The Complete Idiot's Guide to Good Fat, Good Carb Meals

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Penguin, Jun 7, 2005 - Cooking - 400 pages

Not all carbs and fats are created equal. Emphasizing the benefits of a diet rich in complex carbohydrates, monounsaturated fats, and Omega-3 fatty acids, this comprehensive guide offers readers more than 300 recipes that tantalize the taste buds-from appetizers to desserts and everything in between. The recipes are designed to help readers lose weight without feeling deprived or experiencing the cravings that so often come with low-carb and low-fat diets.

* Diet books that highlight good carbs and good fats, such as The South Beach Diet, outsell low- and no-carb diet books
* Readers of diet cookbooks buy multiple books on the subject
* According to the American Medical Association, 64% of Americans are overweight or obese, and it's worsening


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Title Page
Whats the Skinny on Fats?
FreshStart Breakfasts and Snacks
An Egg on Every Plate
Snack Attack
Midday Magic
Crisp and Cool Salads
Have Thermos Will Travel
Veggie Main Dishes
OnePot Meals
Light Bites and Appetizers
Veggies on the Side
Pasta Potatoes and Grains
Life on Sweet Street
Cookie Jar Treats

Afternoon PickMeUps
The Dish on MainDish Entrées
Wheres the Beef?
Ways with Poultry
Seaside Specialties
On the HalfShell
The Other Lean Meats
Frozen Chillers
Fruit Fun Chapter 24 Splurges
Appendix A Glossary
Appendix B WeekataGlance Menu Suggestions
Further Readings

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About the author (2005)

Jorj Morgan is the author of "Fresh Traditions: Classic Dishes for a Contemporary Lifestyle, At Home in the Kitchen," and "At Home Entertaining," Her nutrition advice has appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines, including the "Wall Street Journal" and the "Washington Post," Shes appeared on such nationally syndicated television programs as "At Home Live" and on QVC.
JoAnn Whipple, a registered and licensed dietitian and a certified diabetes educator, has been educating clients for years about the benefits of a healthy weight through proper nutrition and exercise.

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