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The (original) eat more, weigh

  1. 1. by TerryShintani, MD, JD, MPH,
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  3. 3. Recent studies have shown that most dietsreally dont work and can even be harmful.This book turns the traditional concept ofdieting upside down and replaces these oldideas with a healthy plan for weight lossdesigned around the latest information - aplan that can be sustained for the rest of
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  5. 5. At any given time in these United States, some 43million people are on a diet to lose weight.Diet pills and liquid diets have been with us fordecades now, with mixed and often alarming results.A large, well designed study done in 1990 called the"National Health Interview Survey" estimated that inthe U.S., a staggering 28,688,881 or 40.1% of womenwere trying to lose weight and 15,009,011 or 23.3% ofthe men were trying to lose
  6. 6. One major reason is that almost all "diets" work, yetultimately they fail. They produce gratifying weightloss but in the end, people gain it back. This holdsfor just about all diets, including the liquid diets suchas the powdered formula diets, the liquid proteindiets, low calorie diets, modified fasts, and
  7. 7. The most common type of diet is a simple calorierestriction diet. To be sure, this type of diet works.However, one of the most common reasons thesediets fail is that they fight your hunger by limitingcalories or by "portion control," or focusing on astrictly limited amount of a single formula (e.g.powdered shake) or food (e.g. grapefruit diet)without taking into account your hunger or yourbodys
  8. 8. If the calorie count is too low, your body fights backby changing its metabolic setpoint, that gauge whichdetermines your metabolic activity and therefore therate at which you burn calories.In other words the hungrier you are, the more yourbody resists losing weight. In addition, many dietshave you count calories without considering thatmost people will find it impractical to count caloriesfor the rest of their
  9. 9. There are two problems with this type of diet: first is the"yo-yo" effect that weve already mentioned; second,without eating a variety of real food, no one can stay onthese diets and remain healthy for any significant periodof time.One of the best known types of diets is thelow-carbohydrate diet or the "military diet." Someexamples of the "military diet" include the Atkins diet anda variety of the Stillman diet. Furthermore, most of thefoods on these diets are high in fat and cholesterol andtherefore increase your risks of cardiovascular disease andcancer. There is no "quick fix" in
  10. 10. The media, with all its tantalizingadvertisements for food, is another part of theproblem. TV food ads sensualize food, deifyit, romanticize it--and generally reinforce ourfixations. Something is seriously wrong withour relationships with the foods we eat whenthe foods we choose are whats killing us!
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  12. 12. In this book, youll learn which foods help you loseweight--fit foods--and which help you gainweight--fat foods. You can identify these foods withthe help of a simple tool that I developed, the "EatMore Index (EMI).The simple purpose of this book is to show you howthe summarized principles of all our humanexperience can help you lose weight--your
  13. 13. The main concept behind any conventionalweight-loss program is: Input minus output = weightloss (or gain). That is, the number of calories you eatminus the number of calories you burn each daydetermines how much weight you gain or lose. Saidanother way, in order to lose weight, you have to eatfewer calories than you burn, or burn more caloriesthan you eat. (Calories, by the way, are simply unitsof energy)
  14. 14. This `input-output concept is why most reputableweight loss programs ask you to count calories andlimit portion size. Recent research is changing ourunderstanding about calories and finding thatcalories are not always equal. . The Eat More Diettakes these concepts and makes it practical for you toincorporate them into your daily
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  16. 16. You will learn how to melt your fat away byconsuming food that satisfies your hungerwhile at the same time automaticallydecreasing the intake of calories-- withoutcounting them! Youll learn how to increasethe output of calories WITH OR WITHOUTEXERCISE, while you are at the same timesatisfying your hunger rather than deprivingyourself of
  17. 17.  Very soon youre going to learn how to EATMORE AND WEIGH LESS, and at this verymoment youre on your way to new health,new vitality, and a slimmer, trimmer you!
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