Health And Wellness: Change Your Life With The Flat Belly Diet

18 Apr

Belly fat is not only unsightly, it’s deadly; it has been linked to a long list of adverse health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and breast cancer. Prevention’s Flat Belly Diet, a revolutionary plan that’s already helped more than one million people lose weight around their middles, may help target dangerous belly fat with monounsaturated fats (better known as MUFAs)—found in delicious foods like nuts and seeds, vegetable oils, olives, avocados, and dark chocolate.

“The food…tastes so good, and there’s so much of it!” On the Flat Belly Diet, it’s important to enjoy these foods, in the right amounts, with every meal. The Flat Belly Diet! Cookbook makes that easy. All of the recipes were carefully developed to ma… full descriptionke sure every meal includes just the right amount of MUFAs and meets the plan’s 400-calorie guideline, so readers can mix and match meals to suit their taste. And there’s no need to count calories. All the work has already been done!

“I had to get over all those years of denying myself…. I’m so excited by this diet.” Packed with 200 dishes that feature these scrumptious fat-fighting MUFA-rich foods, as well as more than 50 lush photographs, this book gives readers plenty to whet their appetites: -Great-to-wake-up-to dishes like Banana Pancakes with Walnut Honey and Eggs Florentine with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto -International favorites like Thai Corn and Crab Soup and Caribbean Chicken Salad -Cozy comfort food like Spaghetti with Roasted Cauliflower and Olives and Turkey Meat Loaf with Walnuts and Sage -Quick, satisfying snacks like Tex-Mex Snack Mix, Peanut Butter Spirals, and Nutty Chicken Nuggets -Sweet treats like Super-Rich Chocolate Cake with Maple Frosting and Peach and Blueberry Tart with Pecan Crust (less description)

Author: Liz Vaccariello, Cynthia Sass

Flat Belly Diet Online Website

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One Response to “Health And Wellness: Change Your Life With The Flat Belly Diet”

  1. Jackieoh April 29, 2011 at 5:01 am #

    I really like this diet. I’ve done all the fad diets over the years. This, by far, has been the most healthy and filling. Once I’ve reached my target weight, this will definitely be a life style. So far, in 6 weeks, I’ve lost 11 pounds.

    The first 4 days of the diet (the jumpstart, 1,200 calories a day) are difficult, but doable. After that, the book recommends 1,600 calories a day: Three 400-calorie meals and one 400-calorie snack.

    I appreciate that the ‘recipes’ are easy to follow and easy to make. I also like that calorie counts are listed for each ingredient and that each meal is planned for 1 person. Once I had my pantry and refrigerator stocked, the rest was easy. I really like the food they recommend.

    To accelerate weight loss, I average about 1,300 calories a day. I consume three 400-calorie meals, and leave the snack optional. I also divide up my meals. I’ll have 1/2 breakfast at 8:00 am and the other 1/2 at 10:30 am. I then eat 1/2 lunch at 12:30 pm, and the other 1/2 at 3:30 pm. It helps keep me satisfied. At 6:00 pm, I have the full dinner. If I’m still hungry, I’ll have 1/2 the snack at 8:00 pm (sometimes the full snack).

    I have all 3 of the Flat Belly Books, (Diet, Cookbook, and Pocket Guide). If you were to buy just one book, I’d recommend the Pocket Guide. It is easy to follow and the meal plans are very tasty.

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