General (Diet & Nutrition)

Can pizza be healthy? What should you feed your kids for breakfast? How can you fast safely? What is high fructose corn syrup, anyway? Plus, recipes, exercises, and lots more.

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Nutrition For Dummies

Published 05-04-2021

<p><b>Updated with the latest available research and the new 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines</b></p> <p>It's a scientific fact: You really are what you eat. Good nutrition is your meal-ticket to staying sleek, healthy, and strong&mdash;both physically and mentally. <i>Nutrition For Dummies</i>, 7th Edition is a complete guide that shows you how to maintain a healthy weight, promote health, and prevent chronic disease. This book gives you the know-how to put together a shopping list, prepare healthy foods, and easily cut calories. Along the way, there's up-to-the-minute guidance for building a nutritious diet at every stage of life from toddler time to your Golden Years. Enjoy!</p>

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Fast Diets For Dummies

Published 12-04-2013

<b>Lose weight with the Fast Diets? Easy!<br /> <br /> </b> <p>Over the last few decades, food fads have come and gone, but the standard medical advice on what constitutes a healthy lifestyle has stayed much the same: eat low-fat foods, exercise more, and never, ever skip meals. Yet, over that same period, levels of obesity worldwide have soared.&#160; So is there a different, evidence-based approach?</p> <p>Yes!&#160; Fast Diets are the revolutionary part-time weight loss programs with lifelong health and anti-aging results. <i>Fast Diets For Dummies</i> is your hands-on, friendly guide to achieving weight loss, without having to endlessly deprive yourself. Inside, you&#8217;ll get the lowdown on easily incorporating one or all of these unique dietary programs into your busy life. You will get the lowdown on tackling the most popular fasting diets such as:&#160; The Fast Diet (5-2 Diet), Intermittent Fasting, Micro-Fasting, and One Meal a Day (Warrior Diet). It offers you information and tips on how to incorporate these unique and popular dietary programs into your busy daily life.&#160;&#160;</p> <ul> <li>How and why the benefits of these fasting diets go well beyond weight loss</li> <li>Fast diets dos and don&#8217;ts</li> <li>How to get started and everything you &#160;need to know to help you along the way</li> <li>Over fifty 500- and 600- calorie meals that are quick and easy to make</li> </ul>

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Dieting For Dummies

Published 12-19-2003

Does the world really need another book on dieting? More important, do you? Plenty of diet books make promises that this one doesn't. Lots tell you that losing weight and keeping it off is easy when you know their secrets. Well, here's a secret that the other books won't tell you: Dieting gimmicks, like banning pasta, don't work. And that's precisely why you need this book. It's not about fad plans or take-it-off-quick schemes. It's about balancing healthful eating and exercise for a lifetime. <p>This second edition of <i>Dieting For Dummies</i> is for anyone who has eaten too much and wants to lose weight. The information presented here is appropriate for someone wanting to lose 10 pounds or 100 pounds. You can use it as a guide for eating healthfully, and not only a way to lose weight. Because, when you discover how to eat the healthy way, you <i>will</i> lose weight.</p> <p>The material in <i>Dieting For Dummies</i> is grouped so that you don't have to start at the beginning&#160;&#8211;&#160;although that's a nice place to start. If you'd rather, you can flip right to the chapter that contains the information you need. You'll discover information on</p> <ul> <li>Understanding what a healthy weight is and how to find yours</li> <li>Getting over overeating</li> <li>Formulating a plan for healthy eating</li> <li>Shopping, cooking, and dining out to make eating healthy easier</li> <li>Finding and working with health-care professionals you can trust, for when you can't seem to go it alone</li> </ul> <p>People come in a wide range of heights, weights, and girths. One is not better than another. But staying within your healthiest weight range can help you achieve optimal health and well-being. Let this book help you see through the fog of fads and myths. Then read on and find out how you can stop dieting and start living healthfully.</p>

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