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* A Guide To Life-Long Weight Control *

Weight Maintenance - US Edition ebook cover
  • Perfect For Men and Women

  • Achieve Lifelong Weight Control

  • Keep Off the Weight You Have Lost

  • Learn How Not to Gain Weight as You Age

  • Look Much Younger than Your Age

  • Greatly Improve your Energy & Endurance

  • Enrich your Quality of Life & Live Longer

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WEIGHT MAINTENANCE - U.S. Edition - TABLE of CONTENTS (125 pages)

1. INTRODUCTION

2. BEFORE YOU START
Get a Medical Checkup
Cardio Self-Assessment
Take the One-Mile Walking Test
What Should You Weigh?
What’s Your Body-Fat Percentage?
Body-Mass Index (BMI)
What’s Your “Best Weight?”
Body-Weight Assessment Example
But What is Your Realistic Weight?

3. WEIGHT CONTROL EXERCISE
Be More Active on a Daily Basis
How Many Calories Do You Burn?
Calories Burned Example
Exercise Categories
What Exercise is Right for You?
Aerobic Exercise: How Hard?
Aerobic Exercise: Target-Training Zone
Aerobic Exercise: A Walking Program
Get a Pedometer
Use Dumbbells to Add Muscle
More Strengthening Exercises
If You Miss a Session
Risks and Possible Problems
How to Avoid Injury
An Effective Low-Cost Program

4. WEIGHT CONTROL NUTRITION
Nutrients and Micronutrients
Complete & Incomplete Proteins
You Need Carbs
Glycemic Index
Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels
The Skinny on Fat
Vitamins and Minerals Clarified
Phytonutrients: Good Stuff from Plants
Guidelines for Healthy Eating
Basic Food Groups
Vitamin/Mineral Supplements
Calories, Calories
Estimating a Meal's Caloric Content
Fiber is Important
Make Sure You Drink Enough Water
Salt In Moderation
Limit Sugar You Consume
Common-Sense Nutrition
Eat Slowly

5. WEIGHT CONTROL BASICS
Conservation of Energy
Basal Metabolic Energy
Physical Activity Energy
Activity Levels
When Does Weight Change Occur?
Simple Weight Change Math
Weight Variations Due to Water

6. WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
Why People Gain Weight as They Age
Why People Regain Lost Weight After a Diet
Lifestyle of People who Regain Lost Weight

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Lifestyle of People Who Maintain Their Weight
The Weight Maintenance Program
Selecting Maintenance Calorie Table
Using Maintenance Calorie Table
Maintenance is a Life-Long Struggle
Get Off the Diet Roller Coaster
Set Meals: Easy Calorie Control
Planning Maintenance Eating
Maintenance Eating Plan Example
Use Mini Diets to Maintain Weight

7. HELPFUL STRATEGIES
Your Maintenance Calorie Level
Become a Calorie Expert
Get a Good Cookbook/Calorie Chart
Calorie Control Using Technology
Set Meals & Calorie Control
Learn to Estimate Portion Sizes
Understand Out-of-Control Eating
Learn How to Compensate
Simple is Better
Don’t Skip Meals
Eat Slowly
Understand Food Labels
Summarize Your Nutritional Needs
Choose a Variety of Healthy Foods
Don't Stop Exercising
Keep a Food and Exercise Journal
Monitor Your Weight
Build a Support System
More Weight Maintenance Strategies
Final Weight Maintenance Tip

8. LIFE-LONG MAINTENANCE
Set Goals, Plan, Keep a Log
Keys to Life-long Weight Control
Maintenance Gets Easier with Time

MAINTENANCE TABLES: Men
18 to 35 yrs, 5'-0" to 5'-5"
18 to 35 yrs, 5'-6" to 5'-11"
18 to 35 yrs, 6'-0" to 6'-6"
36 to 55 yrs, 5'-0" to 5'-5"
36 to 55 yrs, 5'-6" to 5'-11"
36 to 55 yrs, 6'-0" to 6'-6"
56 to 75 yrs, 5'-0" to 5'-5"
56 to 75 yrs, 5'-6" to 5'-11"
56 to 75 yrs, 6'-0" to 6'-6"

MAINTENANCE TABLES: Women
18 to 35 yrs, 5'-0" to 5'-5"
18 to 35 yrs, 5'-6" to 5'-11"
36 to 55 yrs, 5'-0" to 5'-5"
36 to 55 yrs, 5'-6" to 5'-11"
56 to 75 yrs, 5'-0" to 5'-5"
56 to 75 yrs, 5'-6" to 5'-11"

MINI-DIET MEAL PLANS
900 Calorie Balanced Diet
1,200 Calorie Balanced Diet
1,500 Calorie Balanced Diet
1,800 Calorie Balanced Diet

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WEIGHT MAINTENANCE - U.S. Edition - TABLES and FIGURES

Table 2.1: Your Oxygen Processing Rate vs Fitness Level
Table 2.2: Percent Body Fat for Men
Table 2.3: Body Mass Index (BMI) versus Height & Weight for Men & Women
Table 2.4: Weight Profile vs. BMI
Table 2.5: Weight Range vs. Height for Men
Table 2.6: Weight Range vs. Height for Women

Table 3.1: Calories Expended per Hour for Different Activities
Table 3.2: Walking Program for Beginners

Table 4.2: Fats in Foods
Table 4.3: Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) for Selected Vitamins
Table 4.4: Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) for Selected Minerals
Table 4.5: Recommended Portion Sizes for Food Groups
50 U.S. State Flags - USA - American Table 4.6: Calorie Rank (per ounce) of Basic Foods
Table 4.7: Calorie Rank (per ounce) of Common Foods

Table 5.1: Lifestyle Activity Levels

Table 6.1: Men's Maintenance Calorie Table Index
Table 6.2: Women's Maintenance Calorie Table Index
Table 6.3: Sample Maintenance Eating Plan
Table 6.4: Sample Maintenance Eating Plan Worksheet

Table 7.1: Daily Nutritional Needs of Man in Example 7.1
Table 7.2: Sample All-In-One Fitness Log

Table AA: Men's Maintenance Calorie Table Index
Table BB: Women's Maintenance Calorie Table Index

Table C.1: Eating Pattern for 900 Calorie Diets
Table C.2: Eating Pattern for 1,200 Calorie Diets
Table C.3: Eating Pattern for 1,500 Calorie Diets
Table C.4: Eating Pattern for 1,800 Calorie Diets

Figure 1: Strengthening Exercises (a to c)
Figure 2: Strengthening Exercises (d to g)
Figure 3: Forms of Energy Taken In and Expended by Human Body


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