The Simple Diet: A Doctor's Science-Based Plan

The Simple Diet: A Doctor's Science-Based Plan

by James Anderson M.D., Nancy J. Gustafson


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Lose up to 50 pounds in 12 weeks with a doctor's proven plan for losing weight-quickly, easily, and permanently. No counting, no measuring, no hassle.

If you have tried to lose weight and failed, or lost weight and failed to keep it off, you're not alone. Two out of three Americans are overweight, many with between thirty and one hundred pounds to lose. Now Dr. James W. Anderson, a professor of medicine and clinical nutrition at the University of Kentucky, shares his groundbreaking, scientifically based nutritional plan that has already helped thousands of Americans lose weight-sometimes more than one hundred pounds-and keep it off permanently. It can also help you:

  • Lower cholesterol, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar.
  • Reverse type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and other obesity-related health conditions.
  • Decrease your risk for type 2 diabetes and its related consequences.
  • Eliminate the need for dangerous (and expensive) gastric bypass surgery.
  • Help you feel better about yourself and enjoy your life!

    Best of all, you can use prepared foods that are easy to find in the supermarket. There's no calorie counting. No measuring. No guesswork. And if you stick with this easy-to-follow plan-as thousands of people already have-there's a nearly foolproof guarantee of success. Lifelong success. Many people have changed their eating habits and improved their health by using this program. Now it's your turn.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425241066
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/27/2011
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

James W. Anderson, M.D., is a reviewer for many of the world's most prestigious medical journals, and he's published more than 350 scientific studies and founded the Obesity Research Network. He lives in Kentucky.

Nancy J. Gustafson, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietician and served as a nutritionist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, clinical dietician at the University of Maryland Hospital and Carle Clinic in Illinois, and nutrition instructor at North Dakota State University. She lives in Fargo, North Dakota.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Meet Your Future xi

1 Obesity and Extreme Obesity: A Big Problem 1

2 Discovering the Solution: The Simple Diet 9

3 Program Essentials and a Fast Start 27

4 Meal Replacements: Shakes, Entrées-and Success 55

5 Fruits and Vegetables: Adding Volume and Variety 73

6 Physical Activity: Step Right This Way 93

7 Recordkeeping 133

8 Accountability: Gathering Support and Enlisting Help 149

9 If Your Weight Loss Slows: Boosting Weight Loss and Meeting Challenges 167

10 Health and Weight Management: Losing Those Last Few Pounds and Keeping Them Off 195

11 Bariatric Surgery: It's Really Risky-and the Last Resort 221

12 Beyond Weight Loss: Simple Lifetime Health 237

Appendices 253

Notes 291

Bibliography 296

Index 303

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