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The Mediterranean Prescription: Meal Plans and Recipes to Help You Stay Slim and Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

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LOSE WEIGHT, STAY FIT, AND FEEL GREAT WHILE EATING SOME OF THE MOST DELICIOUS AND HEALTHIEST FOOD ON EARTH.

Renowned for its dazzling beauty and delectable cuisine, the Mediterranean island of Sicily has historically one of the healthiest diets in the world. Recent studies show that this eating style can reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and depression, and that it can even increase fertility rates!Now all the succulent flavors and myriad benefits of Sicilian cooking are yours to savor in the very first weight-loss program that will not only help you effortlessly shed unwanted pounds but will become a prescription for a lifetime of nourishing, palate-pleasing fare.

Created by respected physician Dr. Angelo Acquista, who has successful counseled his patients on weight management for years, The Mediterranean Prescription starts with a two-week weight-loss stage that includes simple, delectable recipes to help you lose eight to ten pounds right away. Still convinced that all diets leave you feeling deprived? Imagine eating Baked Zucchini with Eggplant and Tomatoes, Sweet-and-Sour Red Snapper, Chicken Cacciatore, Pasta Fagioli, and Baked Onions. Dr. Acquista culled his Sicilian mother’s recipe box for the most mouthwatering recipes–plus he includes meals from famous chefs at top Italian restaurants, such as Cipriani and Serafina. If you follow these lifestyle-changing suggestions, you will enjoy

• long-term success: Eat the foods you love and enjoy–bread, pasta, and all your favorite Italian dishes–while adopting healthier eating habits.

• no more addictions: A two-week “tough love” stage helps you kick the habit of sugar, junk food, and preservatives.

• zero deprivation: The Sicilian way of cooking and combining foods means less snacking in between meals, and less temptation to fill up on desserts.

• family-friendly recipes: Children will love and benefit from the dishes as well, so you can share the good eating and the good health.

Plus you’ll find vital information on how being overweight affects each part of your body, including the skin, brain, heart, liver, joints, back, and breasts.

Most people don’t realize that many of their health problems derive from unhealthful weight. Discover the Sicilian secret to a happy life. Capture a pleasurable way of eating that will bring all the blessings and bounty of the Mediterranean to your table, to your life, and to your health!

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Angelo Acquista, M.D., received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan as an attending physician and clinical instructor. He is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and tropical diseases. He served as medical director for the New York City Office of Emergency Management and on Mayor Guiliani's Task Force on Bioterrorism. He is the New York Times bestselling

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Touting the benefits of a Mediterranean diet in promoting overall health and well-being, a guide to good eating explains how to achieve one's proper weight with a collection of meal plans and more than one hundred recipes that teaches readers how to practice moderation in one's eating, as well as intelligent indulgence. 25,000 first printing.

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Advance praise for The Mediterranean Prescription

We have a saying, ‘He who enjoys good health is rich.' If that’s the case, my dear friend Angelo is a very wealthy man. If you follow his delicious recipes and nutritional expertise, you, too, will be rich-body and soul.

–Giuseppe Cipriani

The Mediterranean Prescription is the ideal weight loss plan-you lose weight and keep your heart healthy without even realizing it. Since you always feel like you are eating gourmet meals, you will be able to stick to it for life and keep the weight off permanently.

-Lyssie Lakatos, RD, LD, CDN, CPT, and Tammy Lakatos Shames, RD, LD, CDN, CPT, The Nutrition Twins, authors of Fire Up Your Metabolism: 9 Proven Principles for Burning Fat and Losing Weight Forever

I have enjoyed Angelo's delicious meals, and I’ve cooked beside him as well. His supreme knowledge of food will make you feel like he's right in your kitchen with you, too

-Ivana Trump

From the Hardcover edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307488091
Subtitle:
Meal Plans and Recipes to Help You Stay Slim and Healthy for the Rest of Your Life
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Author:
Acquista, Angelo Dr
Author:
Acquista, Angelo
Author:
Angelo Acquista
Author:
Laurie Anne Vandermolen
Author:
Vandermolen, Laurie Anne
Subject:
Health & Fitness : Diets - General
Subject:
Diets - General
Subject:
Cookery, mediterranean
Subject:
Diet
Subject:
Diets - Better Health
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - Mediterranean
Subject:
Diets - Weight Loss
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Diets
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Diet and Nutrition
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Diet and Nutrition
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060411
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
306

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Cooking and Food » Diet and Nutrition » General
Cooking and Food » Diet and Nutrition » Low Fat Dieting
Cooking and Food » Regional and Ethnic » Mediterranean
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Diet and Nutrition
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
History and Social Science » Sociology » Agriculture and Food

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Product details 306 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307488091 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Angelo Acquista, M.D., received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan as an attending physician and clinical instructor. He is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and tropical diseases. He served as medical director for the New York City Office of Emergency Management and on Mayor Guiliani's Task Force on Bioterrorism. He is the New York Times bestselling
"Synopsis" by , Touting the benefits of a Mediterranean diet in promoting overall health and well-being, a guide to good eating explains how to achieve one's proper weight with a collection of meal plans and more than one hundred recipes that teaches readers how to practice moderation in one's eating, as well as intelligent indulgence. 25,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , Advance praise for The Mediterranean Prescription

We have a saying, ‘He who enjoys good health is rich.' If that’s the case, my dear friend Angelo is a very wealthy man. If you follow his delicious recipes and nutritional expertise, you, too, will be rich-body and soul.

–Giuseppe Cipriani

The Mediterranean Prescription is the ideal weight loss plan-you lose weight and keep your heart healthy without even realizing it. Since you always feel like you are eating gourmet meals, you will be able to stick to it for life and keep the weight off permanently.

-Lyssie Lakatos, RD, LD, CDN, CPT, and Tammy Lakatos Shames, RD, LD, CDN, CPT, The Nutrition Twins, authors of Fire Up Your Metabolism: 9 Proven Principles for Burning Fat and Losing Weight Forever

I have enjoyed Angelo's delicious meals, and I’ve cooked beside him as well. His supreme knowledge of food will make you feel like he's right in your kitchen with you, too

-Ivana Trump

From the Hardcover edition.

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