The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet: Smart, Simple, Science-Based Strategies for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off (Paperback)
Lose weight and keep it off while managing your hunger: That's the simple and effective promise of Volumetrics, the #1 New York Times bestselling diet and lifestyle plan that for more than a decade has shown readers how to feel full on fewer calories. In The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet, Dr. Barbara Rolls expands on her time-tested message with new findings, recipes, and user-friendly tools. Dr. Rolls's twelve-week program supports readers step-by-step as they develop new habits to help them lose weight and keep it off—and her 105 delicious recipes, divided into thirty-five food categories, provide a foundation for personalizing and preparing everything from breakfast favorites to main courses to desserts.
The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet also features:
- Budget- and time-saving tips for losing weight
- Myth busters shattering common beliefs about diets and dieting
- Food shopping strategies and options for saving time or saving money
- Game plans for eating out, including menu buzz words, key questions, calorie labeling, and more
- New tips for feeding the family and camouflaging veggies in favorite dishes
- Concise charts with nutritional information for personalizing meals
- Before-and-after photos comparing standard and Volumetrics recipes, with tips on how they were adapted to provide more food for the calories
About the Author
Barbara Rolls, Ph.D., is professor of nutritional sciences and the Helen A. Guthrie Chair of Nutritional Sciences at Pennsylvania State University, where she heads the Laboratory for the Study of Human Ingestive Behavior. A veteran nutrition researcher and past president of both the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior and the Obesity Society, Dr. Rolls has been honored throughout her career with numerous awards, including Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and honorary membership in the American Dietetic Association. In 2010 she received the Obesity Society's highest honor, the George A. Bray Founders Award, and was elected to the American Society for Nutrition's Fellows Class of 2011. She is the author of more than 250 research articles and six books, including The Volumetrics Weight Control Plan and The Volumetrics Eating Plan. She lives in State College, Pennsylvania.
Mindy Hermann, R.D., is a writer who specializes in collaborative projects on cooking, food, and nutrition with researchers, health professionals, and chefs. The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet is her tenth book. She lives in Mount Kisco, New York.
Praise for The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet: Smart, Simple, Science-Based Strategies for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off…
“With its emphasis on . . . high-volume, low-calorie foods, the Volumetrics Diet promises you’ll lose weight without starving. . . . Experts love its emphasis on whole foods and veggies and dieters love it for the wide range of fiber-packed recipes that keep you full for hours.”
-Shape Magazine -- Winner, Best Low-Calorie Diet
Most Effective Diet of 2012
-The Daily Beast
2012 Best Weight Loss Diet, Best Diet for Healthy Eating, and Easiest Diet to Follow
-US News & World Report
“Backed by the best research.”
“Volumetrics could be the most popular and effective diet you have never heard of.”
“The [consumer products rating guide] gave its highest honors to the ‘Volumetrics Eating Plan’ diet.”
-New York Post
“A refreshing entry into the crowded weight-loss market. It’s honest and honestly motivating.”
“We love it—no gimmicky false promises. Rather, it’s a diet book that treats its readers respectfully.”
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“With all the crazy diet books flood[ing] the market…it is nice to read and recommend this highly readable, sensible, research–based approach to achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The book is very attractive, with beautiful color photographs; is easy to read; and has a wealth of practical information.”
-American Journal of Clinical Nutrition