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The Volumetrics Weight Control Plan : Feel Full on Fewer Calories - R A Barnett

The Volumetrics Weight Control Plan

Feel Full on Fewer Calories

Paperback Published: 5th December 2000
ISBN: 9780060932725
Number Of Pages: 336

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Dieters everywhere have the same complaint: they're hungry all the time. Now this revolutionary book, based on sound scientific principles, can help you lose weight safely, effectively, and permanently without those gnawing pangs of hunger.

"The Volumetrics Weight-Control Plan" introduces the concept of "energy density" -- concentration of calories in each portion of food. Here you'll learn how to avoid high energy -- dense foods, and how such different nutritional factors as fat, fiber, protein, and water affect energy density and satiety. You'll discover which foods, eaten under which circumstances, allow you to consume fewer calories and still be satisfied. And you'll get to know the hidden calorie traps, seemingly innocuous foods that can sneak unwanted calories into your body. Finally, the authors offer 60 sensible, tasty and easy recipes, plus an integrated program of exercise and behavior management that can be sustained over a lifetime.

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Acknowledgmentsp. VIII
What Is Volumetrics?p. 1
Introductionp. 2
The Energy Density Breakthroughp. 9
How to Lose Weight and Keep It Offp. 24
Creating Your Own Weight Management Programp. 25
What We Eat and Drinkp. 39
Fatp. 41
Carbohydratesp. 56
Proteinp. 76
Alcoholp. 84
Water and Other Beveragesp. 91
Soupp. 99
The Food Guidep. 105
Volumetrics and the Food Guide Pyramidp. 110
The Energy Density Spectrum: Single Foodsp. 116
The Energy Density Spectrum: Beverages and Mixed Foodsp. 133
The Menu Planp. 149
Menusp. 154
Modular Food Listsp. 173
Recipesp. 190
Modifying Favorite Recipesp. 253
An Active Lifep. 257
The Exercise Prescriptionp. 258
The Satiety Lifestylep. 268
Are You Hungry?p. 269
Varietyp. 281
Sizing Up Portionsp. 291
Meal Timing Myths: Questions and Answersp. 295
Resourcesp. 300
Referencesp. 304
Indexp. 315
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ISBN: 9780060932725
ISBN-10: 0060932724
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 5th December 2000
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 13.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.25

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