Most families today barely have time to say hello to each other, much less to cook, eat right or exercise. No wonder obesity rates and related health problems for adults and children have gone sky-high. But it's not too late to stop the cycle of unhealthy lifestyle habits. Amy Hendel has helped hundreds of busy families make lasting changes, lose weight and get healthy together. She can show you how to turn your family around-and help save you and your kids from a lifetime of compromised health and quality of life.
In Fat Families, Thin Families: How to Save Your Family from the Obesity Trap, Amy Hendel offers an easy-to-read guide to transform the health of your family-for life. Amy shows readers how to make healthy new habits a part of everyday life, with sensible time-saving and budget-saving tips that can work for any family.
Topics in Fat Families, Thin Families: The Four Habits of Healthy Families, The "Yes, No, Maybe So" Food Choice Plan, Healthy Rules for Shopping and Stocking Your Pantry, How to Avoid Emotional Eating Traps, Practical Tips for Teens and Kids of All Ages, 11 "Eat Right" Rules, And much more! Through her work with clients, as an in-demand guest health expert on national news and talks shows and as a mentor and life coach on iVillage.com, Amy has become a leadingvoice on the topic of lifestyle habits for families. She's designed an easy-to-follow, versatile program with plenty of strategies to make success possible for every family-even yours!
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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
Useful Web Sites 465
About the Author 475