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Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-49157-7
336 pages
May 2013
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The easy way to boost your metabolism and lose weight... for good!

People often wonder why their dieting and exercise efforts seem to result in little or no weight loss. Some people may have to work hard to simply maintain their current weight. With such a dilemma, they may blame their woes on a "slow metabolism".  Unfortunately, there is no miracle diet that works for everyone because everyone has a unique body type and traits which impact their metabolic rate. Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies helps you identify why your efforts have failed in the past and determine how to shift your unique metabolism into high gear by eating specific foods and performing particular exercises. Transform your mind and body for good with what Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies offers:

An explanation of common misconceptions about metabolism

How to calculate and influence one's metabolic rate

How to get in the right mindset and embark on the path to lifestyle change

How to navigate the grocery store for metabolism boosting foods and 40+ quick and easy recipes

Meal planning tips and smart strategies for eating out

Metabolism boosting workouts

Tips to get family onto the healthy metabolism wagon

If you're looking for a fun and easy-to-understand guide that shows you how to put your metabolism to work, increase overall health, and get the body you've always wanted, Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies has you covered.

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Introduction  1

Part I: Getting Started with Boosting Your Metabolism  7

Chapter 1: Metabolism 101: Understanding How It Works 9

Chapter 2: Your Metabolism and Your Daily Life 31

Chapter 3: Determining and Influencing Your Metabolic Rate 47

Part II: Laying the Groundwork for Boosting Your Metabolism  67

Chapter 4: Preparing Your Mind and Body for a Healthier Life 69

Chapter 5: Choosing Metabolism-Boosting Foods and Nutrients 95

Chapter 6: Planning Meals: Composition, Timing, and Eating Behavior 121

Part III: Recipes  135

Chapter 7: Awaken Your Metabolism with a Balanced Breakfast 137

Chapter 8: Powerful Lunches 149

Chapter 9: Delicious and Nutritious Dinners, Appetizers, and Sides 161

Chapter 10: Desserts and Snacks 177

Part IV: Health and Lifestyle Issues  187

Chapter 11: Metabolism Workouts 189

Chapter 12: Spotlight on Hormone-Disrupting Conditions 219

Chapter 13: Staying on the Metabolism-Boosting Bandwagon 237

Chapter 14: Smart Strategies for Eating On-The-Go 259

Part V: The Part of Tens  275

Chapter 15: Ten Sure Signs You’re Boosting Your Metabolism 277

Chapter 16: Ten Tips to Fight Cravings 283

Chapter 17: Ten Metabolism Myths Dispelled 289

Index  295

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Rachel Berman, RD is the Director of Nutrition for CalorieCount.com, a free Web site and mobile app which provides tools to help people lead healthier lives. A nationally recognized nutrition expert, she has appeared on The Today Show, several local television and radio health segments, and is frequently quoted in print and online publications.

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Check out author Rachel Berman on TODAY with Kathie Lee & Hoda!

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/29054368/ns/kathie_lee_and_hoda/

May 01, 2013
Jump-Start Your Metabolism and Improve Your Overall Health

People often wonder why their dieting and exercise efforts seem to result in little or no weight loss. Some people may have to work hard to simply maintain their current weight. With such a dilemma, they may blame their woes on a "slow metabolism," although metabolism is much more than a means for weight loss or gain.  Unfortunately, there is no miracle diet that works for everyone, because everyone possesses a unique body type and corresponding metabolism. However, determining your metabolic type and fixing your metabolism through diet, exercise, and credible advice can make a big difference.

In Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies® (Wiley, 978-1-118-49157-7, May 2013), Registered Dietitian Rachel Berman helps you identify why your efforts have failed in the past and determine how to shift your unique metabolism into high gear by eating specific foods and performing particular exercises. You’ll find out why conventional diets don't always work and by using Berman’s guidelines, you can experience safe, permanent weight loss. 

The book explains:

-          What impacts metabolism

-          How to calculate, and influence one's metabolic rate

-          Laying the groundwork for an ultimate metabolism

-          Shopping lists for metabolism boosting foods and 40 plus quick and easy recipes

-          Planning meals and smart strategies for eating out

-          Metabolism boosting workouts

-          Tips to get family onto the healthy metabolism wagon

Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies® is for those readers looking for a fun and easy to understand guide that shows them how to put their metabolism to work, increase overall health, and get the body they've always wanted. 

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