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Belly Fat Diet For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-34585-6
360 pages
November 2012
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The fast and easy way to lose belly fat

Lowering body weight can reverse or prevent diabetes; lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels; and improve sleep apnea and other sleep problems. The easy recipes and exercises outlined in Belly Fat Diet For Dummies gives you the edge you need to shed unwanted pounds and gain muscle tone.

Do you carry extra weight around your midsection? Belly Fat Diet For Dummies gives you practical, trusted advice for shedding it—the fast and healthy way. You'll get a proven, 14-day quick-start program that guarantees results within days: a no-gym fitness plan that starts with a fat-melting, bodyweight-only workout and progresses to more advanced exercises further toning and tightening your belly. Plus, you’ll get over 40 delicious belly-burning recipes to help you manage your weight.

  • A no-gym fitness plan that starts with a fat-melting bodyweight-only workout and then progresses to a more advanced exercises futher toning and tightening your belly
  • Over 40 delicious belly-burning recipes
  • Loads of options customized for: carboholics, meat lovers, chicken and seafood fans, chocoholics, fast-food junkies, diabetics, and vegans
  • Includes useful tips, body-sculpting exercises, and delicious recipes using superfoods to help shrink your waistline
  • A comprehensive maintenance plan to help you stay on track

Belly Fat Diet For Dummies is a complete and informative guide that makes shedding weight practical and fun—with results in days.

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Introduction 1

Part I: The 4-1-1 on Belly Fat and the Skinny on the Diet 7

Chapter 1: Taking Control of Your Waistline and Your Health 9

Chapter 2: The Truth about Belly Fat 15

Chapter 3: Step Away from the Scale: Examining Your Health and Body Type 25

Chapter 4: How the Belly Fat Diet Can Work for You 39

Part II: Working Your Way to a Flatter Belly  57

Chapter 5: Preparing Yourself for the Belly Fat Diet 59

Chapter 6: The Key Nutritional Components for a Flat Belly 77

Chapter 7: Jumping into Your Meal Plan 111

Chapter 8: Meal Plans 127

Chapter 9: Easing Yourself into Exercise 153

Chapter 10: Belly-Blasting Workout Routines 163

Part III: Cooking Up Some Healthy and Tasty Recipes 195

Chapter 11: Planning and Stocking a Flat-Belly-Friendly Kitchen 197

Chapter 12: Waking Up to Healthy Breakfast Options 211

Chapter 13: Whipping Up Lunches That Fight Belly Fat 225

Chapter 14: Deliciously Slimming Dinners 239

Chapter 15: Desserts and Snacks 257

Part IV: Overcoming Obstacles and Managing Your Progress  267

Chapter 16: Common Pitfalls and Challenges 269

Chapter 17: Dining Out and Special Occasions 283

Chapter 18: Belly Fat Maintenance Plan 301

Part V: The Part of Tens  315

Chapter 19: Ten Belly-Bloating Foods 317

Chapter 20: Ten Nutrients That Shrink Your Belly 321

Index 325

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Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDE, is a nationally recognized nutrition and fitness expert who has contributed to national media outlets such as the CBS Early Show, ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, Fitness Magazine, and Prevention Magazine, among others.

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November 15, 2012
Shed Unwanted Pounds and Gain Muscle Tone

Do you carry extra weight around your midsection? Visceral fat, also known as belly fat, doesn’t just have a negative impact on appearance, but is also one of the most dangerous fats to your health. Belly fat has been linked to everything from an increased risk of heart disease, to type 2 diabetes, cancer, and even Alzheimer's disease.

But the good news is just making small lifestyle changes can dramatically decrease this harmful fat. Increasing your intake of foods rich in nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, conjugated linoleic acid, and even vitamin D can dramatically help to shrink your waistline. In fact, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found eating foods rich in soluble fiber, such as vegetables and beans, can help reduce visceral fat, or belly fat, around the midsection. The study found that incorporating these foods into your diet and making key lifestyle changes can have a big health impact.

With Belly Fat Diet For Dummies (978-1-118-34585-6, Wiley, November 2012) written by nationally recognized nutrition and fitness expert Erin Palinksi-Wade, you can learn how to make these changes effortless and affordable. The book is full of options customized for: carboholics, meat lovers, chicken and seafood fans, chocoholics, fast-food junkies, diabetics, and vegans, plus useful tips, body-sculpting  exercises, and delicious recipes using ABS power foods.

You'll get a proven, 14-day quick-start program that guarantees results within days: a no-gym fitness plan that starts with a fat-melting, bodyweight-only workout and progresses to more advanced exercises further toning and tightening your belly. Plus, you’ll get over 40 delicious belly-burning recipes to help you manage your weight and a comprehensive maintenance plan to help you stay on track and keep your results permanently.

This is a complete and informative guide that makes shedding weight practical and fun—with results in days.

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