Dr. Abravanel's Anti-Craving Weight Loss Diet: Based on the 8-Week Skinny School Program

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Bantam Books, Jan 1, 1990 - Cooking - 268 pages
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In the Skinny School Anti-Craving Program, Dr. Abravanel illustrates the craving cycle through case histories. He provides self-tests so readers can identify their own problem areas, then menus and food group substitutes to enable them to withdraw from their food addiction.

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With a thesis that the intense cravings which some people have for particular types of foods (i.e., sweets and starches, or greasy and salty foods) cause weight-loss diets to fail, Abravanel contends ... Read full review

Contents

The Reality of Cravings I
1
What Cravings Are For
13
The Feeling Youre Looking For
27
The MState in Action
39
Creating the Fake MState
50
The Euphoria Principle
69
The Cravings Analysis Checklist
79
The Skinny School Craving Cures
96
The Sweet and Starch Cravers Diet
138
The Greasy and Spicy Food Cravers Diet
149
Anticraving Supplements
159
The Lard Lessons
182
Following the Skinny School Anticraving Program
193
Beyond the Cravings Cure
210
Appendix
221
Notes
252

All You Need Is Taste
99
How to Taste and Smell
114
Tastes That Cure Cravings
126
Index
263
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About the author (1990)

Elliot D. Abravanel, M.D., is known as a founder of holistic medicine. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 1969. For many years he served Maharishi Mahesh Yogi as head of medical staff and as Professor of Medicine at Maharishi European Research University, where he pursued reseearch on the relationship between consciousness and ideal health. In 1975 he opened a private medical practice in Beverly Hills, California, where he developed the Body Type System. He is the author of three books: "Dr. Abravanel's Body Type Diet and Lifetime Nutrition Plan," "Dr. Abravanel's Body Type Program for Health, Fitness and Nutrition," and "Dr. Abravanel's Anti-Craving Weight Loss Diet," as well as numerous medical publications. He now divides his time between writing, lecturing, and research. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Weiyi Xu.
Elizabeth King Morrison is a writer and educator who specializes in the creation of individual health and nutrition programs. She received her B.A. from Swarthmore College and her M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of two books on Transcendental Meditation in secondary education. She co-authored all three Body Type books with Dr. Abravanel, and has trained many health professionals in the Body Type System. She lives in Eureka, California, with her husband, the writer Ralph Morrison.

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