Ann Louise Gittlemans Guide to the 40-30-30 Phenomenon

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 29, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 128 pages

A leading nutritionist offers a safe, effective, and proven alternative to yo-yo dieting

The nations recent fat-free "health" craze has resulted in obesity levels up 30 percent, unchanged heart disease rates, an increase in diabetes, and a sugar consumption rate of 150 pounds per year per American! Anne Louise Gittlemans Guide to the 40/30/30 Phenomenon offers a more effective approach to healthy eating and permanent weight loss.

The 40/30/30 diet provides a balance of complex carbohydrates, protein, and fat devised to make the best use of the bodys hormonal responses to food, thereby regulating blood sugar, reducing stored fat, and preventing hunger and cravings. Time-tested, this user-friendly approach to restored health can be adjusted to fit an individuals biochemical makeup, including blood type.

Highlights include:

  • Latest research on essential fats and CLA (conjugated linoleic acid)
  • Glycemic index of more than 100 food items
  • Up-to-date information on carbohydrate-connected disorders including diabetes and Syndrome X
  • 21-day 40/30/30 program for various caloric needs

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A Balanced Diet
Is the 403030 Diet Right for You?
Carbohydrates from the 403030 Perspective

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About the author (2001)

Ann Louise Gittleman is a nationally acclaimed nutritionist and author. The former nutritional director at the Pritikin Longevity Center, she has been widely featured as a health expert on television and radio. She is the author of several books, including the bestselling Eat Fat, Lose Weight.

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