For dieters stuck in a rut or readers who feel they are eating well but just aren't losing weight, Instant Diet Makeover is a no-nonsense diet guide that reveals the tricky bad habits that prevent dieters from reaching their weight-loss goals. This book will open readers' eyes to the acts and behaviors that sabotage weight loss, such as Drinking Your Calories, Happy Hour Pitfalls, and The 1,000-Calorie Salad, and provide better alternatives and healthy solutions. Whether readers have a large amount of weight to lose or just those stubborn last 10 pounds, they will be able to stop cheating themselves and start losing real weight with the help of Instant Diet Makeover.
Alex A. Lluch is a renowned author who has written more than 200 books in a diverse range of subjects, including business, weddings, weight loss, health, fitness, babies, pregnancy, self-help and more. He has sold more than 4 million books in North America alone. Lluch is known for writing books that are very comprehensive yet extremely easy to read and understand, making them favorites of readers worldwide.
He has been featured on Fox News, AOL Health, WebMD, Pregnancy Today, Parenting magazine, the Chicago Sun Times, and more.
Table of Contents
Your Health & Weight Status 8
Secrets for Weight Loss 12
Chapter 1 Eating Healthy Foods in Unhealthy Ways 23
Salad Sabotage! 27
Veggies on the Side Can't Be Buttered or Fried 34
Do You Know What's in Your Daily Latte? 37
Quit Picking at Your Healthy Prepackaged Meals 40
Don't Dip Into Fat and Calories 44
Chapter 2 Tradeoffs That Are Making You Fat 51
Diet Soda Can Lead to More Calories 55
Taking the Stairs Won't Offset Your Morning Muffin 59
Don't Save Calories Here, Only to Spend Them There! 62
Vitamins and Supplements Aren't Magic 66
Going Cold Turkey Can Cause Cravings 69
Are You a Snacking Chef? 74
Chapter 3 Emotional Eating 79
Emotional Eating Makes You Feel Worse 83
Work Food is Getting in the Way of Weight Loss 88
Let People See You Eat - Healthy 91
Is a Friend or Loved One Sabotaging Your Weight Loss? 96