10 Habits that Mess Up a Woman's Diet: Simple Strategies to Eat Right, Lose Weight & Reclaim Your Health

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McGraw-Hill, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 306 pages
A nationally recognized nutrition expert tackles the ten most common mistakes unique to your dieting attempts In this first-of-its-kind book, Elizabeth Somer reveals to youwhat she's learned in more than 25 years on the front lines of nutrition research and counseling--the bad habits that stand in the way of successful weight loss. 10 Habits That Mess Up a Woman's Diet pinpoints the most common downfalls for women--from nibbling off a partner's plate, to soothing themselves with chocolate, to following the latest fad diet--and offers easy, everyday solutions. The book includes real-life stories you'll identify with, and self-assessment tests so you can learn what you're doing wrong. Using checklists, menu plans, snacking tips, and other successful tricks, you can eat healthfully, lose weight, and turn your life around--one habit at a time. The vast majority of people who go on a diet give up without achieving their goal; this book goes to the source of their frustrations by helping them overcome bad habits that undermine their ability to stay disciplined and lose weight The author's previous books, including Food & Mood (Henry Holt,1999) and Age-Proof Your Body (William Morrow, 1998), have sold over 100,000 copies and had extensive national media coverage Elizabeth Somer is one of the country's most visible nutritionists--from her frequent appearances on NBC's "Today" to her monthly articles in Shape magazine, she understands what, how, and why American women eat

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User Review  - allawishus - LibraryThing

This is not a typical diet book in that it doesn't spend a lot of time outlining a meal plan or giving you workouts to follow. Instead, it attempts to synthesize 10 mistakes (or "habits") that women ... Read full review


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Elizabeth Somer, M.A., is a registered dietitian and the author of eight nutrition books. An advisor to Shape and Prevention magazines, she appears frequently on NBC's "Today" and other national television shows.

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