Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less: A Flexible and Delicious Way to Shrink Your Waist Without Going Hungry

Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less: A Flexible and Delicious Way to Shrink Your Waist Without Going Hungry

Mollie Katzen, Walter Willett

Language: English

Pages: 304

ISBN: 1401308929

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The head of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard and the author of Moosewood Cookbook have teamed up to create a new program that will show you how to shrink your waist and keep pounds off--while still eating everything you love!

With so many fad diets telling us to eat only this or none of that, it's no surprise that so many of us believe it's impossible to lose weight while eating a wide variety of delicious foods. But it is possible--and surprisingly simple. Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less presents a medically sound, easy-to-use program that paves the way for lifelong weight loss and good health.

This isn't a diet that deprives you of anything. You'll lose weight while eating and drinking the same things you already enjoy, including chocolate and alcohol! The secret is adding delicious food to your diet and making surprisingly simple changes in what you eat throughout the day. These small moves will add up to a big weight loss.

The Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less eating plan is flexible, adaptable to your lifestyle, and simple to implement. It even features a powerful new way to chart your progress, called the Body Score: The more you raise your Body Score, the more you will lower your weight!

While the concept is simple, the science behind it is not. The plan represents years of research conducted by Walter Willett, M.D., the head of the Harvard School of Public Health's Department of Nutrition, including results from the famous Nurses' Health Study. This study scored each of its more than 84,000 participants on food choices, exercise schedule, and body mass--resulting in a number that accurately determined the nurses' risk of heart disease.

Now, for the first time, Dr. Willett has teamed up with bestselling cookbook author Mollie Katzen to adapt this complex study to everyday use. With their Nine Turning Points and more than 100 delicious new recipes, they've created a user-friendly diet plan with fail-safe results. Choose foods according to these nine principles and you'll raise your Body Score--and lower your weight for good!

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SERVING Protein: 16 g / Saturated Fat: 2 g / Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g / Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g / Dietary Fiber: 8 g / Calories: 275 Place a large skillet or griddle over medium heat.Break the egg into a pie pan and beat it with a fork until uniform and smooth.Add the milk, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla, and stir until well blended.Add the bread (the two slices should just fit, side by side), and let it sit in the custard for several minutes.Turn the bread over and let it soak on the other

which can’t really be effectively consumed on their own. 1 cups (packed) pitted dates (about � pound) � cup flax seeds � cup peanuts � cup dried cranberries (optional) � to � cup peanut butter (salted or not) 1 to 2 tablespoons flaxseed oil (optional) � cup shredded unsweetened coconut (optional) • Use a high-quality “natural” peanut butter for best results. • Purchase flax seed in bulk at natural-food stores, and store in a cool, dark place. • These will keep for weeks or even months

• This keeps for months, if stored in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator. YIELD: ABOUT CUP (11 ONE-TABLESPOON SERVINGS) Protein: 0 g / Saturated Fat: 2 g / Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g / Monounsaturated Fat: 9 g / Dietary Fiber: 0 g / Calories: 111 Measure the garlic, salt, and vinegar into a small bowl or a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Use a small whisk to stir until well blended. Keep whisking as you drizzle in the oil in a steady stream. The mixture will thicken as the oil

leafy salad. � cup orange juice (fresh-squeezed, if possible) 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 small (3-ounce) avocado—or half a larger one, perfectly ripe � cup plain nonfat yogurt 1 tablespoon light-colored honey (possibly a little more) Pinch of salt Up to � teaspoon grated lemon zest or orange zest (optional) • This dressing will keep for about 3 days in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator. YIELD: � CUP Protein: 1 g / Saturated Fat: 1 g / Polyunsaturated Fat: < 1 g /

you). It would give you food that satisfies your appetite both physically and psychologically. It would fit your lifestyle without requiring major shifts in the way you spend your time. And it would naturally—and, for the most part, inexpensively—protect you against chronic illness. Can a diet really do all that? Welcome to Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less. And remember, this book isn’t just about dieting—and it’s definitely not about starving yourself or making jarring, radical changes in your

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