Synopses & Reviews
As their bestsellers SuperFoods Rx
and SuperFoods Healthstyle
made clear, recent scientific research has discovered 14 superfoods that can yield dramatic health benefits. But can a diet rich in these powerhouse nutrients also help one to lose weight? The answer is a resounding "yes"—and in SuperFoods Rx Diet,
the authors provide the first weight reduction plan that guarantees optimum nutrition at the same time that it enables dieters to slim down.
Gently easing participants into the program with a Prep and Practice week, followed by alternating SlimDown and FlexPlan cycles, this is a flexible program that allows dieters plenty of choice. The plan has been fully tested in two intensive 30-day trials involving more than 100 volunteers. Nearly everyone on the diet lost at least 6 pounds, with many losing more than 10 pounds. With its easy-to-prepare varied regional recipes and proven health benefits, this is a weight-loss program that health-conscious dieters will want to make their lifetime eating plan.
Rather than concentrating on the balance of protein, fat, and carbohydrates, The SuperFoodsRx Diet
utilizes the incredible benefits of micronutrients - vitamins, minerals, bioflavonoids, fiber, antioxidants, and other phytochemicals - to burn calories. These powerhouse nutrients found in the 14 SuperFoods actually boost your body's metabolism, and the specific combinations in this plan will give you the best results possible.Based on extensive research and studies with real people, The SuperFoodsRx Diet
will help you reach your optimum weight by showing you:
- how to lose up to one inch off your waist and up to 5 pounds during your very first week
- which SuperFoods may reduce cravings
- why SuperFoods dieters get to eat more food while losing weight
- how the built-in flexibility of this plan and the delicious, simple recipes will make The SuperFoodsRx Diet your lifelong guide to good, healthy eating
The authors of the bestsellers "Superfoods Rx" and "Superfoods Healthstyle" provide the first weight reduction plan that guarantees optimum nutrition at the same time that it enable dieters to slim down.
Blockbuster bestseller SuperFoodsRx identified a variety of SuperFoods that prevent disease and significantly improve health. In this follow-up diet plan, The Superfoods Rx Diet—fully tested in two intensive 30-day trials involving more than 100 volunteers—authors Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, MA, RD, Steve Pratt, MD, and Kathy Matthews show how a diet rich in these powerhouse nutrients also helps one to lose weight. The Los Angeles Times listed the hardcover edition in its list of notable weight-loss books. And all across the nation the verdict from satisfied, successful dieters is coming in fast—this is a weight-loss program that health-conscious dieters want to make their lifetime eating plan.
About the Author
WENDY BAZILIAN, DrPH, MA, RD, is a doctor of public health, registered dietitian, and American College of Sports Medicine-certified health and fitness instructor. She is the co-owner of Bazilians Health Clinic in San Diego, where she resides. STEVEN PRATT, MD, FACS, is the best-selling author of SuperFoodsRx and SuperFoodsRx Healthstyle, and a senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California. He lives in Del Mar, California. KATHY MATTHEWS has authored and coauthored 17 books, including the bestsellers SuperFoodsRx, SuperFoodsRx Healthstyle, Medical Makeover, and Natural Prescriptions. She lives in Pelham, New York.