Life-Changing Weight Loss: Feel More Energetic and Live a More Active Life with a Proven, Medically Based Weight Loss Program

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2010-01-30
  • Publisher: 360 Pub Llc

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Commitment and belief in oneself join forces to form the cornerstone of any effective lifestyle change. This is the foundation of Dr. Kent Sasse's latest book as he urges you to invest in your own well being by developing weight loss strategies that will improve health, increase nutritional awareness, and build self-confidence.

Table of Contents

Dedicationp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Forewordp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
The Glamour of Getting Startedp. xvii
Your Weight-Loss Bookp. xviii
Choose to Changep. 1
Why We Are Overweightp. 8
Fast Food, Fast Choicesp. 10
Fast Food, Slow Geneticsp. 10
The Power to Changep. 13
Responsibilityp. 14
Cold Feetp. 17
Commitmentp. 21
Beliefp. 21
Fearp. 22
Effective Decision Makingp. 24
Human Behaviorp. 26
Familyp. 26
Timep. 27
Stressp. 27
Triggersp. 28
Eating Outp. 29
Goalsp. 33
Small Stepsp. 34
Future Goalsp. 36
Medically Based Programsp. 37
Weight-Loss Medicationsp. 41
Supportp. 44
Support Groupsp. 46
Start Being the Healthy New You Nowp. 49
Life-Changing Exercisep. 53
Exercise Tipsp. 54
Exercise as Habitp. 57
Lean Musclep. 59
Bone Densityp. 60
Hormonesp. 60
Bones and Jointsp. 61
The Right Exercisep. 61
Continuing Exercisep. 63
Life-Changing Dietp. 65
Understanding Hungerp. 66
Nutrition 101p. 69
What Is a Calorie?p. 72
Making Use of Basal Metabolic Ratep. 76
What Food Is Made ofp. 77
Why Diets Do and Don't Workp. 87
Creating a Calorie Deficitp. 91
The Top 25 Reasons Diets Can Failp. 96
Making Calorie Reduction Easierp. 97
Sustainable Weight Lossp. 98
Brain Chemistryp. 99
Healthy Habitsp. 101
Meal-Replacement Shakes and Barsp. 103
The Plan to Change Your Lifep. 105
Ideal Weight-Loss Program Componentsp. 108
Right Doctor, Right Programp. 111
Programs Without Doctorsp. 112
Support and Sabotagep. 114
Complicationsp. 115
Diet Risksp. 115
Other Risksp. 116
Exercise Risksp. 117
Phase One: Inductionp. 119
The First 90 Daysp. 120
Beginning Inductionp. 123
Motivationp. 124
Keep On Trackp. 125
So Much So Soonp. 126
90-Day Liquid Dietp. 127
Avoiding Sabotagep. 130
Induction and Exercisep. 133
A Little Disclaimerp. 134
90 Days Is Just the Beginningp. 135
Phase Two: Transitionp. 137
Psychologists and Nutritionistsp. 139
Transition Dietp. 140
Costsp. 150
Transition and Lean Body Massp. 151
Transition and Exercisep. 152
Mindless Consumption of Caloriesp. 153
Wasted Caloriesp. 157
Phrase Three: Maintaining Successp. 159
Avoid Regaining Unwanted Poundsp. 160
Maintaining Your Caloriesp. 163
Comforting Facts About Comfort Foodsp. 166
Eating with Satisfactionp. 167
Waging War on Weekendsp. 169
Sleep Betterp. 171
Sleep Habitsp. 171
Exercise for Lifep. 173
Support Groupsp. 174
The Future and the New Youp. 177
The New Youp. 177
Adjusting to Those Around Youp. 178
Get Movingp. 180
Tips on Increasing Activityp. 182
Plateaus and Relapsesp. 184
When Reality Bitesp. 184
Make Your Weight Loss Lastp. 187
Take the Power Out of Peer Pressurep. 189
Plan Aheadp. 190
Tips on Planning Aheadp. 191
Stay Committedp. 192
Giving Backp. 194
Start Todayp. 197
No One Can Do It for Youp. 198
Appendixesp. 201
Referencesp. 231
Resourcesp. 235
About the Authorp. 256
Other Books by 360 Publishingp. 258
Indexp. 261
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