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The Menopause Diet: Lose Weight and Boost Your Energy
From Tracee Cornforth, former About.com Guide

Larrian Gillespie provides details about menopause in a well-organized format and in language that is easy to understand that shows women why they often gain weight during menopause and offers specific steps that can help women lose weight for good.
The book begins with a humorous look at the author's own journey into menopause. She provides clear facts about estrogen and its' role in our bodies, as well as details about specific nutrients and food groups. Discover why women must eat differently from men to burn fat and not muscle, how eating five mini-meals a day can be the secret to your weight loss success, how body shape can predict future health problems, why a low-fat, high carbohydrate diet is like digging your own grave, how hot flashes can make you fat, why estrogen can help you lose hidden body fat, and a wealth of other valuable information. Includes food lists, recipes, and journals to tract your success.

An elightening book that belongs in every woman's library.

Larrian Gillespie graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine and practiced urology and urogynecology in Beverly Hills for fifteen years. She is the inventor on three scientific patents. Known for her amazing ability to relay complicated medical information in a patient-friendly format, she has appeared on several major network programs including Good Morning America, the Home Show, and CNN, as well as serving on the medical advisory board for SHAPE magazine. She has also published over fifty scientific articles and three chapters in medical textbooks, and is the author of You Don't Have to Live With Cystitis

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Weight Loss & Diet Plans
Portion Size Plate by WebMD

Portion control is a critical part of successful weight loss and weight management. The WebMD Portion Size Plate gives you easy-to-understand guidelines to help you avoid some common portion-size pitfalls.
Basic Guidelines
1 cup = baseball
cup = lightbulb
1 oz or 2 tbsp = golf ball
1 tbsp = poker chip
3 oz chicken or meat = deck of cards
3 oz fish = checkbook

Grains
1 cup of cereal flakes = baseball
1 pancake = compact disc
cup cooked rice = lightbulb
cup cooked pasta = lightbulb
1 slice bread = cassette tape
1 bagel = 6 oz can of tuna
3 cups popcorn = 3 baseballs

DairY &cheese
1 oz cheese = 3 stacked dice
1 cup yogurt = baseball
cup of frozen yogurt = lightbulb
cup of ice cream= lightbulb

Fruits & Vegetables
1 tbsp butter or spread = poker chip
1 tbsp salad dressing = poker chip
1 tbsp mayonnaise = poker chip
1 tbsp oil = poker chip
1 medium fruit = baseball
cup grapes = about 16 grapes
1 cup strawberries = about 12 berries
1 cup of salad greens = baseball
1 cup carrots = about 12 baby carrots
1 cup cooked vegetables = baseball
1 baked potato = computer mouse

Meats, Fish & nuts
3 oz lean meat = deck of cards
3 oz fish = checkbook
3 oz tofu = deck of cards
2 tbsp peanut butter = golf ball
2 tbsp hummus = golf ball
cup almonds = 23 almonds
cup pistachios = 24 pistachios

Mixed dishes
1 hamburger (without bun) = deck of cards
1 cup fries = about 10 fries
4 oz nachos = about 7 chips
3 oz meatloaf = deck of cards
1 cup chili = baseball
1 sub sandwich = about 6 inches
1 burrito = about 6 inches


Show hospitality to strangers for, by doing that, some have entertained angels unawares.
Never stop helping others because others think that they abuse you. That stranger can be Jesus and you lose the opportunity to serve, even in something simple.


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