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Weight Watchers Weight Loss That Lasts: Break Through the 10 Big Diet Myths
     

Weight Watchers Weight Loss That Lasts: Break Through the 10 Big Diet Myths

by Rippe, Weight Watchers
 

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Break through the 10 big diet myths!

In this book, renowned expert Dr. James Rippe and Weight Watchers give you the scientific knowledge you need to break through the myths, get off the dieting roller coaster, and shed those pounds for keeps.

Believers Beware!

MYTH #1 You can't lose weight and keep it off

MYTH #2 A few extra pounds don't matter

MYTH #3

Overview

Break through the 10 big diet myths!

In this book, renowned expert Dr. James Rippe and Weight Watchers give you the scientific knowledge you need to break through the myths, get off the dieting roller coaster, and shed those pounds for keeps.

Believers Beware!

MYTH #1 You can't lose weight and keep it off

MYTH #2 A few extra pounds don't matter

MYTH #3 Willpower is the key to successful weight loss

MYTH #4 You can lose weight with exercise alone

MYTH #5 Calories don't matter—avoid fats or carbs to lose weight successfully

MYTH #6 You can't lose weight if you have the wrong metabolism or genes

MYTH #7 You can boost your metabolism by what, how, and when you eat

MYTH #8 It doesn't matter how you take the weight off; you can think about keeping it off later

MYTH #9There is only one right approach to losing weight

MYTH #10 Your weight is your problem, and you need to solve it on your own

"Incisive and refreshing. James Rippe and Weight Watchers expose a series of ten myths pervasive in the weight-loss industry, revealing both the kernels of truth they contain and how they have been misinterpreted and distorted."
—Claude Bouchard, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471736295
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/04/2005
Series:
Weight Watchers Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
242
Sales rank:
707,719
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

JAMES M. RIPPE, M.D., is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He is the founder and Director of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, one of the largest nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle medicine research organizations in the United States.

KAREN MILLER-KOVACH is Chief Scientific Officer of Weight Watchers International, Inc. Weight Watchers meetings provide the coaching and tools to help people make positive changes for lasting weight loss.

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