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The Flexitarian Diet: The Mostly Vegetarian Way to Lose Weight, Be Healthier, Prevent Disease, and Add Years to Your Lifeby Dawn Jackson Blatner
Synopses & Reviews
Provides a flexible meal plan, meat-substitute recipes, and practical weight loss tips, along with five-week meal plans, five "FlexFood" categories, and a helpful Flex Score quiz.
If you'd like to have all the health benefits of a vegetarian diet--but can't imagine giving up meat . . .
If you'd like to lose weight, increase energy, and boost your immunity--but can't stand following a bunch of rules and restrictions . . .
The Flexitarian Diet is just for you!
"With her flexible mix-and-match plans, Dawn Jackson Blatner gives us a smart new approach to cooking and eating."
--Joy Bauer, M.S., RD, CDN, "Today" show dietitian and bestselling
About the Author
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, LDN, is a registered and licensed dietitian and a national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association. She appears regularly in print and video on Lifetime Television's website, MyLifetime.com, hosts a Healthy Eating segment on Chicago's Fox News in the Morning, writes a food and nutrition blog for USA Today, and teaches cooking classes at The Chopping Block Cooking School. She is an advisory board expert for Fitness and Time Out Chicago magazines. She has appeared on CNN as well as "Dateline NBC, NBC Nightly News, and other programs. Visit her website at www.dawnjacksonblatner.com....
Table of Contents
Introduction: Flex Effects--weight loss, disease prevention and so much more
SECTION ONE: Getting Started--The 5-by-5 Flex Plan
The Flex 5: food groups, meal plan, recipes, fitness, troubleshooters
Setting the Right Flex Goal
Your FlexScore: How Flex Are You?
SECTION TWO: 5 Flex Food Groups
Flex Food Group 1: Meet the New Meat
Flex Food Group 2: Veg Out and Satisfy Your Fruit Tooth
Flex Food Group 3: Go With the Grain
Flex Food Group 4: Dairy Discovery
Flex Food Group 5: Sugar & Spice (and everything in between)
Fill in the Nutrient Gaps from A to Z
SECTION THREE: 5 Week Flex Meal Plan & 5 Ingredient Flex Recipes
Flex Fridge, Pantry & Spice Rack Staples
Essential Flex Kitchen Tools
Week One Recipes, Meal Plan, Shopping List
Week Two Recipes, Meal Plan, Shopping List
Week Three Recipes, Meal Plan, Shopping List
Week Four Recipes, Meal Plan, Shopping List
Week Five Recipes, Meal Plan, Shopping List
SECTION FOUR: 5 Flex Fitness Factor
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