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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Hormone Weight Loss

Learn the easy way to lose weight and balance out your hormones.

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  • Established: 2011
  • Founder: Dr. Alicia Stanton
  • Accessibility: Book
  • Diet Type: Hormone, low-carb, low glycemic index
  • Gender: Female, male, seniors, children and teens
BACKGROUND

Dr. Alicia Stanton has created a book that will help you lose weight even when your hormones might be working against your efforts. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hormone Weight Loss is a new book that offers you step by step instructions on losing weight and becoming healthy. This book is great for those that may have tried to lose weight with diet and exercise programs but seen no results. This book suggests that your hormones might be the culprit behind the lack of results you’ve been experiencing. Getting your hormones in the proper balance is instrumental in maintaining a healthy weight. This book offers you a look at some of the main things that cause hormone imbalance, seven principles of the hormone weight-loss diet, advice on what not to eat and some sample menu plans. The book also includes 20 recipes and some ways to jump start your eating plan.

Dr. Stanton currently practices integrative medicine in Connecticut and is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Her work in this book is easy to understand and very informative. Along with the principles behind the weight loss plan, you receive info on the power of hormones and how they can make you fat.

PRO
  • Explains how to deal with hormonal issues with weight loss
  • Educates with background info on hormones and obesity
  • Can be the answer for those that have been trying to lose weight
  • Addresses weight with children as well as adults and teens
  • Gives instructions on what to eat and what to avoid
  • Information on supplements
  • Encourages drinking plenty of water
  • Covers eating and exercising
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hormone Weight Loss offers you seven different principles of losing weight with the program. To start, the book breaks down the power of hormones so that you can understand the part they play in your weight. Many that have struggled with weight loss may find that this book offers the program help they’ve been seeking. Some of the problems addressed with obesity include processed foods, high fructose corn syrup and other food additives. The seven principles of losing weight with healthy hormones are

  • Eliminate toxins
  • Eat right
  • Enhance your hormonal balance
  • Energize
  • Exercise
  • Evaluate how you eat
  • Enlist the help of others

There are several tips like plan your meals in advance, record what you eat and eat every three hours just to name a few. There is also an entire chapter on supplements and reducing your exposure to toxins. You will learn what foods to eat and what foods to avoid. You will be focusing on keeping your blood sugar levels steady at all times. In the first phase you will be avoiding grains for the first 30 days. You will also be eating foods that have a low glycemic index throughout the program. There is an extensive list of acceptable foods so that you can create your own meals. The book also includes some recipes and meal plans t help you along in the process. A day of eating on The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hormone Weight Loss is reflected below for phase one:

  • Breakfast: Spinach and mushroom frittata
  • Snack: Apple slices with almond butter
  • Lunch: Tomatoes stuffed with salmon salad
  • Snack: Raw veggies with hummus
  • Dinner: Meatballs with sauce over spaghetti squash
EXERCISE

Exercise is an integral part of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hormone Weight Loss plan. It is one of the seven principles of the program and there are two chapters in the book covering the subject. The book explains how exercise can affect your weight and gives you details on aerobic training, strength training and interval exercises. Some of the listed benefits of exercise are that it:

  • Keeps your blood sugar stable
  • Controls your weight
  • Controls your appetite
  • Keeps your bones strong
  • Prevents cancer
  • Improves joint function
  • Reduces the risk of stroke
  • Prevents urinary incontinence

There are some sample workouts listed in the book. The exercises involving strength training or interval training feature photos to help you maintain proper form. Below is an example of Tabata intervals. These intervals can be done with pushups, squats, situ-ups, pull-ups, sprints, rowing, cycling or other activities.

  • 20 seconds maximum effort
  • 10 seconds rest
  • Repeat eight times for a total of 4 minutes work and rest

You are encouraged to use a combination of cardio and strength training. Interval training does take less time and offers maximum benefits of helping with both aerobic and anaerobic exercises.

CONCLUSION

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hormone Weight Loss offers you lots of information on becoming healthy and losing weight even if your hormones are working against you. This book gives you everything you need to build a healthy diet and exercise plan that will give you results. This guide can also be helpful to those that simply want to lose weight through following a healthier diet and more solid exercise plan.

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Christine

Sane approach to lasting weight loss and health. Love it!

posted Oct 31st, 2011 4:14 pm



   
 

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