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The South Beach Diet Good Fats, Good Carbs Guide: The Complete and Easy Reference for All Your Favorite Foods

The South Beach Diet Good Fats, Good Carbs Guide: The Complete and Easy Reference for All Your Favorite Foods

by Arthur Agatston
The South Beach Diet Good Fats, Good Carbs Guide: The Complete and Easy Reference for All Your Favorite Foods

The South Beach Diet Good Fats, Good Carbs Guide: The Complete and Easy Reference for All Your Favorite Foods

by Arthur Agatston

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Overview

You don't have to give up fats or carbs—you just need to choose the right ones. All fats and carbohydrates aren't created equal. The good kinds nourish your body as they help you lose weight. The bad kinds—found in sugary, fatty foods like doughnuts, snack foods, and fast-food meals—damage your body’s ability to burn off what you eat. Worse, eating them actually triggers cravings and makes you even hungrier!

On the South Beach Diet, by best-selling author and Miami Beach cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., you eat plenty of good carbs and good fats—delicious, healthy foods that crush cravings, curb overeating, and leave you satisfied rather than starving. And now, with the revised The South Beach Diet Good Fats, Good Carbs Guide, you have all the information you'll need to make the right meal choices—anytime, anywhere.

This expanded guide does all the work—more than 1,200 food listings at your fingertips. You'll know at a glance if a food is compatible with the South Beach Diet—each entry lists its carbohydrate, sugar, fiber, fat, and saturated fat information. Plus, for the first time, all the foods have recommendations for each phase of the diet, according to the nutritional principles Dr. Agatston explains in his introduction. Packed with new essential information and expanded sections covering foods like meal replacement bars and fast-food listings, meal makeovers, and more, The South Beach Diet Good Fats, Good Carbs Guide is your key to lifelong health and weight loss.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594861987
Publisher: Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 04/19/2005
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 135,162
Product dimensions: 5.18(w) x 6.86(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Arthur Agatston, M.D., is a preventive cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In 1995, Dr. Agatston developed the South Beach Diet to help his cardiac and diabetes patients improve their blood chemistries and lose weight. Since then, his book The South Beach Diet and its companion titles have sold more than 22 million copies. Dr. Agatston has published more than 100 scientific articles and abstracts in medical journals, and recently he received the prestigious Alpha Omega Award from New York University Medical Center for outstanding achievement in the medical profession. He lives in Miami Beach with his wife, Sari.

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