Slim Down Sister: The African-American Woman's Guide to Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss

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Dutton, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 229 pages
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Slim Down Sister offers a comprehensive program of diet and exercise especially geared to empower African-American women to take control of their weight and their health. This unique book, written by experts in the fields of health and nutrition, shares important information about:
-- How to lose weight -- and keep it off
-- How to reduce the risk of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease
-- The Soul Food Pyramid: low-fat versions of favorite recipes that keep the flava but lose the fat
-- Tips and words of wisdom for staying focused, motivated, and committed
-- Survival strategies for staying on track during family gatherings, holidays, and stressful times
-- The Sister Circle -- how to start a support group

Featuring motivational stories from women who have lost weight, a guide to organizing a church-based weight-loss program, and sample menus and daily food plans, Slim Down Sister will help black women achieve and maintain their optimal weight and health.

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Written by nutrition consultants Weaver and Fabiola Gaines and a senior editor at Family Circle magazine, Angela Ebron, this work deals with the issue of obesity among black women and its link to life ... Read full review



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