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Healthy Carb Cookbook For Dummies

Published 07-14-2005

According to <i>USA Weekend</i>, over a quarter of the adults in the U.S. have tried a low-carb diet. Many people have enjoyed lasting success. Others have felt mystified or deprived and given up! <p>Whether you&#8217;re a first-timer or a &#8220;try, try-againer&#8221;, this book helps you get with the low-carb program and stick with it! Building on the success of <i>Low-Carb Dieting For Dummies</i>, it gives you loads of nutritional information plus more than 100 sumptuous low-carb recipes like Crunchy Brunch Oatmeal Pecan Waffles, Caribbean Chicken, Chile Spiced Broccoli, and Lemon Torte with Raspberries. <i>Low-Carb Cookbook For Dummies</i> includes:</p> <ul type="disc"> <li>A complete nutritional analysis for each recipe so you can&#8217;t go wrong</li> <li>Lots of recipes for dishes with 5 carbs or less</li> <li>Recipes that de-carb no-nos like Southern fried chicken and Philly cheese steak sandwiches</li> <li>Recipes for soups, seafood, and meat dishes, including pork chops, lamb and steaks (with a steak chart so you can chart a low-carb course)</li> <li>Recipes for great desserts, including chocolate specialties and cheesecake</li> <li>Vegetarian recipes and crock pot specialties</li> <li>Terrific wrap recipes using lettuce, tortillas, or crepes</li> <li>Guidelines for eating low-carb when you&#8217;re dining out or brown-bagging it</li> </ul> <p>Author <b>Jan McCracken</b>, a health advocate and low-carber for more than ten years, has written two low-carb cookbooks and is a contributor to numerous low-carb publications. Having fallen off the low-carb wagon several times herself, she alerts you to things that can sabotage your success and clues you in on carb counting and techniques that have worked for her. You&#8217;ll get started right with:</p> <ul type="disc"> <li>Mini-courses on low-carb math and on low-carb nutritition and the glycemic index</li> <li>A shopping list for stocking a low-carb kitchen</li> <li>The scoop on different kinds of carbs and artificial sweeteners</li> <li>Tips on using spices creatively for variety and flavor</li> <li>Advice on incorporating exercise, including taking the first step (and lots more steps) with a pedometer</li> <li>Tips for reducing stress (a common cause of bingeing)</li> </ul> <p>With this information, you won&#8217;t be mystified. With the fantastic recipes, you won&#8217;t feel deprived. You will be inspired to stick to a low-carb lifestyle&#8212;one that can help you lose weight and feel healthier!</p>

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