The 80/20 Diet: 12 Weeks to a Better Body

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Allen & Unwin, 2005 - Cooking - 191 pages
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Author and chef Teresa Cutter presents a sensible and sustainable weight loss and fitness program combined with a strategy for effective healthy eating for the rest of your life.The 80/20 Diet is based on the premise that you can follow Cutter?s program 80 percent of the time, and still eat what you like during the other 20 percent. The book outlines a 12-week eating and exercise regime, and provides monthly eating plans, shopping lists and exercise tips to make it easy. All recipes are simple and fresh, made from ingredients available in the supermarket. The author explains the theory behind the 80/20 diet and why most other diets fail; how to set realistic goals and stay positive; and gives her top ten tips for staying in shape and looking great. The nutritional value of each recipe is given, along with other nutritional information, such as whether the recipe is low-GI or wheat free. There are 20 recipes for each of breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Meals and drinks are included.

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Losing weight 18
lmportant vitamins and minerals 24
Other superfoods 38
Eating out 44
Using the menu plans and recipes 52
Breakfast 68
Lunch 98
The importance of exercise 176
The home workout timetable 182
Conclusion 188

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About the author (2005)

Teresa Cutter is a qualified chef, freelance food editor, personal trainer, fitness instructor and martial arts practitioner. She is a leading authority on healthy low fat cooking and has published several books on this subject.

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