Aug 14, 2020
Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat: And the 101 Truths That Will Save Your Waistline--and Maybe Even Your Life
Posted by Nancy L. Snyderman

Get the real skinny on fat.When it comes to losing weight, the false beliefs most of us cling to could fill a book this one As a medical doctor, medical journalist, and veteran of the diet wars, Nancy L Snyderman knows better than almost anyone what really works and what sabotages your best efforts to shed pounds and keep them off Do you believe any of these prevalent dGet the real skinny on fat.When it comes to losing weight, the false beliefs most of us cling to could fill a book this one As a medical doctor, medical journalist, and veteran of the diet wars, Nancy L Snyderman knows better than almost anyone what really works and what sabotages your best efforts to shed pounds and keep them off Do you believe any of these prevalent diet myths Your weight is your fault Dieting is a waste of time most dieters regain their weight before long Carbs are bad for you Carbs are good for you Calories don t count it s the kind of food you eat that s the problem Fat is fat it doesn t matter where on your body you carry it Diet drugs and surgeries are a magic bullet.In Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat, Dr Snyderman reveals exactly why these and other bogus ideas get in the way of what should be the simple and even joyful endeavor of reaching and maintaining your ideal weight In their place, she reveals 101 surprising truths muscle doesn t weigh than fat, you can eat after 8 p.m and not gain weight, you can eat dessert for dinner when on a diet, and 98 But here s the best news Slimming down and getting healthier doesn t have to be about deprivation or superhuman feats of willpower Instead, you will enjoy a new relationship with food including those treats you love the most while feeling fabulous inside and out So forget the fad diets that work great until they don t, along with the negative emotions associated with everything from bathroom scales to full length mirrors Most of all, forget all the myths and remember what s true You can do this and you ll never regret it for a minute.From the Hardcover edition.

  • Title: Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat: And the 101 Truths That Will Save Your Waistline--and Maybe Even Your Life
  • Author: Nancy L. Snyderman
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  • Page: 101
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat And the Truths That Will Save Your Waistline and Maybe Even Your Life Get the real skinny on fat When it comes to losing weight the false beliefs most of us cling to could fill a book this one As a medical doctor medical journalist and veteran of the diet wars Nancy

    Nicole Harkin

    Due to come out this month, I found this book at our favorite book store I am so excited about this Our book store often has books that are sent to book reviewers before they come out These book reviewers are over run by books and donate them to our book store This is the first one I am reviewing before the book comes out It comes out on Monday, so ok, not that early, but anyway The author is the Chief Medical Editor at NBC News Does anyone have faith in the news with respect to medicine after t [...]


    Deb

    Myths, Truths, and Choices One by one, Nancy tackles the ten diet myths that seem to be feeding the increasing obesity trends 1.Your Weight Is Your Fault2.Your Body Shape Doesn t Matter3.Calories Don t Count4.Carbs Are Bad for You5.Carbs Are Good for You6.Diet Drugs Are a Magic Bullet7.Dieting Is All You Need to Lose Weight8.Supplements Will Make You Thin and Healthy9.Low Fat Diets Are a Waste of Time10.You Can t Keep Weight OffEach myth is, or less, debunked in a chapter, and each chapter also [...]


    Tracy

    I think I m obsessed with reading diet health books And not because I m trying to find the secret easy answer to health and weight management because I like to keep this topic at the forefront of my brain so I don t let myself use the non excuse of I didn t know or I forgot Anyway, I love Dr Nancy Snyderman from the Today Show, so I thought I d check this new book of hers out It s not ground breaking It s not things I didn t know But it s always good to reiterate what good habits should be Dr S [...]


    Ladiibbug

    Non Fiction Weight Loss Healthy EatingDr Nancy Snyderman is Medical Editor of NBC and MSNBC.The main points in her book are summed up on page 5 In spite of all the conflicting information about various diets the tried and true still holds Load up on real foods like fruit, vegetables and whole grains practice portion control and exercise regularly It couldn t be simpler And because it s so simple, people find it really boring But these actions are the only safe and stable ways to lose weight Here [...]


    Beth Gordon

    This was a worthwhile read Basically the author advocates a low fat diet between 1,200 1,500 calories Nothing fancy, no low carb, no high protein There are truth boxes on many pages that explain health phenomena in detail.


    Lisaannhomic

    Read through it in one day Very practical I agree with everything she says except on the chapter about supplements Everyone should be taking whole food supplements whether you are are at your ideal weight or still working on it.


    Tamara Evans

    This was an okay book but it really didn t tell me anything new in regards to changing my diet The author did do a good job in adding examples from her life to illustrate the reasoning behind the why certain deit myths are true or false.


    LadyS

    First step Go to the table of contents, read what this book has to offer Select the chapter that is of interest, read and move on You don t need to waste time with redundant information or something that is not applicable to you That is how I advice people when it concerns a self help book.


    Kristin

    I enjoyed the tone, but felt it didn t say anything I hadn t read about dieting I think she does make good points about taking time for yourself, eating better foods getting in a healthy mindset Dr Snyderman has a good outlook on life, that I enjoyed.


    C

    Good tips Very simple to flip through, read a piece, compute and move on Some good personal anecdotes as well I like those examples They re always encouraging.


    Tressa

    Fad free, common sense approach to eating healthy and dieting without depriving yourself of the good things in life.


    Robin

    This is a good book that helps to remind me about good habits to get into and stay with


    Christine

    3 whole pages about Shape Up Somerville, including calling the mayor a health nut p.141 That project embraced the view, also in this book, that your weight is not your fault, which we recognize as obvious when we focus on children but I think we don t always extend the same charity to adults.I guess I ve read so many diet nutrition books that not much sounded new in this one But then again maybe not much is new when our bodies metabolism evolve over thousands of years I felt like this book valid [...]


    Andrea

    This is by far one of the most meaningful books I have read in a long time I really enjoyed the information as well as the style the information was presented in I suggest this book to anyone who is interesting in adopting a diet that is low fat, low calorie, but still has room for cabs and treats It follows the basic theories of calories in, calories out, simple as that It also gives a lot of information on where to use your carb and fat percentages After a couple of people read it and had posi [...]


    Heather

    Rounding up from 2.5 There really wasn t anything new here She takes a low fat approach to dieting, which honestly, has not really ever worked for me She advises lots of fruits, vegetables, and exercise I don t think there s really any debate over those I think some of the information is already outdated, especially around fats From the title, I think I was looking for of a myth busters sort of style, but this is really just another diet book, and not a terribly compelling one.


    Jenny

    Not aimed at me, aimed at people who yo yo diet, who try the latest diet fad, and take supplements Not much new info except that pear shapes won t decrease thigh size through cycling another reason to avoiding spinning classes Quite readable Never heard of her before Good basic info about dieting, maintaining weight, exercise, and food.


    Linda

    Actually, the content is a little boring but I did learn a lot and wasreminded a lot of how to eat balanced, so it was good Sometimes, it s necessary to remind oneself that a lifestyle of bagels and muffinsdoesn t really do it


    Kaye

    Not much new information, and I truthfully couldn t sift through all the text However, the fun little information boxes were easy to read.


    Stacy

    This was pretty interesting, but I just lost interest after a while.


    Jonelle

    The book is easy to read and factual However, there just not a whole lot of new information here.


    Megan

    Interesting factsI have followed the diet at the end of the book for about two weeks So far I feel better and I lost a little weight.


    Adara

    Repetitious about telling you what is obvious If you eat healthy and exercise, there s a good chance you can lose some weight Some interesting little factoids made it somewhat worth my time.


    Nora St Laurent

    Very helpful



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