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1 An Overview of the Human Body
Understanding Entropy
How Cells Produce Energy
Good Health and Weight Control are Inseparable
The Set Point Theory
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR)
Waist Circumference (WC)
Fat Free Mass (FFM)
Metabolism - Friend or Foe
2 The Role of Genetics
Your Future is Not Completely Controlled by Genetics
The Link Between Genetics and Obesity
Part Two Consider Your Options
What to Include in Your Food Plan
What to Limit in Your Food Plan
Read the Labels
4 The Power of Exercise
Why Exercise is Important
Fat Oxidation
Reduced Health Risk Factors
Exercise Can be a Predictor
Psychological Benefts
Disease Prevention and Treatment
Heart Disease
Cancer
Diabetes
Brain Function
Bone Density
Obstacles to Exercise
5 Psychological Aspects of Weight Loss
How the Brain Afects Weight Loss
Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Binge-Eating Disorder
Night Eating Syndrome
6 The Role of Hormones
What are Hormones
Hormones and Weight Loss
Thyroid Hormones
Testosterone
Estrogen / Progesterone
Growth Hormone
Ghrelin
Leptin
Adiponectin
Cortisol
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)
Melatonin
Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone
Prolactin
Lesser Known Gut Hormones and Peptides
Determining Your Hormone Levels
Synthetic Vs Bio-Identical Hormones
Part Three How to Make a Diference
7 The Driving Force Within
Building a Support System
8 Lesser-Known Weight Loss Considerations
Special Needs Groups
The Chronically Ill
Children
The Elderly
Pregnant Women
The Relationship Between Sleep and Weight Loss
Sauna / Steam Room
9 The Last Resort - A Hidden Trap Awaits
Prescription Drugs
Children’s Issues with Prescription Drugs
Bariatric Surgery
Children’s Issues with Bariatric Surgery
Evaluate Your Readiness for Change
Putting it all Together - Proceeding From Here
The Planning Phase
Index
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Sustainable Weight Loss

Sustainable Weight Loss

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Sustainable Weight Loss provides a road map to long-term weight loss that is simple and offers easy-to-understand principles. Gain the personal control needed to break the shackles that inhibit the ability to achieve weight loss goals. Some diet experts advocate counting calories each time we prepare to eat. This kind of complexity is one of the reasons many people fail with diets. One-size-fits-all approaches are only a small part of the overall diet problem.These concepts are of vital importance to weight loss success:
Sustainable Weight Loss provides a road map to long-term weight loss that is simple and offers easy-to-understand principles. Gain the personal control needed to break the shackles that inhibit the ability to achieve weight loss goals. Some diet experts advocate counting calories each time we prepare to eat. This kind of complexity is one of the reasons many people fail with diets. One-size-fits-all approaches are only a small part of the overall diet problem.These concepts are of vital importance to weight loss success:

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this is an excellent guide on weight loss very detail. I agree taking of yourself is a big commitment it requires putting everything on the line and doing it right.
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