Dieting For Dummies

Dieting For Dummies


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ISBN-13: 9780764541490
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/08/2003
Series: For Dummies Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 388
Sales rank: 631,372
Product dimensions: 9.18(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Jane Kirby, RD is a registered dietitian and member of the AmericanDietetic Association. She is the food and nutrition editor ofReal Simple magazine and owner of The Vermont CookingSchool, IncTM in Charlotte, Vermont.Jane is the former editor of Eating Well magazine and thefood and nuitrition editor for Glamour. She served on thedietetics staff of the Massachusettes General Hospital in Boston,where she  completed graduate work in nutrition. She holds aBachelor of Science degree from Marymount College.

The American Dietetic Association is the world’s largestgroup of nutrition and health professionals. As an advocate of theprofession, the ADA serves the public by promoting optimalnutrition, health, and well-being.

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Table of Contents


Part I: So You Wanna Lose Weight?

Chapter 1: Getting Started.

Chapter 2: Exploring the Connection between Weight andHealth.

Chapter 3: Assessing Your Own Weight.

Chapter 4: Are You Destined to Be Overweight?.

Part II: Getting Over Overeating.

Chapter 5: Turning Down Your Hunger Alarm.

Chapter 6: Understanding Your Relationship with Food.

Chapter 7: Marketing to the Masses: The Conspiracy toConsume.

Part III: Formulating a Plan for Healthful Eating.

Chapter 8: Calorie Basics.

Chapter 9: Putting Healthful Eating Guidelines intoPractice.

Chapter 10: Using the Dietary Guidelines to Design Your OwnDiet.

Chapter 11: A Matter of Taste: Using Fat Substitutes andArtificial Sweeteners.

Chapter 12: Becoming More Active.

Part IV: Shopping, Cooking, and Dining Out.

Chapter 13: Healthy Grocery Shopping.

Chapter 14: Outfitting and Using Your Kitchen.

Chapter 15: Eating Healthfully While Eating Out.

Part V: Enlisting Outside Help.

Chapter 16: Getting Help from a Weight-Loss Professional.

Chapter 17: When Surgery Is the Only Solution.

Chapter 18: Using Medications for Weight Control.

Chapter 19: Joining a Weight-Loss Program.

Chapter 20: Rating the Diet Plans.

Part VI: Special Circumstances.

Chapter 21: Eating Disorders: When Dieting Goes Too Far.

Chapter 22: What to Do If Your Child Is Overweight.

Chapter 23: Weight Loss for Athletes.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Ten Myths about Dieting.

Chapter 25: Ten Ways to Cut Calories.

Chapter 26: Ten Strategies to Keep the Weight Off.

Chapter 27: Ten Rules for Eating Healthfully.

Chapter 28: Ten Recipes for a Healthier Lifestyle.

Appendix: Weight Management Resources.


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