The Complete Beck Diet for Life

The Complete Beck Diet for Life

The 5-Stage Program for Permanent Weight Loss

By Judith S. Beck, PhD

Oxmoor House, Hardcover, 9780848732745, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 23, 2008

Description

Bestselling author and weight-loss expert Judith S. Beck, Ph.D., has inspired thousands of dieters to lose excess weight and keep it off using the power of Cognitive Therapy to prepare the mind and alter habits before starting any diet. Now, for the first time, Dr. Beck outlines the next step: a specific, balanced diet plan that teaches you how to EAT THIN and keep excess weight off for life.

Based on the eating choices of Dr. Becks most successful dieters and maintainers, The Complete Beck Diet for Life includes comprehensive suggestions for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and bonus foods including 150- or 200-calorie treats such as sweets, alcohol, bread, and fries--and a Think Thin menu formula that allows you to easily adapt to any situation. Everything you need to stay on track is provided, including a sample strength-training plan and interactive elements such as Response Cards, daily eating logs, and charts and graphs to track your progress.

The Complete Beck Diet for Life also features Dr. Becks signature Cognitive Therapy tools, organized in a 5-stage program designed to teach you how to EAT THIN. The program details precisely what to do to stay motivated, overcome emotional eating, eliminate bingeing, and immediately get back on track when youve made a mistake. If youve struggled with dieting in the past, its only because you never acquired these essential skills. Once you learn to master these skills, you will be able to successfully maintain your new weight for life.



About the Author
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D., is the New York Times bestselling author of The Beck Diet Solution, president of the nonprofit Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Philadelphia, and clinical associate professor of psychology in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. She has written over a hundred articles and books and has served as a consultant for several National Institute of Mental Health studies. Dr. Beck has presented hundreds of workshops nationally and internationally on various applications of cognitive therapy, including weight loss and maintenance. She has a clinical practice, supervises clinicians, and provides consultation to organizations.