The Gorgeously Green Diet

The Gorgeously Green Diet

by Sophie Uliano
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The Gorgeously Green Diet by Sophie Uliano

From the New York Times bestselling author, a 30-day plan to a leaner body

In the follow-up book to her bestselling Gorgeously Green, Sophie Uliano reveals the secrets to getting slim while being good to the planet . It turns out that eating local, organic, foods doesn't have to be expensive, and a healthy meal can be made in 30 minutes or less, all while shedding pounds.

In her relatable, girlfriend-to-girlfriend tone, Uliano pledges that anyone can go green and lean, no matter where they live or what resources they have. Uliano recognizes that dieting and going green are big lifestyle changes and makes it easy for readers to commit to both by allowing them to personalize their plans according to their needs. The book has three diet plans-light green, bright green and deep green- that depend on how much time, travel, and money readers want to commit to going green. The three plans promise the same amount of weight loss, but the darker green the plan is, the greater the commitment the reader makes to reducing waste, going organic and staying carbon neutral.

Each diet plan emphasizes natural, seasonal, whole foods that are not only better for the planet, but better for the body. Uliano explains how over-processed, over-produced foods contain fewer nutrients, are harder to digest and are more likely to be stored as fat. With 4-week eating plans for each shade of green, she shows readers how to wean themselves off of processed, manufactured foods and onto fresh vegetables and meat. The book recommends products, brands and websites and has over 100 recipes-every tool readers need to get lean while going green.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780452295919
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/29/2009
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,338,489
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Sophie Uliano is the author of the New York Times bestseller Gorgeously Green. Her Web site,, is a popular online community for like-minded women, and her Lunch ’n’ Learn seminars offer in-person inspiration to large groups. Sophie lives in Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Section 1 The Gorgeously Green Diet 1

Chapter 1 Making Difference 3

Chapter 2 you eco-impact 6

Chapter 3 see it 11

Section 2 Gorgeously Green Diet Plans 17

Chapter 4 one size doesn't fit all 19

Chapter 5 Eating plan primer 23

Chapter 6 The eating plans 61

Section 3 Gorgeously Lean And Green Meals 115

Chapter 7 Dream meal 117

Chapter 8 eating out 123

Chapter 9 pantzy puzye 131

Chaptr 10 scouting it out 140

Chapter 11 saving money 146

Chapter 12 from scratch 155

Chapter 13 your eca-kitchen 157

Chapter 14 Making your own 171

Section 4 Growing Your Own 179

Chapter 15 creating a darden 181

Chapter 16 composting 186

Chapter 17 plan of action 188

Section 5 Fintness 193

Chapter 18 get a move on 195

Chapter 19 The exercises 201

Section 6 Beauty From The Inside Out 223

Chapter 20 Health-Gorgeously green 225

Chapter 21 Skin food 234

Section 7 Organic Girl 239

Chapter 22 The truth about Organic food 241

Chapter 23 The Pledge 254

Chapter 24 Beeing the Change 256

Chapter 25 Giving it Away 259

Section 8 Recipes 263

Section 9 Resources 331

Recommended Reading 357

Acknowledgments 359

Index 361

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I LOVE THIS BOOK! I joke with my husband that it is my bible. So much information, and so useful. The diet is easy to follow, but if the diet isn't your thing the book is packed full of "becoming green" ideas. This has been the best book purchase in a long time.