60 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds (or More): Quick and Easy Ways to Get Your Weight under Control

60 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds (or More): Quick and Easy Ways to Get Your Weight under Control

by Robert D. Lesslie


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Simple Ways to Lose a Little Weight...
and Experience Immense Relief!

If you've heard it all, tried it all, and felt discouraged by not seeing results, this book is for you.

With so much conflicting information available about health and weight loss, Dr. Robert Lesslie rises above the noise and takes a refreshing, reasonable, and encouraging approach to the topic.

Drawing on his 30-plus years of working in the medical field, Dr. Lesslie provides practical answers to pertinent questions, such as...

  • Why don't low-fat diets work—and which diets do?
  • Are weight-loss medications and medical procedures viable options?
  • Why are commercial weight-loss plans so expensive, and are they worth it?
  • How much exercise do I need a week, and what kind of activity is best?
  • What is a reasonable weight-loss goal?

Filled with safe and effective ideas for slimming down, 60 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds (or More) is your go-to handbook for practical advice and in-the-moment inspiration. Let Dr. Lesslie become your cheerleader and coach as you work toward your weight-loss goal. 


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736966931
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Bestselling author Dr. Robert Lesslie is a physician with more than 30 years of experience in fast-paced, intense ER environments. He is now the co-owner and medical director of two urgent-care facilities. He has written many books (including  Angels in the ER—over 200,000 copies sold) as well as newspaper and magazine columns and human-interest stories. He and his wife, Barbara, live in South Carolina.

Table of Contents

1 Dave Jernigan 7

2 What's the Big Deal? 10

3 Obesity and Heart Disease 13

4 Obesity and the Development of Diabetes 16

5 Obesity and Some Other Bad Stuff 19

6 The Metabolic Syndrome: When It All Goes Wrong 22

7 A Brief History of Weight Loss 26

8 Setting a Goal 30

9 Getting It Right: Jakey Taylor 32

10 Let's Get Started! 35

11 Keeping a Food Journal 40

12 What's This Waist-Hip Ratio Business?: Comparing Apples to Pears 44

13 The Lowly Calorie: Unloved, Unappreciated, Yet So Important 47

14 Exercise, Part 1: Ya Gotta Get Movin' 51

15 Exercise, Part 2: Overcoming the Yo-Yo 54

16 Getting It Wrong: Sarah Hoffman 58

17 Discipline: A Muscle in Need of Exercise 62

18 Water, Water Everywhere 64

19 What Ami Supposed to Be Eating? 68

20 What Diet Choices Are There? 70

21 The Fad Diets: They Come and Go 73

22 Why Low-Fat Diets Don't Work 77

23 The Low-Carbohydrate Approach 81

24 The Low-Carb Diet: What It Looks Like 85

25 What's the Best Diet?: One Clear Choice 88

26 The Mediterranean Diet: What It Looks Like 91

27 "He Created Them Male and Female" 93

28 Getting It Wrong: Cindy Stewart 95

29 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) 100

30 CAM and Weight Loss: Dietary Supplements and What to Do with Them 103

31 Okay, Doc, I Think Its Time for a Pill 106

32 Prescription Weight-Loss Medicines: Is One Right for Me? 108

33 Prescription Weight-Loss Medicines, Part 1: Drugs That Alter Fat Digestion 111

34 Prescription Weight-Loss Medicines, Part 2: Serotonin Activators 114

35 Prescription Weight-Loss Medicines, Part 3: The Stimulants 117

36 Prescription Weight-Loss Medicines, Part 4: The Combinations 120

37 The HCG Diet: Are We Really Still Talking About This? 123

38 Getting It Right: Isaac Dawkins 126

39 Commercial Weight-Loss Plans: Do They Work and Are They Worth It? 129

40 Jenny Craig 131

41 Weight Watchers 133

42 Nutrisystem 135

43 Bariatric Surgery Part 1: What Are We Talking About? 137

44 Bariatric Surgery Part 2: What Are Our Choices? 141

45 Bariatric Surgery, Part 3: The Pros, the Cons, and What You Can Expect 146

46 Choosing a Bariatric Surgeon: Does It Make a Difference? 151

47 Getting It Right: The Tortoise and the Hare 154

48 Eating Disorders, Part 1: Things You Need to Know 158

49 Eating Disorders, Part 2: Binge Eating 162

50 Eating Disorders, Part 3: Bulimia Nervosa 166

51 Eating Disorders, Part 4: Anorexia Nervosa 169

52 Getting It Wrong: George Winters 174

53 A Little Weight-Loss Potpourri 178

54 Doctor, It's Just Got to Be Glandular 181

55 Frequently Asked Questions 183

56 When You Reach the Plateau 188

57 Ghrelin and Leptin: The Future of Weight Loss? 192

58 A Little Perspective 195

59 Putting It All Together 198

60 Dave Jernigan: Victory! 202

Some Final Thoughts 203

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