Secrets of the Lean Plate Club: A Simple Step-by-Step Program to Help You Shed Pounds and Keep Them Off for Good

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Macmillan, Apr 3, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages
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"The seasoned creator of the hot Washington Post diet column elegantly coaxes us through an eight-week balanced program for sustainable healthy weight loss that everyone can follow. Climb on board."
– Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., coauthor of the New York Times bestseller You: The Owner's Manual


As recent studies have shown, you can lose about the same amount of weight on any of the most popular diets out there. The problem is keeping it off. In Secrets of the Lean Plate Club, you will learn how to pick the best weight loss program, tailored to your own personal needs.

Join the millions of people who have shed pounds and kept them off with Sally Squires' unique, ‘non-diet' approach that will help you:

*Develop an eight-week customized, personal weight loss program

*Eat smart and move more

*Rediscover the joy of eating well with delicious recipes and healthy meals from famous chefs

*Learn how to develop healthier habits and keep your weight under control

Sally's tools for choosing the best foods, habits, and activities can help you achieve a healthy weight and make your results stick once and for all! Secrets of the Lean Plate Club is the first and only step you'll need to keep the weight off and to live a leaner life.

"A must-read for anyone who is serious about dropping the extra pounds."
– Karen Miller-Kovach, M.S., R.D., chief scientific officer, Weight Watchers International Inc.

Sally Squires has a master's degree in nutrition from Columbia University and is an award-winning, nationally syndicated columnist with The Washington Post. Her column, The Lean Plate Club, is featured every Tuesday in HEALTH and at WashingtonPost.com. She lives in Washington, D.C.

 

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Squires (coauthor,The Spotlight Diet for Children ) reaches millions of readers through her nationally syndicated "Lean Plate Club" column for theWashington Post . With this book, she sets out an ... Read full review

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Contents

Secrets of the Lean Plate Club
3
Are You Ready to Achieve a Healthier Weight?
19
Setting Your Goals and How to Get There
56
Nutrition Bite by Bite
77
Get Physical
103
THE LEAN PLATE CLUB EIGHTWEEK PROGRAM
109
What You Can Add to Your Life
111
Week 1 What Colors Are in Your Rainbow?
115
Week 4 Protein Power
170
Week 5 Clean Up Your Garbs
186
Week 6 Count on Calcium
209
Week 7 Mindful Eating
218
Week 8 Sleep to Reach Your Dreams
232
HEALTHY HABITS FOR LIFE
241
Successful Losers
243
Recipes
261

Week 2 Fiber Up
144
Week 3 Swap the Bad for the Good
155

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Sally Squires has a master's degree in nutrition from Columbia University and is an award-winning, nationally syndicated columnist with The Washington Post. She is the co-author of The Stoplight Diet for Children. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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