THE NIBBLING DIET by Stanley L. Englebardt


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The nibbling diet, or managed snacking, is ""a dietary timing concept that is designed to take advantage of the body's natural metabolic processes and rhythms."" The idea is that animals eat all day without getting fat, and so can you, even in our sedentary society. Skeptical? Englebardt cites scientific evidence--rat and people studies--to support his claim that frequent small meals, providing a full range of nutrients, can help weight reduction as well or better than three large meals, especially when combined with exercise. He adds sample menus and throws in some behavior modification techniques as well. Will people swallow this? Maybe, because it goes down easy, but it doesn't square with the principles espoused in Rating the Diets.

Pub Date: May 15th, 1978
Publisher: Putnam