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Complete Idiot's Guide to Weight Loss (Complete Idiot's Guides)by Lucy Beale
Synopses & Reviews
Shed those pounds the healthy way.
This brand-new edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Healthy Weight Loss not only gives readers critical information on nutrition and healthit also delivers everything they need to know about the mental and exercise pieces of the weight-loss puzzle. In addition, it presents a comprehensive overview of today's most popular diets, chapters on such major diet types as low-fat, low-sodium, low-carb, and low-cal, as well as chapters on dieting for kids, dieting for diabetics, dieting for heart health, and more. Best of all, readers will find five unique diet plans to help them lost weightand keep it offstarting today!
-Features new research on how nutrition and certain foods affect body weight -Expanded information on surgical and pharmaceutical options for weight loss, plus the skinny on supplements and over-the-counter remedies -Upload exercise chapters with more fat-burning exercises and updated charts for calorie burning (including suggestions for meeting the U.S. Government's new exercise recommendations)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319) and index.
-- Overall, dieting is the best-performing topic in the health and fitness category.
-- There are many dieting books on the market today, many of which contradict one another in their claim to have the one formula for success that will rid readers' bodies of unwanted pounds forever. This book will appeal to those who feel confused and overwhelmed by all of these other books, who mainly need to learn the fundamentals in an easy, non-intimidating format.
The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Weight Loss will help readers reach their ideal size by learning what to eat, how to exercise, and how to avoid common weight-loss pitfalls. The book will dispel popular weight myths and replace them with confidence-boosting knowledge, practical advice, and inspirations to get them started on the right path, right away. Also, readers will discover what foods are needed for healthy weight loss and how to balance them in a safe and healthy nutritional plan, and how to incorporate exercise into their weight loss plan, and specifically how to achieve greater muscle tone and stamina.
About the Author
'Lucy Beale is creator of the bestselling CD and speaking series Be Thin in Body, Mind and Spirit. She\'s the author of several books, including The Complete Idiot\'s Guide to Low Carb Meals, The Complete Idiot\'s Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals, and The Complete Idiot\'s Guide to Glycemic Index Weight Loss.
Sandy G. Couvillon, MS, LDN, is a registered dietician who has taught seminars on the benefits of wholesome nutrition for 25 years, and has been featured on television and radio and in nationally syndicated newspapers. She is the co-author of The Complete Idiot\'s Guide to Low-Carb Meals.'
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