off the Late-Night Snack Attack 101

Are You Eating Out and Pigging Out?106

Chapter 4 What's "in" Doesn't Always Equal "Thin" 113

Eating "Organic" Won't Help You Shed Pounds 117

Fad Diets are Fakes 122

Is "Low-Fat" Making You Fat? 125

"Heart Healthy" Wine, Chocolate and Nuts Need Moderation 131

Fooling Yourself by Eating "Fresh" 136

Meal Replacement Bars and Drinks Aren't the Answer 140

Chapter 5 Lose Weight, Get a Clue! 145

All Calories Count, So Start Keeping Track 149

Bad Portion Control is Out of Control 153

Skipping Meals Isn't Helping You Slim Down 160

Beware of Drive-By Snacking 163

Get Smart About Frozen Diet Meals 167

Don't Miss (or Mess Up) the Most Important Meal of the Day 172

Look Out for Liquid Calories 178

Conclusion 185

Additional Resources 187

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