According to USA Weekend, over a quarter of the adults in the U.S. have tried a low-carb diet. Many people have enjoyed lasting success. Others have felt mystified or deprived and given up!
Whether you’re a first-timer or a “try, try-againer”, this book helps you get with the low-carb program and stick with it! Building on the success of Low-Carb Dieting For Dummies, it gives you loads of nutritional information plus more than 100 sumptuous low-carb recipes like Crunchy Brunch Oatmeal Pecan Waffles, Caribbean Chicken, Chile Spiced Broccoli, and Lemon Torte with Raspberries. Low-Carb Cookbook For Dummies includes:
A complete nutritional analysis for each recipe so you can’t go wrong
Lots of recipes for dishes with 5 carbs or less
Recipes that de-carb no-nos like Southern fried chicken and Philly cheese steak sandwiches
Recipes for soups, seafood, and meat dishes, including pork chops, lamb and steaks (with a steak chart so you can chart a low-carb course)
Recipes for great desserts, including chocolate specialties and cheesecake
Vegetarian recipes and crock pot specialties
Terrific wrap recipes using lettuce, tortillas, or crepes
Guidelines for eating low-carb when you’re dining out or brown-bagging it
Author Jan McCracken, a health advocate and low-carber for more than ten years, has written two low-carb cookbooks and is a contributor to numerous low-carb publications. Having fallen off the low-carb wagon several times herself, she alerts you to things that can sabotage your success and clues you in on carb counting and techniques that have worked for her. You’ll get started right with:
Mini-courses on low-carb math and on low-carb nutritition and the glycemic index
A shopping list for stocking a low-carb kitchen
The scoop on different kinds of carbs and artificial sweeteners
Tips on using spices creatively for variety and flavor
Advice on incorporating exercise, including taking the first step (and lots more steps) with a pedometer
Tips for reducing stress (a common cause of bingeing)
With this information, you won’t be mystified. With the fantastic recipes, you won’t feel deprived. You will be inspired to stick to a low-carb lifestyle―one that can help you lose weight and feel healthier!
More than 125 simple and sweet recipes for Paleo-friendly desserts
Following a Paleo Diet doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite desserts and treats. Paleo Desserts For Dummies offers up more than 125 tasty and delectable dessert recipes that you can enjoy while staying true to the Paleo lifestyle. From chocolate cake and blueberry muffins to maple-walnut ice cream and cookie dough Oreo cookies—there’s something to please every palate in this collection of Paleo-friendly desserts.
The Paleo diet is one of the hottest diet and healthy-eating approaches around, as more and more people discover an appealing and sustainable alternative to the restrictive diets that can lead to burnout and failed weight loss efforts. Using natural foods to achieve great health and a perfect physique, the Paleo diet can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, and markers of inflammation, as well as help promote weight loss and optimal health. Plus, it has become a lifesaver for the millions of Americans with celiac disease who benefit from eating natural and gluten-free foods.
Provides recipes that are all made with nourishing, whole foods with no added refined sugars, gluten, grains, or soy
Includes Paleo recipes for holiday treats, like chocolate pumpkin pie, Halloween ghost truffles, and a fudgy peppermint bark
Gives you access to a handful of additional Paleo dessert recipes on dummies.com
Helps you discover the healthy alternatives to sugar and chemical-laden junk food
With the satisfying recipes in Paleo Desserts For Dummies, you’ll soon discover how sweet it is to give in to primal cravings!
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Paleo workouts that are heavy on results—and low on equipment investment
Paleo Workouts For Dummies offers a program of back-to-the-Stone-Age exercises with specially designed workouts that burn fat, fight disease, and increase energy. The paleo workouts found in this step-by-step guide, promote sound activities with a strong emphasis on practicing and mastering fundamental/primitive human movements such as squats, hinges, pushes/pulls, sprints, crawls, and more.
Paleo Workouts For Dummies caters to the anti-gym crowd who want a convenient program that can be used anywhere, anytime. In addition, vital details on healthy Paleolithic foods that maximize energy levels for the intense workout routines are covered.
Companion workout videos can be accessed, for free, at Dummies.com
The video content aids you in mastering paleo moves and techniques covered in the book
Offers a complete cardiovascular and strength workout
By focusing on the primal movements that humans evolved to perform, Paleo Workouts For Dummies is for anyone following a paleo diet routine as well as those curious about how to maximize their paleo workouts.