THE WEIGHT-LOSS PRESCRIPTION
A DOCTOR'S PLAN FOR PERMANENT WEIGHT REDUCTION AND BETTER HEALTH
Think about it for a moment. What other substance on the planet is good for you, is necessary for life, and is fun? Food is the only answer. And so begins our relationship with food. Healthy or unhealthy, we all have behaviours around how we deal with food. When these behaviours become unmanageable our health and our weight can suffer.
Obesity specialist Dr. Ali Zentner has written the ultimate prescription for how to develop a healthy relationship with food. The Weight-Loss Prescription combines a realistic approach to weight loss and better health using practical tips, strategies, and inspiring stories on how to make a positive and permanent change on how and what we eat.
Our behaviours around food are universal. Whether you are an emotional eater, a fast food junkie,a calorie drinker, or a portion distorter, the book includes expert advice and scientifically based information that helps you understand your eating behaviour and make a change for the better.
The Weight-Loss Prescription sets out a comprehensive set of food rules and a guide on how to follow them. You will learn how to embark on a realistic exercise plan and how to make exercise a permanent part of a healthy lifestyle. Included are e=meal makeovers and recipes that give you sensible solutions on how to fit healthy eating into a bust schedule.
The Weight-Loss Prescription is for everyone who wants both a better relationship with food and a healthier future.
“I highly recommend this authentic and easy to follow practical weight loss guide written with the insights of a caring and passionate physician who has first hand experience with obesity.”
— David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC, President of Obesity Canada , Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Diabetes, professor of medicine at the University of Calgary
“If you're going to choose one no nonsense book about weight loss, this is it. It's got smart, practical details about diet, but it also makes you re-evaluate your relationship with food, which is the only way to long-lasting weight loss. Written by someone who has lived it and overcome it, this book will help you write your own recipe for success.”
— Dawna Friesen, journalist, anchor Global National
Ali Zentner, MD practises internal medicine and is a specialist in cardiac risk management and obesity medicine. In addition to successfully treating thousands of obese and overweight patients, Dr. Zentner is one of her own biggest success stories. She has lost over 175 pounds and now embraces a healthy and active lifestyle. Dr. Zentner was the medical expert on the hit CBC reality series Village on a Diet and is a contributor to CBC’s Live Right Now campaign as well as a frequent guest expert on CBC’s The National and The Steven and Chris Show. She is the medical correspondent to Global National. She lives in Vancouver.