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The Stubborn Fat Fix:
The Essential Guide to High Fiber, Low Carbohydrate, Whole Food Diets

Valerie Berkowitz, MS, RD, CDN, CDE

C217
24 CPEUs
HARD COPY
DISCONTINUED

Book, 275 pgs and Study Guide with 1 Reporting Form, 34 pgs.
This program will assist you in counseling clients and patients who have chosen a low carbohydrate way of eating, and to provide a wealth of practical information and support for you and your clients. Upon completion of this accredited, self-directed learning program you will be able to:

  • recognize underlying medical conditions that can make it difficult for clients to lose weight
  • construct low carbohydrate, high fiber, whole foods sample menus and calculate macronutrient distributions for this diet
  • describe solutions for complaints associated with a low carbohydrate diet
  • recommend exercises for specific medical conditions and levels of fitness
  • explain specific supplements to use for insulin/blood sugar disorders; adrenal disorders; a thyroid conditions; hormonal imbalances and yeast overgrowth
  • recommend ways to substitute healthy lifestyle behaviors for poor habits

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The Stubborn Fat Fix:
The Essential Guide to High Fiber, Low Carbohydrate, Whole Food Diets

Valerie Berkowitz, MS, RD, CDN, CDE

Copyright 2011 Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc. All rights reserved for this self-directed, accredited learning program. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission from the publisher is prohibited.

CUSTOMER COMMENTS

Jaculyn McPherson: “So much information, on so many facets of weight loss/control. Really liked the explanations as to why the authors recommended a certain type of food, or avoiding certain foods.

Kimberly Powell: “Really enjoyed this read. Wasn't planning on changing my diet...just staying abreast of different nutritional views. Now really excited and have started this new diet plan that I hope to stay on for the rest of my life!!”

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

Welcome to The Stubborn Fat Fix Study Guide, a self-directed accredited learning program. This program consists of a book of the same title by Valerie Berkowitz, MS, RD, CDE and Keith Berkowitz, MD, MBA and this study guide.

This program is designed to assist you in counseling clients and patients who have chosen a low carbohydrate way of eating, and to provide you with a wealth of practical information and support for you and your clients.

This learning program is approved for 24 continuing professional education units (CPEUs). It is a Level 2 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program, meaning that the reader has general knowledge of the literature and professional practice within the area covered. The focus of the program is to enhance knowledge and application.

To get the most out of this self-directed accredited learning program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:
Step 1: Review the objectives in this study guide.
Step 2: Read and study The Stubborn Fat Fix book.
Step 3: Assess what you have learned by answering the questions contained in this study guide.
Step 4: Compare your answers to the answer key provided in this study guide. If you score at least 80% correct, you are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPEU) REPORTING FORM. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read this learning program until you score at least 80% correct.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this accredited, self-directed learning program you will be able to:

  • Recognize underlying medical conditions that can make it difficult for clients to lose weight as a result of solely cutting calories and identify how this can interfere with quality of life;
  • Construct low carbohydrate, high fiber, whole foods sample menus and calculate macronutrient distributions for Levels 1 and 2 of The Stubborn Fat Fix diet;
  • Instruct clients how to manage macronutrient distributions when transitioning from Level 1 to Level 2 of The Stubborn Fat Fix diet;
  • Educate clients on how to read labels using the ingredient section as a primary way to select healthy foods;
  • Describe solutions for potential complaints associated with a low carbohydrate diet;
  • Recommend specific exercises for specific medical conditions and levels of fitness;
  • Describe the importance of rest and relaxation as a key component of weight loss;
  • Identify specific supplements to use for an insulin/blood sugar disorder; an adrenal disorder; a thyroid condition; hormonal imbalances and yeast overgrowth;
  • Recommend ways to substitute healthy lifestyle behaviors for poor habits.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword by Mark Hyman, MD
Acknowledgments
1: THE OVERSPENT BODY
2: WHAT BURNED OUT YOUR METABOLISM
3: HOW YOU'LL LOSE THE WEIGHT
4: LOSE WEIGHT, GET HEALTHY, FEEL BETTER
5: PICK YOUR PLAN
6: THE REAL FOOD DIET
7: LEVEL 1
8: LEVEL 2
9: THE SUPPLEMENT PRESCRIPTION
10: THE REST PRESCRIPTION
11: THE FIRST 6 WEEKS
12: WHEN AND HOW TO BE ACTIVE
13: KEEP IT OFF
14: STAY COMMITTED
Recipes
BMI Chart
Bibliography
Index
About the Authors

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Valerie J. Berkowitz, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, is the co-author of The Stubborn Fat Fix, winner of The National "Best Books 2010" Awards for the diet and health category. After completing her graduate work from New York University, Valerie started her career as a clinical dietitian for the Long Island Jewish Medical Center/Schneider Children's Hospital. Since then Ms. Berkowitz has carved her niche as a low carbohydrate, high fiber, whole foods eating plan connoisseur. She is sought out by the media for her practical guidance on low carbohydrate and complimentary nutrition practices. Valerie has traveled the country lecturing on the "whole package" of wellness: eating healthy whole foods, exercising, taking nutritional supplements and above all, rest. She is now the Director of Nutrition at the Center for Balanced Health in New York City. Her website is www.centerforbalancedhealth.com and her blog is Valerie's Voice: For The Health Of It, http://valerieberkowitz.wordpress.com/.

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