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The Carbohydrate Addict's Gram Counter [Mass Market Paperback]

Dr. Rachael F. Heller , Dr. Richard F. Heller
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Book Description

June 17 1993 Signet
If you love to eat starches, snack foods or sweets, and have trouble stopping once you start, you may be a carbohydrate addict. Standard diets don't work for you simply because it's not a matter of willpower, it's a matter of biology. Offering much more than a standard gram counter, this handy reference provides the special information carbohydrate addicts need on:

* Calorie, fat and carbohydrate counts of 2,700 foods

* Health and diet foods and over-the-counter medications that can trigger carbohydrate cravings and weight gain

* Menu items from 14 national fast-food chains

* Dining out--ethnic style--for all your favorite foods

Hundreds of vegetarian, non-meat and non-dairy alternatives

* Low-fat, healthy-heart food choices

The Drs. Heller have discovered what causes carbohydrate addiction and, best of all, how to help you correct it--permanently...and struggle-free. If you are a carbohydrate addict, this little book contains information that is essential to your success.

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Rachael F. Heller, M.A., M.Ph., Ph.D., is a research and health psychologist, and professor at both the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the CUNY Graduate Center. Richard and Rachael Heller live in Florida.

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1.0 out of 5 stars You don't really need it... Jan. 16 2004
Format:Mass Market Paperback
I ordered this along with the Lifespan Book. If you follow that program, they tell which foods you can eat throughout the day. You are not supposed to count carb grams. I have only opened this book twice. I only opened it the second time to search for a reason to use it... I didn't find one.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste money on the gram counter Jan. 7 2001
Format:Mass Market Paperback
If you are a follower of the Carbohydrate Addict Lifespan Program you will quickly find (as I have) that this booklet is totally unnecessary! The whole idea behind the Carbohydrate Addicts books is that measuring is unnecessary. I would rather save the money for the Carbohydrate Addict's recipe book.
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4.0 out of 5 stars This Book Knows It All Nov. 9 2000
Format:Mass Market Paperback
This is the perfect book for all who want to know what is in their food. It can be easily taken to the grocery with you for quick reference. This book also has all the most popular foods so you're almost sure everything you need is in it. This is a great gift for all who are concerned about their health, and for those who are just interested in what they are eating.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Handy & Helpful April 13 2000
Format:Mass Market Paperback
This handy little pocket book was a gift from my husband &has proved invaluable particularly while grocery shopping andrestaurant dining. I keep it in my purse for quick reference & many of my co-workers are now borrowing it during the day to see what they're eating. A great little book!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Questions Jan. 18 2000
By Cathie
Format:Mass Market Paperback
I am impressed with the diet concept and would say that it will work for me. The only problem is what do I do for all the carbohydrate bread substitutes when I am egg sensitive. I cannot bake the muffins etc and cannot eat all the omlets etc. This makes it very difficult. There is no where to ask these questions, which is why I have crashed in on this 'Review' section. Forgive me, but I would appreciate some help if possible. Thanks.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Carb-Conscious Eating for Weight Loss and Health Oct. 22 1999
By A Customer
Format:Mass Market Paperback
As the author of the first "insulin-conscious" gourmet cookbook ("The Gourmet Prescription: High Flavor Recipes for Lower Carbohydrate Diets"), I'm thrilled that this book is making people more aware of their carbohydrate intake. The carbohydrate binge we've been on for the past decade has made us fat, tired, and sick! Carb-watchers interested in full-flavored, sophisticated food will need more than a gram counter, however. "The Gourmet Prescription" starts where this book ends: It's about intensifying FLAVOR as well as lowering carbohydrates! A full nutritional analysis (including grams of carbohydrate) accompanies each recipe.
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