Fat Families, Thin Families: How to Save Your Family from the Obesity Trap

Fat Families, Thin Families: How to Save Your Family from the Obesity Trap

by Amy Hendel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933771496
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/2008
Pages: 475
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Amy Hendel is a family lifestyle therapist, a registered physician assistant, and a healthcare correspondent for a variety of media programs, including the Rachael Ray Show and Today. She lives in Encino, California.

Table of Contents

Facing the Facts to Save Your Family     1
What Kind of Food Family Are You?     29
Eat Like a Cow and Other Easy Ways Your Family Can Become a "Healthy Family for Life"     51
The "Yes, No, Maybe So" Food Choice Plan     77
Focusing on "Yes" Foods: The Healthy Family Food Superstars     129
Thin Habit #1: Plan Together     157
Thin Habit #2: Prepare Together     197
Thin Habit #3: Portion Together     227
Thin Habit #4: Play Together     253
The Right Way (and Wrong Way) to Support Each Other     297
Don't Fight the Feelings     315
There Are No Perfect Families: The Art of Making Realistic Goals and Helping Your Family     335
Secrets for Changing Kids' and Teens' Habits     367
Yes, No, Maybe So Food Choices     405
HFL Recipes     411
Appendices     431
Useful Web Sites     465
References     467
About the Author     475

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