Skinny Chicks Eat Real Food: Kick Your Fake Food Habit, Kickstart Your Weight Loss

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Diet regimens leave dieters feeling depleted, weak, and craving the satisfying tastes and textures of real foods like cheese, pasta, and even butter. This is not surprising since highly processed, chemicalladen “diet” foods may actually be causing weight gain rather than weight loss while depriving the body of the quality nutrients it needs to perform at the very highest level.

Skinny Chicks Eat Real Food by Christine Avanti, CN, with Bonnie Bauman is a cutting-edge ...

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Overview

Diet regimens leave dieters feeling depleted, weak, and craving the satisfying tastes and textures of real foods like cheese, pasta, and even butter. This is not surprising since highly processed, chemicalladen “diet” foods may actually be causing weight gain rather than weight loss while depriving the body of the quality nutrients it needs to perform at the very highest level.

Skinny Chicks Eat Real Food by Christine Avanti, CN, with Bonnie Bauman is a cutting-edge nutritional guidebook, an easy-to-follow diet, and a whole foods cookbook all in one. It will help readers say goodbye to the food that’s making them fat and sick and encourage them to eat right to achieve the fabulous body and stellar health they truly crave.

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“Put down that diet soda! Drop that fat-free cheese! Forget those diet frozen dinners! Christine

Avanti, a clinical and sports nutritionist, advises a back-to-basics approach.”—Time.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609619930
  • Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/15/2013
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 266,509
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Christine Avanti

CHRISTINE AVANTI , CN, is a certified nutritionist, classically trained chef, and health consultant of Food Network’s Fat Chef. She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post’s living, health, and food sections, and has been featured in InStyle, Us Weekly, Health, Self, and Fitness. She lives in Los Angeles and New York City.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part I Addicted to Factory Food

Chapter 1 Factory Food Is One Hell of a Drug 3

Chapter 2 Pulling the Lid Off Factory Foods 13

Chapter 3 Sugar's Bitter Side 25

Chapter 4 The Skinny on Fat 37

Part II Real-Food Recovery

Chapter 5 What Is "Real Food"? 53

Chapter 6 Real Food Equals Real Weight Loss 57

Chapter 7 Real-Food Rehab 79

Chapter 8 Reality Bites, Or What Are You Really Eating? 91

Part III Real Food in the Real World

Chapter 9 Supermarket Survival Guide 107

Chapter 10 Get Out of the Supermarket 147

Chapter 11 Real-Food Weight Loss in Action 157

Chapter 12 Christine's Real-Food Cuisine 193

Acknowledgments 271

Appendix A A Feast of Real-Food Resources 275

Appendix B Real Food on a Budget 277

References 285

Index 291

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    Im a skinny chick

    I love thee skinny chick book it is not just forr girls this diet works on anyone!!:)

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted April 14, 2012

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    This book was very informative on the reasons why someone should

    This book was very informative on the reasons why someone should eat organic food and how it can help you lose weight. It also has great tips on how to find good organic food. The recipes are good, though, some of the ingredients are either expensive or hard to come by.

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