Low-Carb Diet CookbookAuthor: Elaine Gardner
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Paperback with flaps
Publish date: January 2006
Over 80 delicious and enjoyable low-carb recipes, from breakfast and light meals to dinners and desserts Explains what a safe low-carbohydrate diet is, why it works, the benefits and the things to look out for All recipes are shown in step-by-step detail, with instructions and techniques shown in 400 full colour photographs Presents a two week meal plan to help readers prepare for, start and stick to a low-carbohydrate diet Provides look-up tables listing the carbohydrate content of basic foods Includes information about the long-term health implications, essential ingredients and the importance of exercise The weight-loss benefits of low-carbohydrate diets are well known and this book provides a balanced view of this type of eating and the nutritional considerations involved.With a practical, user-friendly introduction that focuses on the benefits of regular exercise and the science behind low-carb eating, this volume is a simple, safe and effective handbook for long-term weight loss. Foods to avoid are listed, and foods that your body must have to stay healthy are emphasised and recommended, with tips to help you stick to the programme.FThe main part of the book feautres over 80 delicious fully illustrated step-by-step recipes, complete with full nutritional analyses. The recipes are desiged to be attractive and flavoursome, as well as healthy and nutritious. All the recipes are presented in full colour step-by-step instructions, and with a glorious picture of the finished dish to help you achieve great results.This book is designed to be an attractive and easy-to-follow guide, with delicious recipes, clear unbiased advice, and all the back-up information, tables, charts and nutritional values presented in simple form so you can plan your diet effectively. It is a complete reference source for anyone interested in low-carb cooking, offering inspiration and a sourcebook of fabulous recipes for every occasion.