Zero Sugar Diet

Zero Sugar Diet

The 14-day Plan to Flatten your Belly, Crush Cravings, and Help Keep You Lean for Life

Book - 2016
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Discover how much added sugar is in your processed foods-- and learn how to avoid it without sacrifice. By replacing empty calories with whole foods and fiber you'll conquer your cravings and prevent blood sugar surge. Zinczenko shows how you can live a happier, healthier life by giving up many breads, cold cuts, yogurts, peanut butters, pizzas, and even "health" foods.
Publisher: New York :, Ballantine Books,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780345547989
Characteristics: xxi, 280 pages ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Perrine, Stephen - Author


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Nov 02, 2018

So, I've given this a pretty high rating based on what I feel it has done for me. Cracked my 70's not that long ago and put in quite a bit of exercise time daily. I'm going to guess I do twice as much as many do, even many younger. My BMI is pretty much dead center normal. This fellow is throwing around two words which qualify as motivators, 'flat stomach'. To fuel that dream, we are pounded over the head with repeated material delineating the evils of added sugar and how nearly inescapable it is in our diets. I'm a believer. Readers of this book might want to reflect on how they've come to accept as normal the super sweetening of everything edible. So part one is 'no added sugar'. Part two is 'get enough fiber'. Your own common sense might be able to take it from there; he points out the good foods and the the ones to avoid. That includes eating at home, recipes, and tips on what you can eat at ubiquitous fast food and sit down eateries. Going all purpose, he throws in some ideas of helpful practices and even exercise. He is very scientifical; he cites a study where dieters off to a fast start do better in the long run, hence his 14 day starter. If they changed the condition of the study by telling all participants that working the principals would improve their life and both fast and slow measures would work, study results might have been different. There might be better books on the subject, and there is not much poetry in here, but I think I will be benefiting, if not, it will be my own fault.

Jul 25, 2018

My review: Not for those with gluten or dairy allergies as many of his food suggestions have lots of gluten and dairy. BUT it is low sugar and low carb so book is great for diabetics!
5.0 out of 5 stars "Zero sugar diet."
Easy to understand for a lay person.
Short and simple instructions.
Gives brand names for best food choices.
Lists breakdown of food .
5.0 out of 5 stars "Get It! You will use it."
Great information. Easy reading. If you're thinking about deleting sugar from your life, this is the book. Recipe's and complete sugar free grocery list. Saves a lot of work.

Mar 27, 2017

I have read over 45 comments on Amazon from readers who did not find the book useful. Many complained that the content was repetitive and could have been summed up in two or three pages. There were also over 200 "rave" reviews but I am left to wonder if the latter are really legit.

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