Take Control of Your Weight: Dr. Jonas's Program for Success
The success rate in commercial weight-loss programs is a dismal 5 to 10 percent - while sensible, self-empowerment systems appear to work better over time. That's the thinking behind Take Control of Your Weight.
Devised by a physician who followed it himself with excellent, long-lasting results, this rational and effective weight-loss program emphasizes personal design and control through low-fat diet, exercise, and life-style changes. There's no need for starvation regimens, special foods, group sessions, or exhausting workouts.
Dr. Steven Jonas first explains the metabolic reasons why gimmick diets not only fail but actually contribute to overweight, then suggests strategies for making a guilt-free, realistic self-assessment; finding which of four major pathways led to your overweight; selecting the correct pathway down to weight loss; and achieving your own goal setting and motivation. Only then does he help you to begin, gradually, an eating and exercise plan geared to your personal needs. Those who are overweight are encouraged to make the right choices and stick with them during the inevitable detours and delays as they're learning about healthy shopping and cooking, which are the basis for healthy eating. Easy to follow and supportive throughout, this book doesn't ask you to believe in miracles - just in yourself.
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Working with with the editors of Consumer Reports Books, Jonas, professor of preventitive medicine at SUNY-Stonybrook and author of The I Don't Eat But I Can't Lose Weight-Loss Program ( LJ 6/15/89 ... Read full review
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