||We are busier than ever before and seem to have less and less time of our own. In a world that buzzes with multitasking, demanding careers, and media and information overload, we increasingly realize that our health is in our own hands and that we should be making responsible food choices–but we often just don’t have time. Now, this terrific new book from a respected physician gives readers clear and simple strategies for surviving (and enjoying) fast food and sidestepping the guilt. Dr. Sinatra offers an accessible, easy-to-follow plan to help readers stay lean and healthy even when they must resort to Burger King for breakfast or McDonald’s for lunch or dinner two or three (or more) times a week.||Dr. Sinatra makes it a snap to select the healthiest menu items from a wide variety of fast food restaurants while offering tips on what to eat during the rest of the day and week to regain nutritional balance. With 25 years of experience using nutritional therapies to help patients prevent and reverse heart disease, Dr. Sinatra provides authoritative advice, including many meal plans for optimal health for families on the go. For the millions who have both the desire to eat healthy and a schedule that makes it difficult to do so, this book will become a constant companion.||Stephen Sinatra, MD (Essex, CT), was Chief of Cardiology and Director of Medical Education at Manchester Memorial Hospital in Connecticut for almost 20 years. He is published in medical journals and has appeared on many national television and radio outlets, including CNN and MSNBC. His health newsletter has nearly 50,000 subscribers. James Punkre (Santa Fe, NM) is a professional writer.
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||Lose weight eating at McDonald's, Burger King, KFC, and Wendy's? | | | |Yes, it's possible--and this book shows you how! | |"Dr. Steve Sinatra is one of the top preventive cardiologists in America. . . . In The Fast Food Diet, he shows readers how to eat smarter and more nutritiously at any fast food establishment in America so they will actually become healthier as they lose weight. What a brilliant strategy and practical approach!" |--BARRY SEARS, bestselling author of The Zone | |We're a nation on the go--and we're gaining weight at alarming levels. Chances are you realize you should lose weight and eat healthier foods, but when you're hungry and hurried, all too often you choose the drive-through over a healthy home-cooked meal. This breakthrough guide presents a practical, real-world solution that teaches you how to make healthier fast-food choices and save hundreds of calories per meal--without giving up the delicious taste and convenience of fast foods. | |In addition to tips for dining guilt-free at all types of fast-food restaurants, The Fast Food Diet includes: |* A Six-Week Fast-Food Diet Eating Plan that lets you choose among 150 meal selections for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks from more than fifty of the most popular fast-food chains |* Valuable tips for business travelers, holiday revelers, and kids who are fast-food junkies |* Advice on eating well at food courts, sit-down restaurants, airports, and convenience stores |* Recipes for nutritious, home-cooked meals you can prepare in 15 minutes or less | | |If you cut just 500 calories from your meals every day, you'll lose a pound a week. That's 50 pounds a year--and The Fast Food Diet makes it easy.