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How not to diet : the groundbreaking science of healthy, permanent weight loss / Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM.

Greger, Michael, (author.).


"[This book] goes beyond food to identify twenty-one weight-loss accelerators available to our bodies, incorporating the latest discoveries in cutting-edge areas like chronobiology to reveal the factors that maximize our natural fat-burning capabilities. [The author] builds the ultimate weight loss guide from the ground up, taking a timeless, proactive approach that can stand up to any new trend. Chock full of actionable advice and groundbreaking dietary research, [this book aims to] put an end to dieting--and replace those constant weight-loss struggles with a simple, healthy, sustainable lifestyle"--Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781250199225
  • ISBN: 1250199220
  • Physical Description: viii, 596 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Flatiron Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The problem -- Ingredients for the ideal weight-loss diet -- The optimal weight-loss diet -- Weight-loss boosters -- Dr. Greger's twenty-one tweaks -- Conclusion.
The problem. The causes ; The consequences ; The solutions -- Ingredients for the ideal weight-loss diet. Introduction ; Anti-inflammatory ; Clean ; High in fiber-rich foods ; High in water-rich foods ; Low glycemic load ; Low in added fat ; Low in added sugar ; Low in addictive foods ; Low in calorie density ; Low in meat ; Low in refined grains ; Low in salt ; Low insulin index ; Microbiome-friendly ; Rich in fruits and vegetables ; Rich in legumes ; Satiating ; Recipe for success -- The optimal weight-loss diet. Introduction ; Plant yourself -- Weight-loss boosters. Introduction ; Accountability ; Amping AMPK ; Appetite suppression ; Chronobiology ; Eating rate ; Exercise tweaks ; Fat blockers ; Fat burners ; Habit formation ; Hydration ; Inflammation quenchers ; Intermittent fasting ; Meal frequency ; Metabolic boosters ; Mild Trendelenburg ; Negative calorie preloading ; Sleep enhancement ; Stress hormone relief ; Wall off your calories -- Dr. Greger's twenty-one tweaks -- Conclusion.
Subject: Weight loss.
Reducing diets.
Self-care, Health.

Available copies

  • 12 of 13 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.


  • 0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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