The 5-Day Miracle Diet: Conquer Food Cravings, Lose Weight and Feel Better Than You Ever Have in Your Life

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Ballantine Books, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 252 pages
Do you knowthat low-fat yogurt, bagels, oranges, bananas, and pasta can make you fat? Do you knowthat swearing off the chocolate you love can make you put on pounds? Do you knowthat you don't need willpower to diet?  What youdo  It'sThe 5-Day Miracle Diet. When East Coast CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, actors, socialites, and famous sports figures need to lose weight, chances are their doctors refer them to Adele Puhn.  She has helpedthousands  Her lucky clients not only lose weight more easily than they ever dreamed possible, but they keep the weight off forever.  The reason for their success is Adele Puhn's revolutionary eating program, which is based on cutting-edge biochemical research and years of experience. Seventy-five percent ofThe 5-Day Miracle Dietis biochemistry.  Glucose is the fuel your body needs to keep going, but when unbalanced eating drops blood glucose levels below a certain point, your body responds with an uncontrollable food craving--usually for a carbo-laden, sugary treat like chocolate, ice cream, cookies, even alcohol--that will give your body an instant hit.  The problem is that the overdose of glucose starts insulin flowing so profusely that the rug is pulled out from under you.  You are left in a state of low blood sugar with a need to eatmore. With Adele Puhn's program, you will learn to eat certain foods at certain timesto regulate your blood sugar and keep it stable all day long  When you're in "good blood sugar," your cravings disappear--a process that takes just five days!  And not only will you lose your cravings, you'll steadily melt away pounds while feeling more energized, mentally focused, and healthier than ever before. The other twenty-five percent of her program tackles thefathead  Adele Puhn gives you powerful strategies for fighting thefathead's  And throw away words likewillpower, motivation  Adele Puhn's program works with your body, not against it, to bring you fabulous results--the weight loss you've always wanted, easier than you ever dreamed possible.

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Contents

Was Born in a Box of Cookies
3
Games People Play
105
Carbohydrate Addict Read This Now
157
Questions My Clients Ask
199
A 10Day Sample Food Journal
231
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About the author (1996)

Adele Puhn, M.S., C.N.S., is a weight-loss and nutritional consultant with a thriving private practice on Long Island, New York, and in Manhattan.  A certified New York State nutritionist, she holds an M.S. in Medical Biology and Clinical Nutrition, as well as the title Certified Nutrition Specialist from the American College of Nutrition.  Adele Puhn is a popular speaker and lecturer. The 5-Day Miracle Diet is her first book.  She lives in Great Neck, New York, with her husband.

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