T-Factor Diet

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Overview

The trouble with magic-bullet diets is that they don't work; weight lost in the initial stages is gained back, leaving the dieter at the same weight as before, or even heavier. What does work, however, is the program outlined in The T-Factor Diet, the groundbreaking book that has sold well over two million copies since initial publication. Its runaway success launched the best-selling T-Factor Fat Gram Counter and its companion guides, changing a nation's attitude toward high-fat foods.

The book's advice is scientifically proven: thousands of successful persons in long-term independent research studies at major universities report losing weight quickly, safely, and permanently by following the dietary and exercise guidelines put forth in The T-Factor Diet. Dr. Katahn includes exercises, recipes, and meal plans to help put the program into action. Here's the way to keep your weight where you want it, without going hungry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780517085431
  • Publisher: Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/28/1992

Meet the Author

Martin Katahn, PhD, is professor of psychology emeritus at Vanderbilt University. He was the director of the Vanderbilt University Weight Management Program. He has maintained a weight loss of 75 pounds formore than forty years. His #1 best-selling books include The Rotation Diet, The T-Factor Diet, and The Low-Fat Supermarket Shopper's Guide (with Jamie Pope). He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7
Foreword to the New Edition 9
Chapter 1 Introduction to the New Edition 17
Chapter 2 The Thin-Factor: The Scientific Background of the T-Factor Diet 32
Chapter 3 Putting the T-Factor Diet to Work: How to Lose Weight Without Cutting Calories 45
Chapter 4 What to Expect When You Use the T-Factor Diet 78
Chapter 5 The Quick Melt 95
Chapter 6 Recipes 116
Chapter 7 The T-Factor Activity Program 197
Chapter 8 Psychological Aspects of Exercise and Fitness 218
Chapter 9 The T-Factor Program for Children and Adolescents 222
Chapter 10 Myths and Mysteries of Weight Management 231
Chapter 11 Making Sure the T-Factor Works for You: A Summary of Recent Research and Special Words of Advice 244
Chapter 12 Your Supermarket Guide to Quick and Easy Frozen Food Meals for the T-Factor Diet 252
Appendix A Additional Scientific Background for the Third Edition of The T-Factor Diet 259
Appendix B Rounding Out Your T-Factor Fitness Program 267
Appendix C Instructions for Keeping a Daily Fat Gram Record and Fat Gram Counter 279
References 341
Bibliography 345
Index 359
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