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Fast Diets For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-77508-0
312 pages
December 2013
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Lose weight with the Fast Diets? Easy!

Over the last few decades, food fads have come and gone, but the standard medical advice on what constitutes a healthy lifestyle has stayed much the same: eat low-fat foods, exercise more, and never, ever skip meals. Yet, over that same period, levels of obesity worldwide have soared.  So is there a different, evidence-based approach?

Yes!  Fast Diets are the revolutionary part-time weight loss programs with lifelong health and anti-aging results. Fast Diets For Dummies is your hands-on, friendly guide to achieving weight loss, without having to endlessly deprive yourself. Inside, you’ll get the lowdown on easily incorporating one or all of these unique dietary programs into your busy life. You will get the lowdown on tackling the most popular fasting diets such as:  The Fast Diet (5-2 Diet), Intermittent Fasting, Micro-Fasting, and One Meal a Day (Warrior Diet). It offers you information and tips on how to incorporate these unique and popular dietary programs into your busy daily life.  

  • How and why the benefits of these fasting diets go well beyond weight loss
  • Fast diets dos and don’ts
  • How to get started and everything you  need to know to help you along the way
  • Over fifty 500- and 600- calorie meals that are quick and easy to make
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Fast Diets 5

Chapter 1: Fasting — Nature’s Ultimate Fat-Burning Secret Weapon 7

Chapter 2: Navigating the Science of Fasting 19

Chapter 3: Tapping Into a Successful Fasting Mindset 43

Part II: Identifying Practical Fasting Practices 57

Chapter 4: Dieting Sporadically: Intermittent Fasting 59

Chapter 5: Taking a Different Approach: The 5:2 Diet 75

Chapter 6: Micro-Fasting: The No-Breakfast Solution 89

Chapter 7: Eating One Meal a Day: The Warrior Diet 101

Part III: Your Launch Pad to Fasting: Your Kitchen and Recipes 113

Chapter 8: Restocking Your Kitchen with Foods You Can Eat during Your Fast and Meals 115

Chapter 9: For Women: 500-Calorie Meal Recipes 139

Chapter 10: For Men: 600-Calorie Meal Recipes 173

Part IV: Incorporating Lifestyle Practices for Success 207

Chapter 11: Comprehending the Effects of Fasting on Exercise and Vice Versa 209

Chapter 12: Putting Together Your Fasting Exercise Program 219

Chapter 13: Living the Fasting Lifestyle on a Daily Basis 249

Part V: The Part of Tens 265

Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Stave Off Hunger 267

Chapter 15: Ten Ways to Stay Motivated 273

Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Feel Energized When You’re Fasting 281

Index 287

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Author Information

Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, author and nutritionist, appears on various news streams nationally and conducts workshops and seminars worldwide to help people feel — and look — their best. She is also the author of the popular website www.DrKellyann.com and gives daily news, tips and inspiration on twitter @drkellyann. Patrick Flynn, a fitness minimalist, is the coauthor of Paleo Workouts For Dummies, and the driving force behind a top 500 Health and Wellness blog Chronicleofstrength.com.

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