Beyond Pritikin: A Total Nutrition Program for Rapid Weight Loss, Longevity, and Good Health

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Random House Publishing Group, Jan 1, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 288 pages
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Augmenting her previous studies with cutting edge dietary discoveries, a former nutritionist for the USDA's WIC program reveals such findings as margarine is not better than butter. Original.
 

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Contents

Curbing Those Crazy Carbohydrates
1
Glycemic Index
8
The Heart of the Matter
14
Pritildn Promises and Pitfalls
21
The Downside of the Pritikin Prescription I
27
13
33
All About Essential Fats
35
The Beyond Diet Weight Loss
45
Where the Essential Fats
87
Chemistry in the Kitchen
113
The Beyond Diet Master
135
The Solution 31
150
Questions
162
Detox While Dieting
176
Spices and Herbs of Life
233
AppendixNutrition Education Resources
243

The Beyond Diet Prostaglandin
52
Good Fats Gone
58
The Monounsaturates and saturates
66
Diet
77
References I
249
Recipe index
259
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Ann Louis Gittleman is a leading nutritionist and author of numerous books including Get the Sugar Out: 501 Simple Ways to Cut the Sugar in Any Diet and Get the Salt Out: 501 Simple Ways to Cut the Salt Out of Any Diet. In these books, she explains the importance of sugar and salt in a balanced diet, but also the dangers of using them to excess. The book provides valuable tips on how to cut your sugar and salt intake. In Guess What Came to Dinner: Parasites and Your Health, she explains that an amazing one out of six people suffer from internal parasites. A common, but often unknown, danger, parasites are often present in our food. She details the symptoms that people suffering from parasites might undergo, and explains how to guard against these unwelcome invaders. Gittleman has a masters degree from the Teachers College at Columbia University. She was the nutritional director at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Santa Monica, Calif. and has also been a consultant to medical institutions, spas, and clinics.

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