What Diet? (Collins Gem)

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HarperCollins UK, May 24, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 192 pages
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A clear practical guide to diets that do work and why they work. From food combining to detoxing to an ayurvedic approach, you can work out which healthy eating plan is the best for your body type.

Dieting has become a way of life for many people, but often with negative results. Instead of losing weight, their weight yo-yos and as they get older, it becomes harder to lose weight.

With obesity on the increase, even amongst children, it is vital we choose eating plans that are sensible, healthy and long term.

Everybody is different, some people have fast metabolisms, some have slow metabolisms. This book will help you identify your body type and help you choose an eating plan that is right for you.

Gem What Diet? gives a clear outline of various healthy eating plans, explains why they help you to lose weight, and provides sample menus and meals.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
SELFASSESSMENT
SETTING YOUR GOALS
THE BASICS
PSYCHOLOGY
TYPES OF DIET
HEALTH AND SAFETY
FOOD COMBINING
HIGH FIBRE
PROTEINCARBOHYDRATE BALANCE
SLIMMING CLUBS
EXERCISE
AEROBIC EXERCISE
RESHAPING
RECREATIONAL EXERCISE

DIET BASICS
CALORIE COUNTING
SHORTTERM DIETS
AYURVEDA
MACROBIOTICS
DETOXING
LOW FAT
LOW CARB
BLOOD TYPE
EXERCISE VIDEOSDVDS
KEEPING THE WEIGHT OFF
GLOSSARY OF TERMS
FURTHER READING
USEFUL ADDRESSES
Copyright
About the Publisher
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Mary Clark is a certified nutritional advisor and diet consultant and has written extensively on the subject.

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