The Healthy Obsession Program: Smart Weight Loss Instead of Low-Carb Lunacy

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BenBella Books, Inc., Aug 21, 2013 - Health & Fitness - 324 pages
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Seeking to dispel the myths surrounding low-carb diets, this instructional guide reveals the flaws in logic behind such eating methods while helping weight watchers develop a healthy and satisfying lifestyle. With both short- and long-term research indicating that consuming excess fat and protein increases the chance of heart disease, osteoporosis, cancer, and liver and kidney diseases, this book provides readers with an alternative weight-loss program that has a proven track record. Based on the principles of monitoring all foods eaten, watching the fat content of each meal, and exercising—no less than 10,000 steps a day—this guide allows readers to understand that the biological forces they are up against in their desire to lose weight are not necessarily their destiny.
 

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Contents

8 Steps to Success
1
Why LowCarb Diets Dont Work for You
25
Make the Decision
53
Know the EnemyYour Biology
87
Seven Elements of Eating to Lose
103
Find Lovable Foods that Love You Back
139
Move to Lose
153
SelfMonitor and Plan Consistently
189
Understand and Manage Stress
217
Make HOP Last a Lifetime Slumps Slump Busters
243
A Parents Guide to Healthier Happier Children
261
HOP Recipes from the Chefs of the Academy of the Sierras and Wellspring Camps
273
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Daniel S. Kirschenbaum, Ph.D., is a professor of psychiatry & behavioral sciences at Northwestern University & directs the Center for Behavioral Medicine. He consults with corporations, including Weight Watchers & the U.S. Olympic team; his program is endorsed by the American Council on Exercise.

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