The Snack Factor Diet
Snack your way to weight loss by eating more!
If you're a constant snacker, munching on everything from granola bars to a few spoonfuls of ice cream, then The Snack Factor Diet by nutrition expert Keri Glassman, R.D. may just be your salvation to weight loss.
Research studies show that when people snack more they feel more satisfaction with their diets. Glassman takes this concept to a new level in her book, The Snack Factor Diet, by showing you how to nosh on food all day long so you don't feel deprived and you keep your metabolism firing on all cylinders.
With an easy-to-follow menu plan, delicious recipes, and more than a hundred sweet, creamy, crunchy, and salty snacks to choose from, The Snack Factor Diet takes the dissatisfaction out of dieting. You can eat the foods you crave while you lose weight and feel great.
Glassman is also the author of The O2 Diet.
- Created by a well-respected nutrition expert and professional
- Snacking on the right things at the right times reduces diet deprivation
- Plan is filled with nutrient-rich foods
- Book features recipes and a clear menu plan
- Appropriate for those with busy schedules
- Risk of over-snacking
- Grazing may leave some never feeling truly satisfied
- Diet is low in carbs, which may be difficult to adhere to for the long-term
The Snack Factor Diet allows you to eat whatever food you are craving, whether it's some ice cream or soft pretzel, but in an organized and moderate manner.
Glassman's intention is to ruin your appetite with snacking so that when meal times come around, you'll either eat very little or pass over the meal completely.
She shows you to keep portions in check, how to keep snacks nutrient dense, educating you on how much you can eat, how to control food triggers and how to dine out and still stick to your Snack Factor plan.
Glassman lays out a three-day cleanse followed by a four-week plan in addition to a follow-up program that allows you to maintain your lost weight.
The key with the Snack Factor Diet is keeping your snacking healthy. You do this by combining the right amounts of nutrients from complex carbs, proteins and fat into one snack.
On the Snack Factor Diet, you'll eat five snacks a day, with the main component of the snacks being low starch veggies and protein. Included in the books are snack ideas and recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and of course plenty of snacks. A food journal and planner are also included.
A sample day on The Snack Factor Diet looks like this:
- Breakfast: High fiber cereal with berries and skim milk
- Snack: Low-fat cottage cheese
- Lunch: Shrimp and avocado salad
- Snack: Low-fat yogurt, green apple with natural peanut butter or two slices of turkey bacon
- Dinner: Veggies with grilled chicken breast
You are encouraged to get in regular exercise while following The Snack Factor Diet. A combination of cardiovascular exercise and strength training is recommended on most days of the week.CONCLUSION
The Snack Factor Diet, by Keri Glassman, R.D., is a month-long and beyond plan that allows you to graze on nutrient-dense foods all day so that when mealtime comes around, you eat less and lose weight.
While the Snack Factor Diet has been criticized for its general low-carb and high-protein plan and its strictness, if you are looking to lose weight and have the discipline to follow a clean-eating routine, then this program might be just for you.Common Misspellings
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