The African-American Woman’s Guide to Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
The first weight-loss book written especially for African-American women, Slim Down Sister offers a comprehensive, get-down-to-it program of diet and exercise that empowers sisters to take control of their weight and health.
This unique book, written by experts in the fields of health and nutrition, shares information about: • Why losing weight is more difficult for black women • The special health risks overweight black women face • Cultural stumbling blocks to good health—and how to avoid them • The Soul Food Pyramid—how to cook up the foods you love without all the health-jeopardizing fat and calories • Specific exercises designed for your body type • Survival strategies for staying on track during family gatherings, holidays, and life’s more stressful times • Tips for shopping smart and saving money • Sample menus and daily food plans, featuring slimmed-down soul-food recipes for sweet potato pie, cornbread, collard greens, peach cobbler, and other favorites
Plus: • Real-life stories of women who have lost weight and kept it off • A guide to organizing a weight-loss program at your church • How to set up a support system • And much, much more
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About Roniece Weaver
Roniece Weaver and Fabiola Gaines live in Orlando, Florida, and are cofounders of Hebni Nutrition Consultants, Inc., a nonprofit organization committed to improving consumers’ health by providing comprehensive nutritional information. Weaver is also a member of the American Dietetic Association… More about Roniece Weaver
About Fabiola Gaines
Fabiola Gaines and Roniece Weaver live in Orlando, Florida, and are cofounders of Hebni Nutrition Consultants, Inc., a nonprofit organization committed to improving consumers’ health by providing comprehensive nutritional information. Weaver is also a member of the American Dietetic Association… More about Fabiola Gaines
About Angela Ebron
Angela Ebron is a senior editor and writer at Family Circle magazine, and has contributed to Essence and Child magazines.
Published by Plume Jan 01, 2001| 240 Pages| 5-5/16 x 8| ISBN 9780452280601