The Mamma Mia! Diet (Paperback)
The Secret Italian Way to Good Health - Eat Pasta, Enjoy Wine, & Lose Weight
Hatherleigh Press, 9781578267323, 352pp.
Publication Date: February 27, 2018
The Mamma Mia! Diet is more than just a meal plan—it’s a complete lifestyle guide. Based on an improved version of the classic Mediterranean diet, the Mamma Mia! Diet provides you with modernized versions of healthy Italian dishes to help you lose weight while still feeling full and satisfied.
The more doctors test it, the more they find that eating Mediterranean is the absolute best way to lose weight. Based on the cooking and eating style of Italy, the Mamma Mia! plan features olive oil, fruits and vegetables, nuts, legumes, fish and poultry, whole grains and, yes, wine!
With The Mamma Mia! Diet, you’ll enjoy:
• Better health and improved longevity
• Higher energy levels and improved fitness
• More variety than any other diet
• Fundamental nutrition grounded in tradition and science
• Incredible dishes packed with nutrition and authentic Italian flavor
• A diet that nourishes you and your family, all in one
Food can be more than just delicious. Food is medicine for the body, mind, and soul, and with The Mamma Mia! Diet, you can make the most out of what you eat, all while experiencing an Italian-style atmosphere—and satisfying an Italian-style appetite!
The Mamma Mia! Diet is the modern Italian diet program that lets you enjoy the best of what Italian fare has to offer--absolutely guilt-free! Benefits of The Mamma Mia! Diet include weight loss, diabetes management, cardiovascular health and longevity.
The Italian expression "Mamma mia!" denotes surprise such as "Mamma mia! I am eating good food, drinking wine, losing weight and feeling great!" The Mamma Mia! Diet shows that this is possible.
• DOCTOR RECOMMENDED. Based on the time-tested Mediterranean diet, combined with a modern twist, The Mamma Mia! Diet gives you everything you need to make lasting lifestyle choices leading to better health, higher energy levels, and increased longevity.
• ENJOY WHAT YOU EAT. Each meal is specifically crafted with three guiding principles in mind: achieving maximum nutritious value, maintaining the authentic taste of real Italian cuisine, and providing satisfying, filling portions that will leave you feeling energized all day long.
• EASY-TO- FOLLOW. Every meal featured in The Mamma Mia! Diet can be made quickly and easily using commonly found foods, requiring no special skills.
Based on the well-tested, tried and true Mediterranean diet, with Italian flavor and foods, The Mamma Mia! Diet is a healthy weight loss diet everyone can enjoy!
About the Author
Paola Palestini is a biochemistry professor at the Medical School of the University Milano-Bicocca, Italy. She is the coordinator of the Masters in Nutrition and Applied Dietetic programs in addition to teaching in many degree courses including medicine, physiotherapy, nursing, nutrition, and neurology. Recently, Paola has been actively involved in the promotion of the principles of a healthy diet through conferences and in collaboration with several magazines. She is the author of seventy-six scientific articles published in international journals.
Praise For The Mamma Mia! Diet: The Secret Italian Way to Good Health - Eat Pasta, Enjoy Wine, & Lose Weight…
“...has reinvented great authentic Italian cuisine.” —Sheila Johnson, co-founder of BET and CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, USA
"...written in a friendly, understandable way that brings common sense to the science of losing weight. The reader learns not just what to do to gain the benefits of the MMD, but why, and that makes all the difference." —TwoClassyChics.com
"More variety than any other diet; Fundamental nutrition grounded in tradition and science; Incredible dishes packed with nutrition and authentic Italian flavor; A diet that nourishes both the individual and the family—all in one." —Midwest Book Review
"After a week and a half my husband lost 6 pounds and I lost 2 pounds...we both had more energy and neither of us felt hungry or deprived." —Beth Gonzalez
"...helped me lose weight and feel more energetic! After just four weeks I lost 8 pounds and feel better. " —Marcia Ridenour
“The Mamma Mia! Diet made me feel energetic and lighter in just a few days, still allowing me to eat all of my favorite foods. The recipes are delicious and easy to make, and the tips are useful to figure out your best choices when you dine out or travel. It’s a diet that I know I can turn into a lifestyle for me and for my whole family.”
“Works without feeling like any kind of traditional diet plan. It's not about starvation or taboo foods. Drink that glass of great wine; enjoy the best made pasta.”
“The Mamma Mia! Diet combined with a mild exercise program have allowed my body to shed over five pounds in less than three weeks! This is a lifestyle program that I can adapt whether at home or eating out. “
“I trimmed up and still have more energy than ever. Definitely a must-read for anyone looking for a fresh take on the Mediterranean diet.”
—Yahaira Serrano, DMD
“I have been following The Mamma Mia! Diet for a few weeks and I've already lost 7 pounds! I am starting to feel more energetic than I have in years. “
“I feel more energetic and thankful for the loss of a few pounds! “