The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet: The Lifelong Solution to Yo-Yo Dieting

The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet: The Lifelong Solution to Yo-Yo Dieting

by Dr. Rachael F. Heller, Dr. Richard F. Heller
     
 

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* After eating a full breakfast, are you hungrier before it's time for lunch, than you would be if you only had time for a cup of coffee?

* Do you have a hard time stopping once you start to eat bread, pasta, or sweets?

* Do you have a tendency to gain weight easily, or if you lose weight, to gain it back again?

If you answered yes to one or more of these

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* After eating a full breakfast, are you hungrier before it's time for lunch, than you would be if you only had time for a cup of coffee?

* Do you have a hard time stopping once you start to eat bread, pasta, or sweets?

* Do you have a tendency to gain weight easily, or if you lose weight, to gain it back again?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may not be experiencing a lack of willpower but rather a physical addiction to carbohydrates—a compelling or recurring craving for starches, snack foods, or sweets. Now, Drs. Richard and Rachael Heller of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York have discovered a revolutionary new diet that eliminates the cravings and helps you to overcome the yo-yo syndrome—permanently—without deprivation. based on the Hellers' nine years of research, thousands of case studies, and their own personal victories over cravings and weight (maintaining a 200 pound loss between them!), this healthful, unique diet features a pleasurable way that adapts to your lifestyle and does away with measuring, food exchanges and calorie counting. A daily Reward Meal, along with wholesome, balanced Complementary Meals, fit easily into busy schedules, restaraunt meals, holiday celebrations, and vacations.

Filled with sound advice and effective strategies—including wonderful recipes and menu plans—this groundbreaking book helps eliminate carbohydrate cravings and puts you in control of your eating and your weight—for life.

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Library Journal
This low-carbohydrate diet was designed by a research biologist and a research psychologist to treat hyperinsulinemia, a condition where normal carbohydrate consumption produces not satisfaction but even more hunger, especially cravings for starches and sugar. Beginning with their own weight loss experiences and continuing with those of others, the authors provide a carbohydrate addiction test for readers to take to determine their own degree of addiction. Then they outline the easy-to-follow diet plan that includes several slightly different variations. Basically, dieters eat two low-carbohydrate meals a day and one "reward'' meal with lots of carbohydrates. The authors also supply upbeat, positive advice for weight loss success and a limited number of meal plans and low-carbohydrate recipes. This would be a good addition for most public libraries.--Linda Chopra, Cleveland Heights-University Heights P.L., Ohio

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451173393
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
347,004
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.88(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Rachael F. Heller, M.A., M.Ph., Ph.D., is a research and health psychologist, and professor at both the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the CUNY Graduate Center. Richard and Rachael Heller live in Florida.

To visit their web page go to:
http://www.carbohydrateaddicts.com

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