Eat Yourself Slim: The World's Best Method to Lose Weight and Stay Slim

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  • Edition: Revised
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  • Copyright: 2010-04-01
  • Publisher: Innovative Logistics Llc
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Since launching his first book in 1986, he remains one of the foremost experts on the glycemic index. Over the last years, his nutritional recommendations have not only been scientifically proven but they have also inspired many other diet best selling books.

Author Biography

Michel Montignac was the first nutritionist in the world to introduce the glycemic index concept into the weight loss area.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 8
Preamble: The publisherp. 10
Forewordp. 14
The Calorie Mythp. 23
The Origin of the Calorie Theoryp. 23
The Calorie Theory: An illusionp. 24
The Calorie Paradoxp. 26
The ravages of weight lossp. 27
The Different types of Foodp. 33
Proteinsp. 33
Carbohydratesp. 35
What is Glycemia?p. 38
The Glycemic Indexp. 40
Bad Carbohydratesp. 41
Good Carbohydratesp. 44
Lipids (or Fats)p. 44
Dietary Fibrep. 47
Summaryp. 50
Why do we Gain Weight?p. 53
The Road to Hyperinsulinismp. 54
The Other Hypothesisp. 57
Glycemia Levels in a Mealp. 58
Our Society's Dietary Trendsp. 59
The American Dietary Modelp. 62
The End of the French Modelp. 63
The Montignac Method Phase I: Weight Lossp. 67
Foods to Watchp. 69
Putting phase I into practice: LOSING WEIGHTp. 82
Breakfastp. 84
Lunchp. 87
Eating Outp. 91
Dinnerp. 93
Fast Foodp. 96
Snacksp. 97
Other Considerationsp. 97
Troubleshootingp. 99
How Long Should I Stay on Phase I?p. 100
The Main Principles of Phase Ip. 101
Phase I: A Summaryp. 103
Menu Suggestionsp. 105
Important information about saltp. 113
The Montignac Method Phase II: Weight Maintenancep. 119
Phase II without Exceptionsp. 121
Phase II with Exceptionsp. 122
Pure Carbohydrate Concentrationp. 124
Hypoglycemia: The Disease of the Centuryp. 137
Vitamins, Minerals and Trace Elementsp. 145
Vitaminsp. 145
Vitamin Deficiencyp. 147
Other Means of Vitamin Depletionp. 148
Dieting and Vitamin Depletionp. 148
Preserving Vitamins in Foodp. 149
Minerals and Trace Elementsp. 151
Should You Take Supplements?p. 151
Dangerous Side Effects of Poor Eating Habits: High Cholesterol and Heart Diseasep. 155
Cholesterol: A Maligned Substancep. 156
The Good and the Badp. 156
Cholesterol Levelsp. 157
Cardiovascular Risksp. 157
Change Your Dietp. 158
Tips to Improve your Heart Healthp. 163
Sugar is Poisonp. 167
Artificial Sweetenersp. 171
Keeping Children Healthy with Good Foodsp. 177
The Demise of Quality Foodsp. 177
Foods to Watchp. 178
Children and Artificial Sweetenersp. 180
Mealsp. 181
Special Cases overweight childrenp. 184
Tired childrenp. 185
Exercisep. 187
Endurance Pays Offp. 188
Exercise is Healthy for Youp. 189
Keep a Perspectivep. 191
Calculating Your Ideal Weightp. 193
Conclusionp. 199
Criticisms of the Montignac Methodp. 202
Special Advice for Vegetariansp. 207
Advice for Women Who Have Trouble Losing Weightp. 211
Getting Enough Proteinp. 215
Success Stories and Studies on the Montignac Methodp. 217
Recipesp. 225
Michel Montignac Productsp. 249
Glossaryp. 250
Bibliographyp. 258
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