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Weight Management: Nutrition and Recipe Resources

Recommended Books:

This list includes healthy tips and lifestyle approaches for managing your weight.

  • 365 Days of Healthy Eating. Duyff. The American Dietetic Association. 2004.

  • The Way to Eat: A six step path to lifelong weight control. Katz and Gonzalez. Sourcebooks. 2002.

  • The Rules of Normal Eating. Koenig, Gurze Books. 2005.

  • Dieting for Dummies, 2nd Edition. Kirby. American Dietetic Association. 2004.

  • Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less. Katzen and Willett. Hyperion. 2006.

  • Eating Mindfully. Albers. New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2003.

  • But I Deserve This Chocolate. Albers. New Harbinger Publishing, Inc. 2011.

  • 50 Ways to Soothe Without Food. Albers. New Harbinger Publishing, Inc. 2009

  • Eat Q: Unlock the Weight-Loss Power of Emotional Eating. Albers. HarperCollins Publishers. 2013.

  • The Ten Habits of Naturally Slim People. Podjasek, Contemporary Books. 1998

  • The Solution; Never Diet Again. Mellin. Harper Collins Books. 1997.

  • Eat Out, Eat Right: The Guide to Healthier Restaurant Eating, 3rd Edition. Warshaw. Agate Surrey. 2008.

  • Healthy Eating Everyday. Carpenter. Human Kinetics. 2005.

  • Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works, 2nd Edition. Tribole and Resch. St. Martin’s Griffin. 2003.

  • Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think. Wansink. Bantam Publishing. 2006.

  • Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family, 2nd Edition. Satter. Kelcy Press. 2008.

  • The Best Life Diet. Greene. Simon & Schuster. 2006.

  • The College Student’s Guide to Eating Well on Campus, 2nd Edition. Selkowitz. Tulip Hill Press. 2005.

  • The Portion Teller: Smartsize Your Way to Permanent Weight Loss. Young. Morgan Road Press. 2005.

  • Thin For Life: 10 Keys to Success From People Who Have Lost Weight and Kept it Off. Fletcher. Houghton Mifflin Co. 2003.

  • Volumetrics Eating Plan. Rolls. Harper Collins. 2005.

  • Your Child’s Weight: Helping Without Harming. Satter. Kelcy Press. 2005.

Recommended Cook Books

Check out your local library or bookstore for these popular cookbooks.

  • Cooking Light Complete Cookbook. Cooking Light Magazine. Oxmoor House. 2008.

  • More Healthy Homestyle Cooking. Tribole. Rodale Books. 2002.

  • New Dieter’s Cookbook: Eat Well, Feel Great, Lose Weight, 3rd edition. Better Homes and Gardens. 2003.

  • Quick and Healthy Recipes and Ideas, 3rd edition. Ponichtera. Small Steps Press. 2008.

  • The New American Plate Cookbook. American Institute of Cancer Research. University of California Press. 2005.

Recipe Websites

These on-line tools have a many healthy recipes, menu ideas and meal planning tips.

Diet Analysis and Food and Activity Tracking

Keep track of your intake and exercise using these online food diary tools. They also calculate the calories and other important nutrients in the food you eat.

Food Databases

Use these free, online resources to look up the nutritional content of foods.

Other Resources

These tools provide valid and up-to-date information on nutrition, physical activity and health.

Consider joining the National Weight Control Registry.

Join the National Weight Control Registry if you are at least 18 years of age and have kept at least a 30 pound weight loss for one year or longer. This is the largest study of long-term successful weight loss maintenance. Since few people succeed at long-term weight loss, the NWCR was started to find and look at the traits of people who have succeeded at long-term weight loss.

Find out more online at www.uchsc.edu/nutrition/WyattJortberg/nwcr.htm. Click on the "National Weight Control Registry" link, then click on the "How to Join" link. You can also call
1-800-606-6927 to find out more.

Teach Back

What is the most important thing you learned from this handout?

What changes will you make in your diet/lifestyle, based on what you learned today?

If you are a UW Health patient and have more questions please contact UW Health at one of the phone numbers listed below. You can also visit our website at www.uwhealth.org/nutrition.

Nutrition clinics for UW Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) and American Family Children’s Hospital (AFCH) can be reached at: (608) 890-5500

Nutrition clinics for UW Medical Foundation (UWMF) can be reached at: (608) 287-2770