Weigh Less, Live Longer: Dr. Lou Aronne's Getting Healthy Plan for Permanent Weight Control

Weigh Less, Live Longer: Dr. Lou Aronne's Getting Healthy Plan for Permanent Weight Control

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Overview

Weigh Less, Live Longer: Dr. Lou Aronne's Getting Healthy Plan for Permanent Weight Control by Louis J. Aronne, Fred Graver

Based on the author's own research and his work with other leading weight-control specialists, this book offers a lifetime eating plan designed to help readers lose as much weight as they safely and realistically can and keep it off indefinitely. Contains new information on how the body develops and stores fat, how and why people lose and regain weight including the latest research on the impact of genetics, metabolism and psychology. The program helps readers learn how to eat, how to exercise, and how they can control their relationship with food for the rest of their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471176954
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/24/1996
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 4.18(w) x 6.74(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

THE SCIENCE OF WEIGHT CONTROL.
Introducing the Getting Healthy Approach.
Understanding Your Body.
The Link between Weight and Health.
GETTING THE SUPPORT YOU NEED.
The Emotional Challenges.
A Helping Hand.
THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF DIETING.
Learning Good Food Habits.
Keeping a Weight Control Journal.
Structuring Your Diet.
Getting Started.
Weight Control for a Lifetime.
TWO MENU PLANS THAT WORK.
Menu Plan I: The Low-Fat, High-Carbohydrate Approach.
Menu Plan II: The Lower Glycemic Index Approach.
Recipes for the Getting Healthy Plan.
Adding Variety to Your Diet.
THE EXERCISE PROGRAM.
Basic Exercise Principles.
Designing Your Own Exercise Program.
A Final Word.
Resources.
Index.

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