The Flavor Point Diet: The Delicious, Breakthrough Plan to Turn Off Your Hunger and Lose the Weight for Good

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Random House Large Print, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 443 pages
What if there were a weight-loss diet that allowed you to eat your favorite foods and be completely satisfied, without ever counting calories or restricting food groups again? What if this diet was supported by scientific research from the prestigious Yale Prevention Research Center and was clinically proven to help you shed excess pounds quickly and safely, improve your blood sugar, lower your blood pressure, and reverse other key markers of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease?

That diet is here! From Dr. David Katz, acclaimed director of Yale's Prevention Research Center, ABC News' chief medical correspondent and O Magazine's nutrition columnist, comes THE FLAVOR POINT DIET, a mouthwatering, groundbreaking diet drawn from cutting-edge science that maximizes your eating pleasure, optimizes your health, and guarantees permanent weight loss. By combining foods selected by flavor, this research-based breakthrough method tricks your brain into being satisfied all day long, so you don't eat when you don't need to. Following "flavor themes" by week, day, meal and dish, you'll learn to reach the Flavor Point-- the moment at which you feel completely full and deliciously satisfied-- sooner, so you can shed pounds faster! Just follow the delectable step-by-step menu plan and you'll lose up to 32 lbs in 12 weeks.

Boasting 12 weeks of menu plans, over 150 new recipes, and testimonials (with before and after photos) from Dr. Katz's clinical studies, the book also offers substitution lists, helpful tools, dozens of tips on how to adapt the plan to fit each reader's personal tastes and lifestyles, and a complete blueprint for using the scrumptious new method for life. Plus, there's no need to prepare alternate meals for the rest of the family-- it's nutritionally healthy for all, even for kids!

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The Katzes - David is a high-profile nutritionist, and Catherine a cook - urge readers to rehabilitate their taste buds, which have been conditioned to need lots of variety owing to the prevalence of ... Read full review

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DAVID L. KATZ, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP is Associate Clinical Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, and the Director of Medical Studies in Public Health, at the Yale University School of Medicine. He is co-founder and Director of Yale's Prevention Research Center, Chief Medical Correspondent for ABC News, nutrition columnist to 'O,' the Oprah Magazine, and the author of a syndicated health/nutrition column for the New York Times. He has appeared extensively on national television and in magazines and newspapers and has published 8 previous books.

CATHERINE S. KATZ, PhD was raised in the south of France, and learned the fine art of southern French and North African cooking from her mother and aunt. She came to the US at age 14, settled in Houston, Texas, and promptly gained about 25 lbs from her sudden immersion in the "toxic nutritional environment" of the United States! It took her several years to learn all the strategies necessary to compensate for the challenges of that environment, and stabilize her weight permanently. Catherine is a neuroscientist by training. During recent years, her talents have been devoted to the raising of her 5 children and raising the standards of gourmet nutrition.

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