Dr. Jo’s No Big Deal Diet is written by registered dietitian, Joanne Lichten PhD, RD, who has been called America’s On-The-Go Health Guru. For more than 25 years Lichten has helped thousands of patients to get their weight under control.
The Dr. Jo Diet introduces dieters to seven skills for successful weight loss. She says that it really is “No Big Deal” to lose weight, gain control of your appetite and maintain your ideal weight for life once you learn these seven skills.
She says that the people who are able to lose weight and keep it off don’t have any more willpower. Rather they control their weight by practicing these seven specific skills:
Dieters are advised to track their food intake in a journal, to always eat breakfast and to consume the appropriate amount of calories daily.
Dr. Jo states that there is no diet that is perfect for everyone but there is at least one way of losing weight that that is perfect for you. As such you are encouraged to set your own rules when it comes to creating a healthy eating plan that suits your lifestyle, weight loss goals and personality.
Fruit, vegetables, chicken breast, fish, lean beef, lean pork, cheese, eggs, low fat milk, black beans, bread, oatmeal, baked potatoes, baked chips, frozen yogurt, sugar-free cocoa.
Bagel with low fat cream cheese
Baked corn chips with salsa
Grilled lean beef
1 cup sugar-free hot chocolate
Dr. Jo encourages exercise as a way to promote weight loss and boost confidence. You should find a physical activity that you enjoy and make a habit of exercising on a regular basis.
A combination of strength training and cardiovascular exercise is advised and to maintain motivation you might consider hiring a personal trainer, using an exercise DVD and keeping an exercise diary.
Dr. Jo’s No Big Deal Diet: Seven Skills for Successful Weight Loss retails at $14.95.
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Dr. Jo’s No Big Deal Diet introduces dieters to seven factors involved in successful weight loss that dispel the myth that you need to have strong willpower in order to lose weight.
The Dr. Jo Diet encourages a healthy lifestyle approach to managing your weight that is based on finding ways to incorporate positive habits into your daily routines that will naturally allow you to reduce your intake of calories and boost your metabolism.