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Serotonin Revolution: The Low-Carb Diet That Won't Make You Crazyby Lowri Turner
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Lowri Turner is a popular TV personality, radio broadcaster and consumer journalist in the UK. She is also a qualified nutritionist and hypnotherapist and currently writes on health and lifestyle for magazines including Top Santé and Women’s Fitness. She is the resident nutritionist for Mother & Baby magazine. Lowri sees private clients at two clinics specializing in women’s health and weight loss.
"Turner, a British television personality, nutritionist, and hypnotist, offers a new approach to weight loss by focusing on the alleged hormonal imbalances that keep readers from attaining their goals. Regardless of which of the four hormones (serotonin, dopamine, leptin, adrenals) she singles out, all roads lead to a low-carb diet free of processed foods, white flour, and refined sugar. She presents over 70 recipes, as well as meal plans, for each of the four hormones readers would like to focus on. Dishes include chicken breasts with lentils and roasted cherry tomatoes, tiger shrimp with cauliflower 'couscous,' pollock with salsa verde and carrot puree, and even a baked mocha cheesecake that uses Stevia instead of sugar. All her dishes are toothsome and flavorful, with nutritional information provided. Regardless of which path readers choose to follow, they won't do themselves much harm in moving to a more vegetable and lean protein-focused diet. If they incorporate exercise (only referenced in passing), they'll likely do even better. Readers serious about addressing hormonal issues tied to weight gain would do better consulting a licensed endocrinologist. Color photos throughout. Agent: Deborah McKenna, Deborah McKenna Ltd." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
Lowri Turner is a highly regarded television personality, radio broadcaster and consumer journalist. She currently writes about health and lifestyle for, among others, The Times, Top Santé, Women's Fitness and Diet Now, and she is also resident nutritionist for Grazia. She is a qualified nutritionist and specialises in women's health and weight loss in her clinic in London. The author lives in UK.
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