Weight Loss Confidential How Teens Lose Weight and Keep It Off - And What They Wish Parents Knew

ISBN-10: 0618943447
ISBN-13: 9780618943449
Edition: 2008
List price: $15.00
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Description: As any parent knows, teens listen to teens -- more than to anyone else. Hailed by leading doctors, nutritionists, and journalists, Weight Loss Confidential is the only book to go to the real experts on teen weight loss: adolescents who have  More...

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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 1/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

As any parent knows, teens listen to teens -- more than to anyone else. Hailed by leading doctors, nutritionists, and journalists, Weight Loss Confidential is the only book to go to the real experts on teen weight loss: adolescents who have succeeded. Using the approach that made her book Thin for Life an award-winning bestseller, Anne M. Fletcher interviews more than one hundred teens who have lost weightsome as much as one hundred pounds -- to discover what works. Bolstered with the latest scientific research, Weight Loss Confidential challenges conventional assumptions and empowers teens and parents in the struggle against our number-one health problem today. Inside Weight Loss Confidential: 9 myths about weight loss Top 10 reasons for teen weight gain Teens advice to parents on how to help 10 teen strategies for changing eating habits 6 tactics parents often resort to that make things worse -- and what to do instead

An award-winning health & medical journalist, Anne M. Fletcher is the author of the best-selling "Thin for Life", "Eating Thin for Life", & "Thin for Life Daybook". She is the former executive editor of the Tufts University "Health & Nutrition Letter" & was a contributing editor to "Prevention". Her articles have also appeared in "Better Homes & Gardens", "McCall's", "Good Housekeeping", "Redbook", & "Vogue". Fletcher has appeared on "The Today Show", "Donahue", "Good Morning America", "CBS This Morning", & "The Larry King Radio Show".

Foreword
Introduction
Turning Things Around: Moving Beyond Weight Problems
Being Realistic: Finding a Just-Right Weight
Letting Teens Take the Lead: How Parents Help (and Don't Help)
Discovering What Works: Individualizing Weight Loss Strategies
Getting Moving-and Having a Good Time
Eating to Keep It Off: The Teens' 10 Keys to Success
Keeping Track: Developing a System of Checks and Balances
Tuning In: Putting Mind and Body Together
Staying Pumped: Remaining Motivated to Keep the Weight Off
Weight Programs Used by the Teens
Internet Resources for Teens and Parents
Web Sites Recommended by the Teens
Selected References
Index

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