Eating for Life Paperback – Dec 15 2004
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About the Author
Bill Phillips is the founder and editor in chief of Muscle Media® magazine and the creator of EAS (Experimental and Applied Sciences). Michael D'Orso is the coauthor of Walking With the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement and Winning With Integrity: How to Get What You Want Without Selling Your Soul.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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So, when I saw Eating For Life, I was excited until I picked it up. It smacks of pure commercialism. The photographs of the recipes all include pictures of the specific brand name items called for. It's just an advertisement book.
There is not one bit of nutrition information... which makes sense when you see things in it like French Toast and syrup. The book is full of recipes that the Body For Life program would never recommend. In comparison, I checked half a dozen nearby recipe books when I looked at Eating For Life. Every other book I looked at, whether it was succulent chocolate desserts all the way to low-fat diet books, had complete nutrition information. So why not this one? Because Bill Phillips knew that these recipes would not withstand public scrutiny of the nutrition information.
Get Better Homes and Gardens New Dieter's Cookbook instead. I did. It is full of great recipes, beautiful presentation photos, and complete nutrition information.
And along with the BHG book. Get Body For Life. Skip Eating For Life.
My husband is losing weight, 6 lbs the first week! I'm losing lbs. and gaining muscle. My daughter is even losing and she was a nutritional nut before starting this program with us. She was already slim but couldn't lose a small amount of fat around her middle and in one week she lost 3 lbs and that middle fat is gone. The best part is that she is eating so much more than she was before and she is feeling good about food again instead of reguarding it as her enemy.
Try the shakes. I usually loathe protein shakes, but these are really good and make me feel full of energy.
And for others like me, searching for healthy, easy to prepare recipes that taste good -- this book is everything you've been looking for! Good luck.
Most recent customer reviews
Very well written, easy to follow and make recipes. There is good value in this book and we use it every
day to try and eat healthy. Read more
Great book with a lot of helpful information. Now if I could only stick with the program :)Published 16 months ago by Donald Nunes
This is the best book about nutrition and eating correctly that I have ever purchased in the last 15 years, and I have purchased A LOT of cookbooks. Read morePublished on May 3 2012 by tryingtolearn
I was overall quite happy with this book. Bill Philips explains the BFL program/philosophy and includes quite a number of nutritious and tasty recipes. Read morePublished on March 20 2009 by K
I love the program Body For Life. This book is full of great recipes, which makes following the program easy.Published on Feb. 8 2009 by Northen BC Adventurer
In this wonderful book, Bill Philips presents an overview of exactly what your body needs to be perfectly balanced and healthy, and then provides the recipes and eating schedule to... Read morePublished on May 14 2004 by Robert Graves
I have bought many "diet" books over the years and this one makes the most sense. I lost 4 pounds my first week. Very self explanitory and well written. Read morePublished on April 24 2004
1 star = abysmal; some books deserve to be forgotten
2 star = poor; a total waste of time
3 star = good; worth the effort
4 star = very good;... Read more
I got this book for my birthday from my family, since they knew that I occasionally dabbled in the Body-for-Life stuff (not too much to show for it yet, but that's mostly my fault... Read morePublished on March 27 2004 by Loren Bast