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prediabetes weight loss solution

Reverse Your Diagnosis and Reclaim Your Health

Reduce your risk of diabetes with this complete weight loss plan

Healthy lifestyle changes can slow and even reverse prediabetes—but adopting a new food and exercise regimen can feel overwhelming. This guide makes it easy, with expert advice and encouraging words to help you cook and eat to lose weight, optimize your health, and reduce your risk of developing diabetes.

  • Prediabetes basics—Learn everything you need to know about prediabetes nutrition, plus tips for building a healthier lifestyle through sustainable daily habits and manageable goals.
  • Easy and delicious recipes—Dig into 50 tasty, prediabetes-friendly meals that are made with familiar ingredients and simple steps, so any home cook can put them together in no time.
  • A 2-week meal plan—Kick off this weight loss solution with a detailed meal plan that breaks down exactly what to eat for the first 14 days, along with suggestions for exercise, hydration, and sleep.

Low-Calorie Weight Loss Cookbook

The 28-Day Plan to Take Control of Your Health and Weight

Reach your weight loss goals with help from this approachable low calorie cookbook

Lose weight while still enjoying the foods you love with help from this low calorie cookbook. You’ll find everything you need to successfully start and sustain your weight loss journey, including flavorful, low calorie recipes, a 28-day meal plan, and exercise recommendations to supplement your diet.

Packed with simple breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks, this low calorie cookbook relies on healthy, everyday ingredients you can easily find at your local grocery store. These delicious recipes also include reasonable serving sizes for easy portion control and detailed nutritional information to help you maintain a well-balanced diet.

In this low calorie cookbook, you’ll find:

  • A healthy approach to weight loss—Find advice for setting realistic goals, eating nutrient-dense foods, stocking your kitchen, and staying accountable.
  • Beginner-friendly exercises—Incorporate some movement into your weight loss journey with illustrated exercise guides for upper body, lower body, and core strength.
  • A complete meal plan—Help kick-start your weight loss with a monthlong menu of meals that include total daily calorie counts and weekly grocery shopping lists.

Simplify mealtime with this low calorie cookbook that makes it easy to live a healthier lifestyle.

The Essential Cookbook for Men

85 Healthy Recipes to Get Started in the Kitchen

Slice and dice your way to good health with this beginner-friendly cookbook for men

If your experience in the kitchen is limited, cooking can seem like a daunting task. Tackle it head on with The Essential Cookbook for Men. Discover just how easy and satisfying it can be to create healthy, flavorful meals for less than the cost of takeout.

What sets this cookbook apart from other cookbooks for men:

  • Mouthwatering recipes―With easy-to-follow instructions, you’ll start making delicious dishes like sweet and savory Pineapple Roasted Pork Sandwiches, decadent Warm Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Smoothies, or hearty Beef Vegetable Stir-Fry.
  • Beginner’s gear guide―From skillets to storage containers, get an overview of the essential tools you’ll need to successfully start searing, roasting, toasting, and more.
  • Shopping simplified―Take the guesswork out of grocery shopping with a rundown of pantry staples, advice on pulling together a shopping list, and suggestions for how to save at the store.
  • Practical tips and tricks―Grow your confidence in the kitchen with cooking tips on everything from how to properly measure ingredients to how to handle leftovers.


Become the master of your culinary domain and create delicious, nutritious dishes with The Essential Cookbook for Men.

Flat Belly 365

The Gut-Friendly Superfood Plan to Shed Pounds, Fight Inflammation, and Feel Great All Year Long

Finally, there is a scientifically proven way to shed stubborn pounds and keep them off, especially if you are struggling with excess weight around themid-section. The secret to beating the bloat and enjoying lasting weight loss is a healthy gut. A healthy gut fueled by superfoods, anti-inflammatoryfats, andprebiotic and probiotic foods can balance your appetite, reduce cravings, regulate blood sugar, fight inflammation, and fuel your body with key nutrients for optimal health. Award-winning dietitian Manuel Villacorta takes the guesswork out of gut health with his proven plan that sheds pounds, burns belly fat, and makes you feel years younger.

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Whole Body Reboot

The Peruvian Superfoods Diet to Detoxify, Energize, and Supercharge Fat Loss

This book provides simple yet thorough explanations of weight-loss, anti-aging, and disease-fighting concepts by using an appealing page layout displaying colorful photography, easy-to-read bullet points, and sidebars summarizing each health benefit. The book includes a 5-day Reboot Detox Plan and four 7-day meal plans for omnivores, vegetarians, vegans, and gluten-free diet preferences and over 135 of mouthwatering recipes from breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and dessert. All recipes are less than 400 calories and include nutritional facts.

Eating Free

The Carb-Friendly Way to Lose Inches, Embrace Your Hunger, and Keep the Weight Off for Good

Eating Free sheds light on a little-known hormone, ghrelin, which controls our hunger (the need to eat), drives our appetite (the desire to eat), and works to manage our metabolism and ability to burn fat only when it is fed, regularly and well. Eating Free also calls attention to the role of sleep in weight loss, refutes the focus on grueling, daily exercise and demonstrates that weight loss is about a balance of different factors, including stress.

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Peruvian Power Foods

18 Superfoods and Anti-aging Secrets from the Amazon to the Andes

This book introduces the top superfoods from the Andes to the Amazon and their myriad health benefits. Choosing from more than 100 recipes, you’ll learn traditional and innovative dishes inspired by one of the most exciting cuisines today, celebrated by chefs around the globe. From super-quick smoothies and energy-packed breakfasts to sublime entrees, cocktails and more, you can satisfy your palate while eating for longevity and vitality.

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