The Nantucket Diet: A Safe and Effective 3-phase Program for Permanent Weight-loss and a Healthy Lifestyle

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Ballantine Books, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 286 pages
What is it about Nantucket that keeps people who live there so fit, healthy, and happy? Is it the nutritious food and the active lifestyle? Imagine a diet that allows you to eat your fill of classic New England cuisine with recipes from Nantucket's top restaurants: Pesto Crusted Rack of Lamb, My Lobster Rolls, Pineapple-Raspberry Napoleon, and other mouthwatering fare. A diet has never been so delicious. Welcome to Nantucket!
Sensible, and effective, The Nantucket Diet presents a way of eating and living that best benefits your body and state of mind. For maximum results, you calculate your calorie needs using a weight-loss formula based on your individual metabolism. With the goal of maintainable weight loss, this program is a sound scientific alternative to fad diets and the drastic dietary changes they require, which result only in weight regain and frustration. At the diet's core is a three-phase eating plan-termination of weight gain, weight loss, and weight maintenance-that puts you back in control of your weight.
The Nantucket Diet shows you how to
- eat right and live well without strict limitations
- lose weight-and keep it off-permanently
- incorporate basic exercise into your day-without breaking a sweat
- cheat (yes, cheat!) with a weekly" ""make love to life" meal that curbs the urge to binge (recipes included!)
- create your own meals and snacks, or take advantage of the sample menus and full range of meal plans-with recipes from top Nantucket restaurants
- benefit from a new understanding of essential weight loss and lifestyle issues-from insulin and carbohydrates to vitamins and supplements
The Nantucket Diet's premise is that there is nolegitimate quick fix to your weight problem. This comprehensive weight-management program will pay off in the long term with its goal of sustainable weight loss and a healthier lifestyle. Best of all, the food is delicious, and you'll finish every meal feeling satisfied and feeling great!

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About the author (2005)

SOL JACOBS, M.D. practices endocrinology in the greater Boston area. Dr. Jacobs is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and is a faculty member of Tufts University School of Medicine.
JANE CONWAY CASPE is a fashion model working and living in the greater Boston area and on Nantucket. She is a fourth-generation descendant of one of the original settling families of the island of Nantucket.

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