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What Type Are You?
·Do you crave foods such as chocolate and feel you can't stop eating them? (Phenotype A = Addictive)
·Does high blood pressure run in your family? (Phenotype B = Blood pressure)
·Do you have a strong family history of heart disease? (Phenotype C = Cardiovascular)
·Do you have an apple- instead of a pear-shaped body? (Phenotype D = Diabetic)
·Do you find that food calms you down? (Phenotype E = Emotional)
·Do you suffer monthly from PMS bloat, have leftover pregnancy pounds, or a menopause tummy? (Phenotype H = Hormonal)
Take the phenotype quiz and learn how to manage your weight based on your individual type!
Your Personal Blueprint For Permanent Weight Loss
Have you tried diet after diet only to lose weight and then gain it right back? It's easy to blame yourself for this yo-yo dieting, but the truth is that no diet works the same way for everyone. Scientists have now discovered that your genes may be making you fat! What you really need to battle the bulge is an eating plan specifically tailored to the needs of your genetic blueprint.
Dr. Susan Mitchell and Dr. Catherine Christie, using cutting-edge genetic research, have created diet plans that have helped scores of clients lose weight and keep it off. In Fat Is Not Your Fate, they give you the tools you need to outsmart your own genes.
An in-depth questionnaire will help you identify which of the six gene-based phenotypes best applies to you.
A = Addictive
B = Blood pressure
C = Cardiovascular
D = Diabetic
E = Emotional
H = Hormonal

From there you'll be able to follow your own personal nutrition plan designed to satisfy your physical and emotional needs. The program can be put to work immediately and includes:
·Menu plans for when you have a lot of time and when you don't
·Your optimum caloric intake
·Your optimum fat-protein-carb balance
·Which supplements to take for best results

Your plan will also detail when you should eat, which food combinations work best, how to avoid dieting pitfalls and handle relapses, how to manage environmental triggers, and the most effective ways to exercise.
Having put this diet to work with scores of clients (whose testimonials appear throughout the book), Drs. Mitchell and Christie have refined a scientifically based plan that really achieves weight loss. This diet will not only get the weight off but will also improve your health, lower your risk of disease, and help you feel great. Fat Is Not Your Fate is the only book tailored to your genes and the last diet book you will ever need.

About The Authors

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Susan Mitchell is originally from Scotland, where she studied drawing and painting at the Edinburgh College of Art. In 1993, she moved to Montreal, where now lives with her husband and son while working as a freelance commercial illustrator. (Susan has designedmore Christmas cards than Santa has whiskers.) She also illustrated Paula Deen's My First Cookbook.

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Dr. Catherine Christie is the Director of Nutrition Programs at the University
of North Florida. A Registered Dietitian, Certified Nutrition Specialist, and Fellow of the American Dietetic Association, she is President-Elect of the Florida Dietetic Association and a former Chairman of the Dietetics and Nutrition Council, which regulates the nutrition profession in Florida. Mitchell and Christie are the coauthors of I'd Kill for a Cookie and Eat to Stay Young.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (January 4, 2005)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743253932

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