The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet

The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet

The Lifelong Solution to Yo-yo Dieting

Book - 1991
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After eating a full breakfast, are you hungry before it's time for lunch? Do you have a hard time stopping once you start to eat bread, pasta, or sweets? Do you have a tendency to gain weight easily, or if you lose weight, to gain it back again?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may not be experiencing a lack of willpower but rather a physical addiction to carbohydrates. Now, Drs. Rachael and Richard Heller, both retired from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, offer a revolutionary diet that eliminates the cravings and helps you overcome the yo-yo syndrome - permanently - without deprivation.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c1991.
ISBN: 9780451173393
Characteristics: xiii, 283 p. ;,24 cm.


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Nov 25, 2011

This seems to follow on the heels of a book published in 1997 by the same people, called "Carbohydrate-Addicted Kids." The advice is basically the same, though... a fairly well-balanced approach limiting simple carbohydrates or having them occasionally but with a serving of protein foods along-side. Follow up with one of Heller's recipe books. If you proceed in moderation your health should benefit. Worth reading.

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