Slim Down Sister
The African-American Woman's Guide to Healthy, Permanent Weight LossBook - 2000
Slim Down Sister offers a comprehensive program of diet and exercise especially geared to empower African-American women to take control of their weight and their health. This unique book, written by experts in the fields of health and nutrition, shares important information about: -- How to lose weight -- and keep it off-- How to reduce the risk of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease-- The Soul Food Pyramid: low-fat versions of favorite recipes that keep the flava but lose the fat-- Tips and words of wisdom for staying focused, motivated, and committed-- Survival strategies for staying on track during family gatherings, holidays, and stressful times-- The Sister Circle -- how to start a support groupFeaturing motivational stories from women who have lost weight, a guide to organizing a church-based weight-loss program, and sample menus and daily food plans, Slim Down Sister will help black women achieve and maintain their optimal weight and health.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c2000
Branch Call Number: 613.25089 WEAVER
Characteristics: viii, 229 p. : ill. ; 24 cm