Leslie Sansone's Eat Smart, Walk Strong: The Secrets to Effortless Weight Loss
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Despite hundreds of fad diets and get-thin-quick schemes, the only real way to be fit is to exercise and eat right. #1 fitness video instructor Leslie Sansone has developed a highly successful walking exercise program. Now she turns her pen to the secrets of her personal diet habits. In LESLIE SANSONES EAT RIGHT, EAT SMART, she applies her proven six-week plan format to reforming the way readers eat. Each week will cover a different habit (such as portion control) with numerous tips on how to apply it. Each week also has a focus food (such as whole grains) explaining its benefits and providing smart and tasty ways to incorporate it into your diet. The point of the book is not to make readers conform to a rigid plan, but to allow them to experiment with different methods and adopt those habits that are most effective.
PreventRed(lycopene)Tomatoes WatermelonProstate cancer, lung cancer, and stomach cancerPurple(flavonoids)Red grapesRed wineBlueberriesEggplantRed cabbageRed peppersCocoa beansCoffeeBeetsPlumsApplesStrawberriesHeart disease and strokeGreen (lutein and zeaxanthin)Spinach Collards ArugulaCataracts, macular degeneration, stomach cancer, colon cancer, and heart diseaseYellow-Green (indole)BroccoliCabbageKaleBrussels sproutsColon cancer, bladder cancer, and heart diseaseOrange (carotene)CarrotsSweet
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