352 pages, 8.23 × 4.38 × 0.94 in
May 27, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0373892993
ISBN - 13: 9780373892990
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Nutrition Secrets for Losing Weight with SmoothiesThis chapter offers some secrets that can help you get your metabolism burning at peak rate. We each have different and specific nutritional needs. For example, at any given point in time we may have nutrient deficiencies, or our metabolism may be effected by toxins or our immune systems may be triggered by food allergens. You can test your metabolism by experimenting with the following strategies to see what works for you. For example, reducing exposure to toxins will help some people shed pounds immediately, while others see more weight loss when they avoid foods they're allergic to. You'll know you're impacting your ability to lose weight when you start to shed pounds.MINIMIZE SUGARSimple sugar is unhealthy because it delivers empty calories (calories without nutrients), and raises cholesterol and triglyceride levels, causing insulin resistance, inflammation and insulin fluctuations that can lead to weight gain. To monitor your intake of sugar, check the sugar content on food labels. Keep in mind that sugars are simple carbohydrates and are included in the total number of carbohydrates listed on a label.Our daily recommended carbohydrate intake, which includes fruits and vegetables, is calculated based on our size and activity level. The American Diabetes Association recommends about 45-60 grams of carbohydrate at a meal. All of the smoothies in this book provide the number of grams of carbs per serving. This carb number in
From the Publisher
A SMOOTHIE A DAY KEEPS THE FAT AWAY
Forget those 700-calorie "healthy" smoothies you've been drinking. Daniella Chace, nutritionist and bestselling author of Smoothies for Life!, has whipped up 365 recipes that will kick-start your weight loss with daily doses of delicious, medicinally potent superfood smoothies.
Organized by season and month, each of these 365 smoothie recipes is a satisfying blend of whole foods that are rich in nutrients that help you shed body fat. Powerhouse ingredientssuch as pomegranate juice, chia seeds, green tea and cocoa powderwill boost your metabolism, increase fat-fighting enzymes and even curb your appetite. And with names like Tulsi Avocado Cream, Green Lushy, Svelte Synergy and The Violet TuTu, you'll be sipping your way to increased muscle and reduced fat while your taste budsand waistlinerejoice.