The South Beach Diet Supercharged: Faster Weight Loss and Better Health for Life

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Five years ago, with the publication of The South Beach Diet, renowned Miami cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agatston set out to change the way America eats. Now he has an even more ambitious goal: to change the way America lives by helping Americans become fitter as well as thinner and healthier . . . for life.
In the all-new The South Beach Diet Supercharged, Dr. Agatston shows you how to rev up your metabolism and lose weight faster while following the proven healthy eating principles of the original diet: choose good carbs, good fats, lean protein, and low-fat dairy. Collaborating with Dr. Joseph Signorile, a professor of exercise physiology at the University of Miami, Dr. Agatston presents a cutting-edge, three-phase workout that perfectly complements the three phases of the diet itself. Based on the latest exercise science, this ease-into-it fitness program combines low- and high-intensity interval exercise (with a focus on walking) and functional core body-toning exercises. The result: You'll look fitter and you'll burn more fat and calories all day—even at rest.
Also included is the latest nutritional research on how specific foods high in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and a host of phytonutrients help keep you healthy; new and expanded lists of Foods to Enjoy; taste-tempting Meal Plans for phases 1 and 2; and dozens of easy-to-prepare new recipes, including Eggs Frijoles, Chock-Full-of-Veggies Chili, Roasted Tomato Soup, Homestyle Turkey Meatloaf, and South Beach Diet Tiramisu. In every chapter you'll find inspiring success stories from real-life South Beach dieters and plenty of effective weight loss tips. And as an added bonus, Dr. Agatston answers the questions you've most often asked him about the diet since the original book was published.

 

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Good read. Only complaint I have is the recipes or diet itself has a lot of items that people dont usually keep on their shelves. It makes it a bit more cumbersome. People will stick with it more if ... Read full review

Im just not committed

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All is well with the book and the system. Its me that need the review as I cant seem to commit to anything else than eating. Maybe next time. Read full review

Contents

Changing the Way America Lives
3
The Basics of the South Beach Diet
15
Supercharge Your Metabolism
33
The New Epidemic
46
ByeBye Belly Fat
59
Supercharged Foods for Better Health
72
A Generation Overfed and Undernourished
83
PART II
89
Supercharged Fitness Program
141
Make Exercise a Lifestyle
156
Getting Started on the South Beach Diet
161
Losing the Cravings 114
174
Sample Meal Plans
183
Achieving Your Health and Weight Loss Goals
248
Enjoying the South Beach Diet for Life
308
References
317

The South Beach Supercharged Fitness Program
95
Supercharged Fitness Program
111
Supercharged Fitness Program
125
Index
325
Conversion Chart 338
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Arthur Agatston, M.D., is a preventive cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In 1995, Dr. Agatston developed the South Beach Diet to help his cardiac and diabetes patients improve their blood chemistries and lose weight. Since then, his book The South Beach Diet and its companion titles have sold more than 22 million copies. Dr. Agatston has published more than 100 scientific articles and abstracts in medical journals, and recently he received the prestigious Alpha Omega Award from New York University Medical Center for outstanding achievement in the medical profession. He lives in Miami Beach with his wife, Sari.

Joseph Signorile, Ph.D., is a professor of exercise physiology and assistant director of the Laboratory of Clinical and Applied Physiology at the University of Miami. He is widely published and lectures frequently on the subjects of exercise training, muscle physiology, and metabolism.

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