The Feel Full Diet: Recipes and Menus by Gloria Kaufer Greene

Steven R. Peikin, Author Atheneum Books $17.95 (237p) ISBN 978-0-689-11789-3
The feel-full diet presents a practical and nutritional way to achieve permanent weight loss. Weight maintenance is a physiological problem, not psychological, maintains gastroenterologist Peikin, director of the Jefferson Nutrition Program at Philadelphia's Jefferson Medical College, where this diet was developed. The goal is to increase the body's production of cholecystokinin or CCK, a hormone affecting appetite control. By eating a ""satietizer'' composed mainly of fat and protein, the dieter's body begins to produce CCK; and when embarking on the small main course 2030 minutes later, the dieter already is starting to experience the sensation of ``fullness.'' The remaining part of the diet is based on calorie restrictions (1200 daily for women and 1300 for men) and exercise options. The recipes by Gloria Kaufer Greene (The Jewish Holiday Cookbook are varied and generally easy to prepare. Entrees, such as chicken cacciatore, linguine with white scallop sauce and broccoli frittata, are all under 300 calories per serving. First serial to Woman's Day. (June 16)
Reviewed on: 01/01/1987
Release date: 01/01/1987
Genre: Nonfiction
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