Mayo Clinic on Healthy Weight

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Donald D. Hensrud
Mayo Clinic, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 208 pages
Weight is an issue of health as well as appearance. Following the tips in this book will help you achieve and maintain the weight that's healthiest for you -- and reduce your risk for weight-related diseases.

That's our commitment to you.

This easy-to-understand book can help you determine, achieve and maintain the weight that's healthiest for you physically and emotionally. You'll learn about nutritious and enjoyable eating, physical activity and making the kind of lifestyle changes that can keep the pounds off. The information is based on the techniques doctors, dietitians, exercise physiologists and other health care professionals at Mayo Clinic use every day in caring for their own patients. Inside you'll discover:
-- The new Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid "TM"
-- WebLink "TM" your interactive partner to this book.
-- Great tasting recipes -- all illustrated with full-color photos
-- How to lose pounds and enjoy the process
-- Eating well to feel well
-- Shopping smarter
-- Restaurant dining tips
-- Fine tuning your cooking routines
-- How to keep the pounds off
-- Devising a workable fitness plan
-- Why fad diets seldom work
-- Much, much more

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Contents

Preface
1
Are you too heavy?
15
What causes obesity?
21
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Hensrud is an internal medicine specialist who focuses on nutrition and preventive medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

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