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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781567315172
  • Publisher: MJF Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/2002
  • Pages: 181

Table of Contents

1. No-Bull Guidelines for Successful Weight Loss 1
1. Decide to Change Your Lifestyle 2
Dieting versus Healthy Eating 3
What about Willpower? 4
The Health Factor 4
2. Educate Yourself 5
The Role of Genetics 7
3. Go for the Goal--but Be Realistic 8
To Weight or Not to Weight? 8
An Alternative to Scale Watching 9
4. Listen to Your Body 9
When to Eat? 10
Alert Eating 10
5. Think Moderation, Not Denial 11
6. Take It Slow 13
How Fast Should You Lose? 14
The Thyroid Connection 14
7. Be Adventurous 14
Shopping Safari 15
8. Don't Go It Alone 15
9. Exercise, Exercise, Exercise 16
Changing Your Set Point 17
No Sweat? 18
Pleasure Counts More Than Calories 19
Weights and Weight Loss 20
Every Step You Take 21
Variety Is Key 22
2. Where to Start 23
Are You Ready to Lose? 24
Why You Should Think Twice about Dieting 25
The Wrong Time to Lose 25
The Right Reason for Change 26
Evaluating Your Weight 27
Why the Scale Can Be Misleading 29
The Body Mass Index 29
Why Your Body Shape Matters 32
The Body Fat Factor 32
How to Measure Your Fat 33
How Many Calories Should You Consume? 35
What to Cut 37
Keeping a Food Diary 37
What to Record 41
Should You Do It Yourself? 42
Pros and Cons of Weight-Loss Centers 43
3. Fats, Proteins, and Carbohydrates 45
Why It Pays to Bone Up 46
The Three Basics: Fats, Proteins, and Carbohydrates 48
Fat Facts 48
The Down Side 49
Bad and Good Fats 49
The Bad 50
The Good 50
How Much Fat Should You Eat? 51
Why Less Fat Isn't Always Better 52
The Perils of Cholesterol 53
The Good and Bad News about Reduced-Fat Foods 54
Protein Facts 56
How Much Do You Need? 57
Complete versus Incomplete Proteins, and Where to Find Them 57
The Vegetarian Way: Combining Proteins 58
What about High-Protein Diets? 59
Carbohydrate Facts 59
Simple versus Complex 60
Good and Not-So-Good Sugars 62
4. Noncaloric Nutrients 63
Vitamins and Minerals 64
Vital Vitamins 64
Vitamins 65
Do You Need a Supplement? 68
Vital Minerals 69
Minerals 70
Spotlight on Calcium 72
Good and Bad Sodium 74
Two Other Essentials: Fiber and Water 75
Fiber Facts 76
Water Wisdom 77
How Much Do You Need? 78
5. The Best Foods 79
The Food Guide Pyramid 80
Serving Sizes 82
How Many Servings Should You Eat? 83
The Pyramid's Smart Foods 87
Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta 88
Best Bets: Bread Group 88
Fruit and Vegetable Groups 90
Best Bets: Fruit 92
Best Bets: Vegetables 94
Dairy Group 97
Best Bets: Diary Group 97
Protein Group 101
Best Bets: Animal Proteins 101
Best Bets: Vegetable Proteins 103
Fats, Oils, and Sugars 107
How Much Fat? 107
Cutting the Fat 108
Making Trade-Offs 109
A Word about Chocolate 109
6. Eating Smart Every Day 111
Supermarket Savvy 112
Essential Reading 113
Deciphering Labels 114
Serving Size, Servings per Container, Calories per Serving 114
Calories from Fat per Serving 114
% Daily Value 115
Protein and Other Nutrients 116
Nutritional Claims 117
Fresh Food Tips 117
The Joy of Cooking Thin 122
Some Simple Rules 122
Cutting the Fat 124
Putting It All Together 126
Healthy Menus to Get You Started 128
Breakfast Menus 128
Lunch Menus 129
Dinner Menus 130
Healthy Snacks and Add-Ons 131
Small Meals 132
The Pyramid Plan 134
Checklist for Healthy Menus 136
Daily Eating Do's and Don'ts 136
7. Danger Zones 139
The Pleasures and Perils of Eating Out 140
Restaurant Roulette 141
Dining-Out Strategies 142
More Tips for Smart Dining 143
The Bread Basket 143
Appetizers and Salads 144
Entrees 145
Vegetables 145
Dessert 146
Beverages 147
Fast Food 147
Eating on the Run 148
Snacking and Good-Time Eating 149
Fun Food 150
Snacking in Solitude 153
Trigger Foods 154
When Healthy Eating's Not a Family Affair 155
What to Watch For 156
The Lowdown on Drinking 156
Mood and Food 157
8. Weight Loss That Lasts 159
Hitting a Plateau 160
Adjusting Your Expectations 162
Knowing When to Stop 162
Keeping It Off 163
Mapping Out a Maintenance Plan 164
Working without a Net 165
Staying Motivated 166
Giving Yourself a Break 167
Bouncing Back from a Lapse 167
Reality Check 168
A Final Note 169
Appendix Calories and Fat for Selected Foods 170
Breads, Cereals, and Grains 170
Fruits 171
Vegetables 172
Dairy 173
Meat, Poultry, Eggs, Seafood, and Legumes 174
Fats, Oils, and Salad Dressings; Nuts and Seeds 176
Index 177
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