Lose Weight Safely And Naturally With The Greek Yogurt Diet
High in densely-packed protein, calcium, and other healthful nutrients, and low in carbohydrates and calories, Greek yogurt is the diet food of this generation. Greek yogurt packs twice the nutritional benefit of regular yogurt. The Greek Yogurt Diet lets you take full advantage of this powerful weight-loss food and shows you how to combine Greek yogurt with delicious, all-natural recipes…it’s like having dessert with every meal and seeing a slimmer waistline in just a few weeks.
The Greek Yogurt Diet is a healthful, scientifically proven high protein, low-carb approach that offers amazing results according to your lifestyle and your eating habits.
The Greek Yogurt Diet also includes:
• Advice on how to get started, with all the help necessary to tailor your diet to your exact needs
• Comprehensive meal plans to help you integrate Greek yogurt into your daily life
• Simple ways to maximize your results with The Greek Yogurt Diet
• How to create your at-home toppings bar for fabulous Greek yogurt desserts, snacks, and smoothies
Designed by a doctor to put all the amazing benefits of Greek yogurt in your hands, The Greek Yogurt Diet makes incorporating this amazing food into your diet as easy and convenient as Greek yogurt itself!
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About the Author
Dr. Sonali Ruder is a physician, chef, recipe developer, and food blogger. Her passion for food started several years ago when she was doing her residency training in New York City. In 2007 she entered a recipe contest on a whim and ended up being selected from thousands of entrants to compete on a cooking competition on the Food Network. After a few years of competitive cooking, Sonali decided to take her passion for cooking one step further by enrolling in culinary school at the Institute of Culinary Education. While she was a student, she started her popular food blog The Foodie Physician where she uses her medical and culinary backgrounds to help readers create meals that are nutritious and full of flavor. In addition to practicing medicine, Sonali also develops recipes and is a contributing writer for several national magazines, cookbooks, and websites. She recently moved to sunny Fort Lauderdale where she lives with her husband and daughter.
Jo Brielyn is the co-author of Combat Fat for Kids: The Complete Plan for Family Fitness, Nutrition, and Health. Jo is a contributing writer for Hatherleigh Press and has currently completed over 16 nonfiction books about health and wellness. She is a featured author in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels Among Us and has written numerous articles, short stories and poetry for online and print publications. Jo is the founder, writer and web editor of Creative Kids Ideas and serves as web editor and administrator for GetFitNow.com. A western New York native, Jo now resides in Central Florida with her family.
Table of Contents
Greek Yogurt: The World's Healthiest Weight Loss Food v
Part I The Science and Practice of The Greek Yogurt Diet ix
Chapter 1 The Power of Greek Yogurt for Diet and Weight Loss 1
Chapter 2 Research and Evidence Behind The Greek Yogurt Diet 11
Chapter 3 Understanding and Choosing Greek Yogurt 19
Chapter 4 Making The Greek Yogurt Diet Work for Your Goals 29
Chapter 5 Meal Plans 37
Chapter 6 Creating Your Own Greek Yogurt Toppings and Smoothies 49
Quick Reference List for Toppings for Greek Yogurt 57
Chapter 7 Importance of Physical Activity with the Greek Yogurt Diet 59
Part II The Greek Yogurt Diet Recipes 65
Chapter 8 Recipes 67
Appetizers and Snacks 74
Side Dishes 81
Salads and Salad Dressings 88
Part III The Greek Yogurt Diet Toolkit 123
My Weight Loss and Fitness Goals 125
My Favorite Physical Activities 128
My Daily Food Diary 130
My Menu Planner 135
About the Authors 147