The first thing to be understood about this book is its utter seriousness. This is not a flippant diet but a well-thought-out innovation by a man who has spent years grappling with his own weight problem and his love of beer. Now, believe it or not, thanks to Dr. Lipp you can lose weight without giving up beer on his remarkable I-Like-My-Beer Diet.
Recognizing that no one likes to diets or wants to change his or her eating habits forever, Dr. Lipp has devised a weight-loss program designed to take off ten or more pounds in twelve days in as painless a manner as possible-with two (or three) beers a day.
Dr. Lipp gives five basic reasons why beer is compatible with weight loss: beer complements a high protein, low-fat diet; beer is itself comparatively low in calories; beer is nutritious; beer is filling; and beer is relaxing, which helps you deal with you deal with the diet-deprivation syndrome.
Each day's menu program includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, and, of course, beer. As flexible as it is serious, The I-Like-My-Beer Diet offers three options for each meal: recipes for dishes to make at home, suggestions for restaurant dining, and brown bag meals for lunch or dinner.
Tips on diet survival at parties and on weekends are included. Calorie listing for most popular domestic and imported beers are provided. The I-Like-My-Beer Diet may sound too good to be true, but it works! So reach for your favorite brew, follow Dr. Lipp's diet, and you'll find yourself ten or more pounds lighter in just twelve days.
Martin R. Lipp, M.D. is a physician specializing in emergency medicine. He is the author of The Bitter Pill and Respectful Treatment. An avid beer drinker who likes good food, he goes on the I-Like-My-Beer Diet several times a year-always successfully. He lives in California.
Acknowledgments Openers Why Beer? A Six-Pack of Principles A Typical Day Diet and Diversions Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Appendix: Caloric Contents of Beer by Brand Name Bibliography Important Notice