Low-Calorie Dieting For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 5, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 364 pages
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Break your bad habits and start enjoying a low-cal lifestyle!

Want to lose weight and keep it off for good? This no-nonsense guide shows you how to consume fewer calories than you burn, providing a delicious, easy, and safe low-calorie plan you can follow for life! You'll find tools to improve your eating and exercise habits, cope with stress and boredom, assess your progress, and live healthier and happier.

Discover how to:

  • Understand your metabolism.
  • Set realistic, attainable goals.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Stock a low-cal kitchen.
  • Eat right with simple, scrumptious, low-calorie recipes.
  • Stay motivated long-term.
  • Find outside support.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Understanding the Basics
7
Dinner
14
Figuring Out the State of Your Weight
19
Working with Guidelines for Healthy LowCalorie Living
37
Getting Started The FourWeek Plan
59
Cooking in a LowCalorie Kitchen
83
Planning LowCalorie Menus The First Four Weeks
109
Crustless Bacon Quiche
240
Preparing Tasty Lunches
249
Chinese Chicken Noodle Salad
255
T Pita Pizza with Artichokes and Mozzarella Cheese
261
White Bean Soup with Kale and Sausage
267
Sitting Down to Delicious Dinners
269
Oven Fried Fish Fillets
286
Fitting In Snacks and Desserts
293

Pulling through Your Plans First Few Months
133
Working Out and Working the Weight Off
155
Overcoming Obstacles and Moving On
177
Staying Fit and Stopping Regain in Its Tracks
193
Helping Yourself with Outside Resources
207
Trying TimeTested LowCalorie Recipes
223
Breakfast
225
T Berries with Custard Sauce
233
T Bean and Cheese Nachos
300
Ten Benefits of Following a LowCalorie Diet
313
Ten LowCalorie Success Stories
319
Calorie Counts of Select Foods
329
Calorie Counts by Food Groups
339
Metric Conversion Guide
345
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Susan McQuillan, a registered dietitian, writes about food, nutrition, and weight control from her home in New York City. She received her bachelor’s degree in dietetics management from New York University and her master’s degree in human nutrition from Hunter College, both in Manhattan. She was formerly a food and nutrition editor at American Health magazine and Reader’s Digest general books division. Susan is the author of Breaking the Bonds of Food Addiction (Alpha/Penguin) and a contributor to many health and nutrition-related books and cookbooks. Her articles and recipes have appeared in Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Cooking Light, Prevention, Fitness, Women’s Sports and Fitness, McCall’s, and Fit Pregnancy magazines.

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