Despite its name, this book is not about getting skinny,it’s about getting healthy. And the authors?both members of EN‘sEditorial Advisory Board’succeed in that aim. They teach the reader how tomake sensible food choices and become more active to lose weight. For manyoverweight people, losing just 5% to 10% of their current weight can get themhealthy, though not necessarily skinny.
The book can help you take control of what you eat in aworld where “Big Gulp,” “Value-Sized” and “Grande”have become the norm. It is loaded with practical information, and no food isoff limits. The catch? You must choose commonsense portions to help you cutcalories. Guidelines are given.
Over 50 recipes are included, plus sample menus. Theauthors ease you into gaining control of your own meal planning by week three.Activity goals and illustrations of simple strength-training and stretchingexercises are included.
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