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Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: TN, USA
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Bargain Fitness/Diet on Kindle
Neris And India's Idiot-Proof Diet: A Weight-Loss Plan For Real Women ($1.99 Kindle, B&N and Kobo), by Neris Thomas India Knight, may be just what I need if I succumb to those cupcake books.
Ever hankered for a diet book by and for real people--people who, you know, actually have a life? Congratulations: you've just picked it up.
Before we began our diet, Neris and I weighted 434 pounds between us. Our goal was to lose 140 pounds between us in under a year, to go from a size 22 to a size 14. And we did it. If two unusually greedy, cocktail-loving moms can lose this amount of weight without much effort, so can anyone.
This book tells you how two friends did it, and how you can do it too. It's not a diet devised by some bossy string bean who has never been more than 7 pounds overweight, nor by a fat middle-aged doctor, but a real, long-term, workable diet for real people. A modified and therefore bearable low-carb, high-protein way of eating, the diet really works and includes meal plans, recipes, advice on clothes, make-up and hair at every stage from fat to thin. It doesn't include impossible exercise routines or disgusting things to eat. Above all, it gets to the bottom of why we overeat--and shows you how to stop. There's never been a diet book like it--for women, by women, with jokes and useful tips, and advice that is truly simple to follow. What other diet book tells you to pour yourself a large drink at the end of the day, because you've earned it?
Calorie Queens: Living Thin in a Fat World ($1.99 Kindle, Kobo), by Jackie Scott, Diane Scott Kellum, and Brett A. Scott
Jackie Scott and her daughter Diane had tried just about every diet under the sun, from low-carb to low-fat, sometimes losing weight but always gaining it back. Frustrated, they decided to figure out why popular diets failed them and came up with Eucalorics - a practical eating plan based on taking in the number of calories needed to maintain a healthy weight. This is not a starvation diet, nor is it a fad. In fact, it's not really a diet at all. It's about learning how to eat well for a lifetime from two real women who have been there and are making it work.
UltraLongevity: The Seven-Step Program for a Younger, Healthier You ($2.99 Kindle, B&N and Kobo), by Mark Liponis, was briefly free on Kindle in January of last year.
Medical director of the world-famous Canyon Ranch Health Resorts, Dr. Mark Liponis presents his extraordinary new idea: that aging and aging-related diseases---including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes---are autoimmune problems, and that a well-managed immune system is the key to healthy aging.
Cutting-edge research makes UltraLongevity the first and only book to explore aging within the context of the immune system, and it will change the way we look at health forever. Starting with a quiz---"How Fast Are You Aging?"---Liponis explains the new science, lays out an accessible and proven 7-step program with an 8-day meal plan, and motivates readers to put the program into practice so that they can keep their minds sharp, become more physically fit, be more resistant to infections and disease, and feel and stay younger than they ever imagined. Through the UltraLongevity program, Liponis promises more than a long life; he promises a long, healthy life.
Woman's Day Living Fiscally Fit ($2.99 Kindle, B&N and Kobo), from the Editors Of Woman's Day
Read by over 21 million readers, Woman's Day is one of the top woman's magazines. They are consistently delivering style, substance and service to their readers. Now the editors of Woman's Day have compiled the most cost-effective financial tips from their popular WD Solutions column. Covering all kinds of issues from getting rid of debt and reducing the mortgage to managing children & money and growing your nest egg, this useful guide offers quick and simple advice on how to make the smartest money moves.
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