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Carbohydrate Addict's Diet


How this diet works?

It explains the roots of carbohydrate cravings and teaches you how to normalize your insulin levels to prevent future food binges. It claims that regulated insulin levels in turn help to temper serotonin levels, so food cravings and mood swings are prevented. The authors, both research scientists (one a health psychologist, the other a pathologist), have lost and kept off a total of 200 pounds between them. They've based this book on nearly a decade's worth of research, during which they've helped nearly 80 percent of their patients lose weight and keep it off for at least a year. A questionnaire at the beginning of the book determines if you're indeed a carbohydrate addict, and if so, to what extent.

Good points:

The most appealing part of the diet--and one reason that it wins raves from its followers--is its once-a-day reward meal, which allows you to eat anything you want. Reward meal allows for some diet flexibility.

The authors also offer helpful tips for incorporating the diet away from home, such as at parties and restaurants.

Bad points

 Iffy scientific theory. You're eating a lot of saturated fats.

Duration: 

More information about this diet:

You can eat at restaurants, but it is not for vegetarians.

 Book:  The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet: The Lifelong Solution to Yo-Yo Dieting (Signet)

 

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