Eat This, Not That! 2012: The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution (Eat This, Not That!)
What began as a series of articles in Men's Health magazine has become a food revolution. In five years, David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding's Eat This, Not That ! books have changed family eating habits and, in some cases, chain food menus. Based on the belief that we can find healthy alternatives to the foods we love, the series zeroes in on the restaurant and supermarket...more
You probably shouldn't. At 410 calories and 19 grams of fat, a Quarter Pounder (minus the cheese) weighs in healthier than said chicken salad that contains 550 calories and 32.5 grams of fat.
I suppose you could always dump the special Paul Newman salad dressing and toss the cheese, cutting the calories almost in half.
When I'm not following Weight Watchers, I will occasionally pick up Jack-in-the Box's Southwest Chicken Salad. Yummy! But a ...more
I wasn't ...more
Honestly, if you eat fast food everyday, switching from the fillet o'fish to white meat McNuggets is ...more
So forgive me for a minute as I do a happy dance for fin ...more
GOOD: If this guy was writing as a secret advocate of the fast food industry, it totally worked on me. All I want to eat is fries and ice cream and pasta and burgers and taco salads. The pictures in the book were very tempting. Hmm...maybe this should not be listed under the “good” part of my review.
I liked it the most that it does not tell you what NOT to eat, but what to eat instead. And it breaks down meals from so freakin’ mant restaurants you would not ...more
It also explains why so many o ...more
The first identifies 8 foods you should eat every day and 20 to avoid at all costs. Yes to yogurt and black beans (probably not together! blech!). No to a Burger King Triple Whopper with Cheese, Fries, and a King size Coke. (2200 calories)
Chapter two examine ...more
Sure, its okay to indulge, but these facts are staggering and I wouldn't want my own children to eat this stuff. That is all it really comes down to...stuff.
This can't be food, its just not right, but it is called food and we as the human race have come to accept genetically altered and lab experim ...more
1. They call this a "reference." Something you will look to when you are making decisions. However, it only gives you 1-3 options at each restaurant. So, what if I don't want a chicken sandwich at Carl's Jr? You won't know what else to choose. Not a very good reference if you ask me.
2. They don't explain WHY you should choose one food over the other. Yes, they give some nutritional information, but how is the a ...more
- Labels mean basically nothing. Read the ingredients.
- Mayo and high fructose corn syrup are evil and they are in a lot more food than you would think. Read the ingredients.
- The best is to make your own food at home. Y ...more
Then, somebody (I can't remember who) told me that a serving of alfredo sauce was equal to eating thirteen pieces of bacon. While I have never verified tha ...more
i can connect to this book becuase if i really wanted to lose weight. and didnt know how i would look for a book like this . but i get a work out ...more
However, what I enjoyed reading most were the last few pages that gave suggestions on what to eat when you're in a particular scenario, such as "When you wanna get in the mood, eat this..." and "When you want to stave of depres ...more
Learn to love spinach, tomatoes, carrots, black beans, blueberries, walnuts, oats, and yogurt.
Take this visual tour through most of the fast food and chain restaurants in America and learn to pick the lesser of two evils (menu choices) that are presented on each two page spread. If you eat out, get this book today!