The Science of Skinny: Start Understanding Your Body's Chemistry--and Stop Dieting Forever

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Hachette Books, Jul 3, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 448 pages
With scientific research, her own chemistry background, and the traditional diets of our not-so-distant ancestors as her guide, Dee McCaffrey casts new light on an age-old wisdom: Eating foods in their closest-to-natural form is the true path to sustained weight loss and, in fact, the remedy for almost any health problem. We are so far removed from foods in their natural state that we now call them “health foods,” a sad admission that we’ve compromised our health for the sake of convenience. The Science of Skinny aims to create a space for change--to educate and enlighten readers on the value of proper nutrition so that they can find a healthier and more life-affirming relationship with their bodies and the food they eat.

Offering serial dieters a healthy and lifelong way to shed pounds--and keep them off-- The Science of Skinny includes: kick-start plans; guidelines for family- and kid-friendly meals; quick and delicious menus and more than 50 recipes; shopping lists and eating-on-the-go tips; easy fitness routines; and more.

 

 

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The author makes a strong argument for for eating whole unprocessed foods. As far as I can tell the science is sound. The book is heavily footnoted with an excellent index. The problem with this diet ... Read full review

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An interesting book on nutrition and losing weight. So many books, so many calories, so many pounds to lose. Who is right, who is not, who knows. But one thing I can say is I learned some worthwhile ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
From Junk Food Junkie to Natural Food Expert Twenty Years
Smart Scientists and Our NotSoDistant Ancestors
The Science of Skinny Laws and Natures Perfect Foods
A Scientists View of Sugar and Flour
The Scientific Skinny on Fats and Oils
The Worst Nutritional Disaster in History
Food Chemistry Gone
Alkalize and Liverize The Secrets to a Clean and Balanced Body
Putting It All Together The ProcessedFree Plan for Balanced Eating
Skinny Superfoods
Skinny Beginnings The Initial TwoWeek Cleansing and Alkalizing
Skinny for Life Ongoing Phase for Optimal Health
A Lifetime of Gentle Balanced Living
Skinny on the
ProcessedFree Recommended Products List

Living Processed Free in an OverprocessedFood World

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About the author (2012)

Dee McCaffrey is an organic chemist, nutrition educator, and cofounder of the Center for Processed-Free Living. She appears regularly on television and radio shows throughout the United States and Canada. She lives in Tempe, Arizona. 

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