Citing the numerous potential health benefits of walking, from lower blood pressure to decreased stress levels, a guide on how to use walking as a means of losing weight lists the typical number of steps needed to perform everyday activities and explains how to use a pedometer to track progress. Original.
According to USA Weekend, 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! Whether you’re a first-timer or a “try, try-againer”, this book helps you get with the low-carb program and stick with it! Building on the success of Low-Carb Dieting For Dummies, 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. Low-Carb Cookbook For Dummies includes: A complete nutritional analysis for each recipe so you can’t go wrong Lots of recipes for dishes with 5 carbs or less Recipes that de-carb no-nos like Southern fried chicken and Philly cheese steak sandwiches 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) Recipes for great desserts, including chocolate specialties and cheesecake Vegetarian recipes and crock pot specialties Terrific wrap recipes using lettuce, tortillas, or crepes Guidelines for eating low-carb when you’re dining out or brown-bagging it Author Jan McCracken, 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’ll get started right with: Mini-courses on low-carb math and on low-carb nutritition and the glycemic index A shopping list for stocking a low-carb kitchen The scoop on different kinds of carbs and artificial sweeteners Tips on using spices creatively for variety and flavor Advice on incorporating exercise, including taking the first step (and lots more steps) with a pedometer Tips for reducing stress (a common cause of bingeing) With this information, you won’t be mystified. With the fantastic recipes, you won’t feel deprived. You will be inspired to stick to a low-carb lifestyle—one that can help you lose weight and feel healthier!
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In 2005 she weighed in at 246 pounds and was labeled clinically obese. Not long after she was diagnosed with hypertension. Feeling both defeated and deflated it was time to live healthy. Many years of eating the wrong foods, lack of exercise and nutrition finally caught up with her. After seeing a research study that 95 to 97 percent of people, who lose weight gain it back, plus more within 2 to 4 years, she was determined to beat the odds. With extensive research, education, trial and error and nearly 2 years later, she loses 96 pounds and is taken off of blood pressure medication for good. Keeping the weight off now for nearly 6 years she has proven that statistics don't dictate her future. She shares the real reason for obesity and why many people struggle keeping the weight off!
Active Living Every Day, Third Edition, is a behavior change strategy book intended to help the reader become more physically active. It includes activities and tools within every chapter to encourage the reader to make long-term changes to improve health.
Discover the benefits of power walking and take simple steps to boost your energy levels with Walking for Fitness. Whether you want to include walking in your workout regimen or simply want to be more active and reach the recommended 10,000 steps a day, this collection of strategies can help you maximize the benefits of fitness walking. Seven 12-week-long walking programs target a range of goals, from weight loss to completing a marathon. Step-by-step photographs demonstrate correct techniques, and stretching and strengthening exercises are explained to complement your walking program and help you improve your overall well-being. Now revised and updated, Walking for Fitness provides you with everything you need to achieve good health, increased vitality, and weight loss. No matter your age or fitness level, make every step count with Walking for Fitness.
Seeking to dispel the myths surrounding low-carb diets, this instructional guide reveals the flaws in logic behind such eating methods while helping weight watchers develop a healthy and satisfying lifestyle. With both short- and long-term research indicating that consuming excess fat and protein increases the chance of heart disease, osteoporosis, cancer, and liver and kidney diseases, this book provides readers with an alternative weight-loss program that has a proven track record. Based on the principles of monitoring all foods eaten, watching the fat content of each meal, and exercising—no less than 10,000 steps a day—this guide allows readers to understand that the biological forces they are up against in their desire to lose weight are not necessarily their destiny.