Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less: A Flexible and Delicious Way to Shrink Your Waist Without Going Hungry

Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less: A Flexible and Delicious Way to Shrink Your Waist Without Going Hungry

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Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less: A Flexible and Delicious Way to Shrink Your Waist Without Going Hungry by Mollie Katzen, Walter Willett

From the dream team of Dr. Walter C. Willett, bestselling author of Eat, Drink and Be Healthy, and Mollie Katzen, author of the four million-copy bestselling Moosewood Cookbook, comes a new approach to weight loss

Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less offers a medically sound, extremely effective program that shows people how they can lose weight by adding delicious food to their diet and making simple changes in what they eat throughout the day. It's flexible and adaptable—and it really works. It features a powerful way to chart your progress called the Body Score. The more you raise your Body Score, the more you will lower your weight! A quiz at the beginning of the book helps readers determine their Body Score; the chapters that follow explain easy dietary and behavioral steps readers can take to improve their scores.

While the concept is simple, the science behind it is not. It represents years of top research conducted by Dr. Walter C. Willett, the head of Harvard School of Public Health's Department of Nutrition, including the famous Nurses Health Study. This study scored each of its over 84,000 participants on food choices, exercise schedule, and body mass—resulting in a number that accurately determined the nurses risk of heart disease.

Now, for the first time, Dr. Willett has teamed up with mega-bestselling cookbook author Mollie Katzen to adapt a similar, much easier scoring system to create a user-friendly diet plan with fail-safe results. If you can raise your score, you will lower your weight—all while eating delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401302498
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 04/11/2006
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Now a household name, author and illustrator Mollie Katzen is widely credited with bringing vegetarian cooking into the mainstream. Born in Rochester, New York, she studied at the Eastman School of Music, Cornell University and the San Francisco Art Institute, where she received a B.F.A in painting. Katzen's published her first cookbook, The Moosewood Cookbook, in 1977, which showed millions of Americans that eating healthy doesn't have to mean sacrificing taste or style. Her classic illustrated cookbooks include The Enchanted Broccoli Forest, Still Life with Menu, and Mollie Katzen's Vegetable Heaven. Katzen has also published several award-winning cookbooks for children, and is currently a featured writer and illustrator for Children's Television Workshop On-Line, as well as Sesame Street Parent's Magazine.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Note to the Reader     ix
Preface     xi
Introduction: Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less: A Formula for Weight Loss and Better Health     1
The Nine Turning Points     17
Eat Lots of Vegetables and Fruits     19
Say Yes to Good Fats     34
Upgrade Your Carbohydrates     48
Choose Healthy Proteins     58
Stay Hydrated     66
Drink Alcohol in Moderation (Optional)     75
Take a Multivitamin Every Day     78
Move More     82
Eat Mindfully All Day Long     88
Your Body Score     96
The Plans     103
The Warm-Up Plan     105
The 21-Day Diet     107
The Portable Plan     132
Lifelong Maintenance     141
The Recipes     145
Breakfast Specials     147
Lunch Dishes-Plus a Few Cold Plates and Salads     155
Soups     167
Snacks     175
Smoothies and Shakes     182
Sauces, Salad Dressings, and Dips     185
Dinner Entrees     201
Vegetable Side Dishes     223
Grain Dishes     238
Three Little Desserts     244
The Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less Tool Kit     247
Eating Well Through Life's Ups and Downs     249
Shopping Guide     264
Bibliography     271
Index     273

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