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
From chemist and successful “anti-dieter” who lost more than 100 pounds and has kept it off for twenty years: a processed-free plan based on science and natural, whole foods
 

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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

From Junk Food Junkie to Natural Food Expert
3
Smart Scientists and Our NotSoDistant Ancestors
21
The Laws of Skinny Science and Natures
37
A Scientists View of Sugar and Flour
47
The Scientific Skinny on Fats and Oils
95
The Worst Nutritional Disaster in History
123
Food Chemistry Gone Mad
131
Living Processed Free in an OverprocessedFood
149
Skinny Beginnings The Initial TwoWeek Cleansing and Alkalizing Phase
269
Skinny for Life Ongoing Phase for Optimal Health
295
A Lifetime of Gentle Balanced Living
321
Cooking Tips and Recipes
331
Skinny on the Go
391
What Now? Nutritional Responsibility and Staying Informed
397
Metric Conversion Chart
401
Acknowledgments
403

Alkalize and Liverize The Secrets to a Clean
171
THE SKINNY
193
Putting It All Together The ProcessedFree Plan for Balanced Eating and Living
195
Skinny Superfoods
221
ProcessedFree Recommended Products List
405
Notes
411
Index
421
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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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