Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies

Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies

by Rachel Berman


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Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies by Rachel Berman

The easy way to boost your metabolism and lose weight... forgood!

People often wonder why their dieting and exercise efforts seemto result in little or no weight loss. Some people may have to workhard to simply maintain their current weight. With such a dilemma,they may blame their woes on a "slow metabolism". Unfortunately, there is no miracle diet that works for everyonebecause everyone has a unique body type and traits which impacttheir metabolic rate. Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummieshelps you identify why your efforts have failed in the past anddetermine how to shift your unique metabolism into high gear byeating specific foods and performing particular exercises.Transform your mind and body for good with what Boosting YourMetabolism For Dummies offers:

An explanation of common misconceptions about metabolism

How to calculate and influence one's metabolic rate

How to get in the right mindset and embark on the path tolifestyle change

How to navigate the grocery store for metabolism boosting foodsand 40+ quick and easy recipes

Meal planning tips and smart strategies for eating out

Metabolism boosting workouts

Tips to get family onto the healthy metabolism wagon

If you're looking for a fun and easy-to-understand guide thatshows you how to put your metabolism to work, increase overallhealth, and get the body you've always wanted, Boosting YourMetabolism For Dummies has you covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118491577
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/06/2013
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 797,525
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rachel Berman, RD is the Director of Nutrition for, a free Web site and mobile app which provides tools to help people lead healthier lives. A nationally recognized nutrition expert, she has appeared on The Today Show, several local television and radio health segments, and is frequently quoted in print and online publications.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Boosting YourMetabolism 7

Chapter 1: Metabolism 101: Understanding How It Works 9

Chapter 2: Your Metabolism and Your Daily Life 31

Chapter 3: Determining and Influencing Your Metabolic Rate47

Part II: Laying the Groundwork for Boosting YourMetabolism 67

Chapter 4: Preparing Your Mind and Body for a Healthier Life69

Chapter 5: Choosing Metabolism-Boosting Foods and Nutrients95

Chapter 6: Planning Meals: Composition, Timing, and EatingBehavior 121

Part III: Recipes 135

Chapter 7: Awaken Your Metabolism with a Balanced Breakfast137

Chapter 8: Powerful Lunches 149

Chapter 9: Delicious and Nutritious Dinners, Appetizers, andSides 161

Chapter 10: Desserts and Snacks 177

Part IV: Health and Lifestyle Issues 187

Chapter 11: Metabolism Workouts 189

Chapter 12: Spotlight on Hormone-Disrupting Conditions 219

Chapter 13: Staying on the Metabolism-Boosting Bandwagon 237

Chapter 14: Smart Strategies for Eating On-The-Go 259

Part V: The Part of Tens 275

Chapter 15: Ten Sure Signs You’re Boosting Your Metabolism277

Chapter 16: Ten Tips to Fight Cravings 283

Chapter 17: Ten Metabolism Myths Dispelled 289

Index 295

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