The Perricone Weight-loss Diet: A Simple 3-part Plan to Lose the Fat, the Wrinkles, and the Years

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Random House Large Print, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 477 pages
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Perricone– respected physician, award-winning research scientist, and trusted expert on health and beauty–comes the biggest breakthrough in weight loss since Atkins.

Millions of women and men have restored youthful radiance, smoothness, and suppleness to their skin through Dr. Nicholas Perricone’s advice, care, and transformative eating plan–and all with the welcome yet unexpected benefit of losing excess weight along with the wrinkles! Building on this discovery, Dr. Perricone breaks new ground with his trademark anti-inflammatory program based on the foods, supplements, and lifestyle changes with the proven ability to accelerate fat loss by increasing metabolism and building and maintaining muscle mass.

Consider this staggering fact: As we age, we can expect to gain ten pounds of fat and lose five pounds of muscle each decade. In three easy steps, Dr. Perricone shows how to fight this weight gain and rebuild muscle mass, and avoid the haggard, aging, and drawn appearance that results from other weight-loss programs.

Inside The Perricone Weight-Loss Diet discover

• the rejuvenating and slimming secrets of the anti-inflammatory diet
• which foods, supplements, and lifestyle changes enable us to lose fat while maintaining muscle
• how to control hormones such as insulin and cortisol to lose weight
• how to maintain youthful, firm, and radiantly toned skin on the face and body during weight loss

As an added bonus, as you follow Dr. Perricone’s program you’ll sleep better, have more energy and less stress, and experience greater mental clarity without the food cravings. Lose the weight, the wrinkles, and the years!
 

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User Review  - LauGal - LibraryThing

This book is fabulous! It is common sense basic healthy eating that is really for good health.The weight loss is a side benefit.All abt inflammation whcih affects everything in the body! Also a primer ... Read full review

It didnt tell me how to loose 50 # in 50 days...

User Review  - srdeg - Overstock.com

Bottom line Weight loss is a bear. This plan is NOT what will keep me motivated though the book is a manageable read. Just not the plan for me. Im not that disciplined. sigh Read full review

Contents

Tl1e lnllainmalion Fat Connection
3
Connection
13
Breaking the InfIammationFat
26
The Omega3 WeightLoss Miracle
45
Tlii TlII Sliis
67
12 Nutritional Supplements
148
The Antiinflammatory
182
lw Plan
217
The 14Day Perricone lleightLoss Diet
250
Appendix A The Pros and Cons ofSoy Foods
339
Appendix B Seafood Safety
349
Resource Guide 557
371
Index
451
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Nicholas Perricone, M.D., is the author of three #1 New York Times bestsellers–The Wrinkle Cure, The Perricone Prescription, and The Perricone Promise–as well as The Acne Prescription. He is a board-certified dermatologist, award-winning inventor, research scientist, and internationally renowned anti-aging expert. He is the focus of a series of award-winning PBS specials, and a popular guest on Oprah, Today, and 20/20, among many other programs. Visit the author’s website is www.nvperriconemd.com.

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