The Science of Skinny: Start Understanding Your Body's Chemistry--and Stop Dieting Forever
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Offering serial dieters a healthy and lifelong way to shed pounds--and keep them off-- The Science of Skinny includes: kick-start plans; guidelines for family- and kid-friendly meals; quick and delicious menus and more than 50 recipes; shopping lists and eating-on-the-go tips; easy fitness routines; and more.
become grossly obese. The effect was not from excess food intake, but from a biochemical disturbance created by the MSG. Repeated and more recent studies have shown that this MSG-induced obesity occurs in most animal species, including monkeys, proving this phenomenon is not exclusive to rats. In fact, the effect is so well established and reproducible, scientists now routinely use MSG to purposefully induce obesity in animals to study the effects of obesity and its complications. In subsequent
replace what you would get from eating the actual food. You cannot take vitamins or alkalizing green drinks in place of eating fruits and vegetables. No vitamin pill or supplement can make up for a diet that is lacking in variety and nutrients. The Processed-Free Eating Plan ensures that you get a variety of food as well as the proper amount of nutrients from whole food supplements. Please see the list of recommended foods and supplements in the appendix (page 403). Terri’s Story I am a
paprika. Nutrition per serving: 50 calories; 3 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 1 g protein; 6 g carbohydrates; 1 g dietary fiber; 0 mg cholesterol; 0 mg sodium SIMPLY SKINNY ALMOND CRUNCH GRANOLA Most commercial granolas contain canola oil, soybean oil, high amounts of sugar, or all three! This simple version is one of the best granolas you can eat. MAKES 5 CUPS (SERVING = ¼ CUP) ⅓ cup extra-virgin coconut oil ½ cup raw honey or coconut nectar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond
Key Vegetables Include as many as you can of the following vegetables in your meal plans. You’ll find great recipes using these veggies in Chapter 15. Asparagus: Known for its use in the treatment of arthritis and rheumatism, as well as its cancer-fighting abilities, asparagus also contains high concentrations of the liver-cleansing compound glutathione and an amino acid called asparagine. These compounds quickly alkalize and cleanse the body, which excretes high amounts of toxins and
to freshen your breath at the end of your meal.2 The flavonoids in parsley—especially one called luteolin—are strong antioxidants that protect against free radical damage to the cells. In addition, parsley is an excellent source of two other antioxidant nutrients, vitamins A and C, which are also important for the prevention of many diseases, including lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke, and alleviating rheumatoid arthritis. Sweet potatoes and yams: Sweet potatoes are not just for