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Dieting for dummies

Author: Jane Kirby; American Dietetic Association.
Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, ©1998.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to dieting that discusses the different strategies that people can use to help themselves achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Kirby; American Dietetic Association.
ISBN: 0764551264 9780764551260
OCLC Number: 40487241
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 360 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. PART I: A Healthy Weight. Chapter 1: Exploring the Connection between Weight and Health. Chapter 2: Assessing Your Own Weight. Chapter 3: Are You Destined to Be Overweight? PART II: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food. Chapter 4: Calorie Basics. Chapter 5: Understanding Your Relationship with Food. Chapter 6: Getting Over Overeating. Chapter 7: Eating Disorders: When Dieting Goes Too Far. Chapter 8: What to Do If Your Child Is Overweight. PART III: A Plan for Healthful Living. Chapter 9: Eating for Your Health: The Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Chapter 10: Putting Healthful Eating Guidelines into Practice. Chapter 11: A Matter of Taste: Using Fat Substitutes and Artificial Sweeteners. Chapter 12: Becoming More Active. Chapter 13: Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle. PART IV: Shopping, Cooking, and Dining Out. Chapter 14: Healthy Grocery Shopping. Chapter 15: Outfitting and Using Your Kitchen. Chapter 16: Eating Healthfully While Eating Out. PART V: Enlisting Outside Help. Chapter 17: Getting Help from a Weight-Loss Professional. Chapter 18: Using Medications for Weight Control. Chapter 19: Joining a Weight-Loss Program. Chapter 20: Sorting Fact from Fiction: Fad Diets and Dieting Scams. PART VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten Myths about Dieting. Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Cut Calories. Chapter 23: Ten Rules for Healthy Living. Chapter 24: More Than Ten Recipes to Live On. Appendix A: Weight Management Resources. Appendix B: The Nutrients in Food. Index. Book Registration Information.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Jane Kirby for the American Dietetic Association.
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Covers the basics of weight loss and nutrition, with information on eating disorders, dietary guidelines, weight loss programs, and developing a healthy relationship with food.  Read more...

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