The Secret to Skinny: How Salt Makes You Fat, and the 4-Week Plan to Drop a Size and Get Healthier with Simple Low-Sodium Swaps
Health Communications, Incorporated, Sep 1, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 312 pages
Discover the Most Common Diet De-Railer and Blast the Bloat for Good
You eat right. You exercise. But still your scale won't budge. Despite your good intentions and all the stomach crunches you can stand, you could be unknowingly be sabotaging your efforts every day by eating one ingredient that is guaranteed to plug you up, bloat you out, and pack on the pounds. What is this dreaded diet saboteur? Salt.
Salt is everywhere--especially in the very 'diet' foods we eat to lose weight--and it's devastating to our health and our waistlines. In fact, as the Nutrition Twins explain, if you drop the salt you will drop a size—or more!—on their four-week salt-slashing plan.
Think you can't imagine eating food without the salt and flavor? Think again. The Secret to Skinny provides palette-pleasing meals and snacks that will fill you up without filling you out while you enjoy the side benefits of going lo-sodium: improved blood pressure, heart function, skin tone, and overall energy level. You'll learn how to incorporate key foods—the Anti-Bloaters, Flushers, and Slimmers—foods that get and keep you lean by ridding your body of excess salt and revving your metabolism for maximum fat burning. You'll also discover the Bloaters, Pluggers, Chubbers, and Flabbers—the everyday foods that are derailing your best efforts.
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