Allen Carr's Easyweigh to Lose Weight

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Penguin UK, Dec 2, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 224 pages
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Allen Carr, international bestselling author of The Easy Way to Stop Smoking, helps you to take off the pounds in Allen Carr's EasyWeigh to Lose Weight.

Lose weight without dieting, calorie-counting or using will-power

Allen Carr's revolutionary eating plan allows you to enjoy food, savour flavours all while you're losing weight. You can:

• Eat your favourite foods
• Follow your natural instincts
• Avoid guilt, remorse and other bad feelings
• Avoid worrying about digestive ailments or feeling faint
• Learn to re-educate your taste
• Let your appetite guide your diet

Allen Carr, author of the world's bestselling guide to giving up smoking, uses his unique approach to help you lose weight simply and easily in no time at all - in Easyweigh to Lose Weight.


A happy reader says:
'I've found the answer I've been looking for for 20 years! I've done every diet you can think of. My sister urged me to buy the book - and I'm so glad I did! It isn't someone telling you what to do, it isn't a weird eating plan, IT ISN'T A DIET! There's no guilt... There's no stuggle... There's no restrictions... You just know what to do and you know you want to do it and why!'

Allen Carr was an accountant who smoked 100 cigarettes a day until he discovered EASYWAY. Having cured his own addiction he went on to write a series of bestselling books, most famously The Easy Way to Stop Smoking. His books have sold more than 13 million copies worldwide. Allen's lasting legacy is a dynamic, ongoing, global publishing programme and an ever-expanding worldwide network of clinics which help treat a range of issues including smoking, weight, alcohol and "other" drug addiction.

 

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I read this book hoping that it would be similar to his Stop smoking book but his book is not accurate at all , he talks allot about eating natures food and how we were like apes and not made to eat meat but fruit , and its very samey. I honestly am disappointed I really had expected this book to be allot better than it was.  

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An excellent book. The author in detail explains the reasons why we tend to over eat. He also explains the power of marketing and social conditioning not to mention the addictive nature of processed foods. Identifying true hunger and false hunger is another powerful tool to improved eating habits and this is covered extensively in the book and the fantastic cd that puts in the spoken word key points of the healthy eating argument. From day one after reading this superb book I was celebrating a new found joy in natural foods savouring each mouthful and eating to the point that left me feeling fantastic not bloated or uncomfortable. I no longer crave sickly sweet or fatty tasting processed junk pitying those that do. In one day of reading I revised 6 months of expensive consultations with a dietician...read this book and begin the journey to weight loss better blood sugar and cholesterol levels and a new found energy... 

Contents

Introduction by Dr Michael Bray 1 The Easyweigh to lose weight
The squirrel
My claim
Why diets cannot work
Oureating habits
Theincredible machine 7 The mostintelligent species on the planet 8 The flaw in the incredible machine
What is the exact weight you wish to
Intake and disposal
Why do we eat?
Our intake
What is a natural food?
The plastic bucket syndrome
Howdo wild animalsdistinguish
between food and poison?
How dowe know whentostart andstop eating? 17The important association between hunger andtaste 18 Theincredible varietyof food
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About the author (1999)

Allen Carr was an accountant who smoked 100 cigarettes a day until he broke the habit and wrote a series of bestselling books. He built a hugely successful network of stop smoking clinics across the world and is the author of The Easy Way to Stop Smoking, How to Stop Your Child Smoking and The Easy Way to Enjoy Flying. Allen Carr was diagnosed with lung cancer in the summer of 2006 and died in November of the same year. Many thought it likely that the years he spent curing smokers in smoke-filled sessions at his clinics must have contributed to this illness, but Allen Carr remained positive, 'Given that I am informed that I have cured at least 10 million smokers on a conservative estimation, it's a price worth paying.'

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