Weight Loss Program, Part 8: Maintaining Weight Loss - The Long Term Plan - Continued

By Kathleen Goodwin, RD

Dependable Weight Loss Resources

Read the following pages/chapters in your text, Dieting For Dummies this week: Chapter 13, pages 155-161, Appendix A, pages 287-294

Part 8 continued......


Dependable weight loss resources

When it comes to weight loss, every corner has a snake oil salesman, and unfortunately, a sucker is born every minute to keep his pocketbook filled. Below are several dependable and knowledgeable sources of weight loss information whose material and advice you don't have to question.


Weight loss organizations you can depend on

Web sites for weight loss and fitness information

Weight loss and exercise books

  • Strong Women Stay Slim, by Miriam Nelson, Ph.D.

  • The Diet-Free Solution, by Laurel Mellin
  • Thin for Life, by Anne Fletcher
  • Eating Thin for Life, by Anne Fletcher
  • Thin for Life Daybook, by Anne Fletcher
  • Intuitive Eating, by Evelyn Tribole
  • The Weigh Down Workshop, by Gwen Shamblin
  • Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, by Geneen Roth
  • Dieting for Dummies, by Jane Kirby
  • Outsmarting the Female Fat Cell, by Debra Waterhouse
  • Smart Eating, Choosing Wisely, Living Lean, by Covert Bailey
  • Smart Exercise, by Covert Bailey
  • Make the Connection, by Oprah Winfrey and Bob Greene
  • ACSM Fitness Book, by The American College of Sports Medicine

Healthy eating cookbooks

  • Prevention's The Healthy Cook, by Prevention Magazine Health Books

  • Cooking Light Five Star Recipes, by Cooking Light Magazine
  • Cooking Light Annual Recipes, by Cooking Light Magazine
  • Cooking Light, Light and Easy Cookbook, by Cooking Light Magazine
  • Moosewood Restaurant's Low-Fat Favorites
  • The Phytopia Cookbook, by Barbara Gollman and Kim Pierce
  • The Mayo Clinic Williams Sonoma Cookbook
  • American Heart Association Around The World Cookbook
  • American Heart Association Quick and Easy Cookbook
  • The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 25th Anniversary
  • Healthy Homestyle Desserts, by Evelyn Tribole
  • Healthy Homestyle Cooking, by Evelyn Tribole

Healthy eating newsletters

  • Consumer Reports on Health
    Box 52148
    Boulder, CO 80322
    800/234-2188

  • Mayo Clinic Health Letter
    Subscription Services
    P.O. Box 53889
    Boulder, CO 80322-3889
    800/333-9037
  • Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter
    P.O. Box 57857
    Boulder, CO 80322-7857
    800/274-7581
  • University of California at Berkeley Wellness Letter
    Health Letter Associates
    P.O. Box 420235
    Palm Coast, FL 32142-0235
    800/829-9080
  • Nutrition Action Health Letter
    Center for Science in the Public Interest
    Suite 300
    Washington, D.C. 20009
    800-237-4874
  • Nutrition Forum
    Quackwatch
    P.O. Box 1747
    Allentown, PA 18105

Healthy eating online recipes

Healthy eating magazines

  • Shape

  • Eating Well
  • Cooking Light
  • Men's Fitness
  • Living Fit

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