Celebrity favorite health and wellness consultant Kelly LeVeque shares her secrets for losing weight, attuning ourselves to our bodies’ needs, and freeing ourselves from food drama in this essential wellness guide, which includes 88 delectable recipes!
In this inspirational yet practical book, the nutritional consultant and holistic healthcare expert who has helped celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Molly Sims, Chelsea Handler, and Emmy Rossum improve their health and achieve their goals shows you how to get beyond the food drama of cyclical fad diets and feel and look great by eating well.
Kelly’s Food Freedom program helps you set yourself up for success, eliminating cravings, mood swings, and other symptoms caused by food drama. Start your day with her Fab Four Smoothies, including a Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie and a Mango Kale Madness Smoothie, which pack protein, fat, fiber, and carbs to balance your blood sugar and keep you full and happy. After breakfast, you’ll thrive with her Fab Four recipes, including Turkey-Stuffed Delicata Squash, Spicy Salmon Nori Burritos, and Anti-Inflammatory Detox Salad, which include the Fab Four food groups—protein, fat, fiber, and greens—that play a role in day-long satiety. Kelly also teaches you how to elongate your blood sugar curve to stay full and happy, and make yourself insulin aware.
Kelly has studied the science behind familiar diets to understand how they trigger the body to lose pounds—and why they aren’t sustainable. Instead, she offers a better choice: her four-step Food Freedom program that helps you find your wellness balance between eating enough and deciding how you feel. Once you find your balance, you will lose weight, lose fat, increase lean muscle mass, and drop at least one size. You’ll also enjoy thicker, shinier hair; clear, glowing skin; a remarkable improvement in your overall appearance; reduced joint pain and other inflammations; increased energy; and better sleep.
Filled with tips and resources on supplements and cleansing, dozens of delicious, healthy recipes and advice on how to adjust your eating when traveling and on vacation, Body Love is your one-stop resource to living clean and happy!
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About the Author
Kelly LeVeque is a certified holistic nutritionist, wellness expert, and celebrity health coach based in Los Angeles, California. Before starting her consulting business, Be Well By Kelly, she worked in the medical field for Fortune 500 companies like J&J, Stryker, and Hologic, eventually moving into personalized medicine, offering tumor gene mapping and molecular subtyping to oncologists. She is a frequent contributor to dozens of active diet and fitness, fashion, and lifestyle sites. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California and completed her postgraduate studies in clinical nutrition at UCLA and UC Berkeley. She will soon take her boards to become a certified clinical nutritionist. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband.
Table of Contents
Foreword Jessica Alba ix
Part 1 The Science Behind the Fab Four Formula 1
1 All Diets Work … Until They Don't 3
2 You've Got to Start Somewhere 21
3 Making Blood Sugar Balance Work for You 49
4 Embracing the Fab Four Formula 59
Part 2 The Fab Four Solution 71
5 Knowing Yourself 73
6 Your Fab Four Meals and Recipes 95
7 The Fab Four Smoothie: Your Secret Weapon 135
Part 3 Your Fab Four Life 171
8 Living the Fab Four Life 178
9 Vibrancy 205
10 Badass Beauty, Inside and Out 225
Final Note 243
Universal Conversion Chart 251
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
When it is time to get off the diet merry-go-round get Body Love. It is educational while being simple and down to earth. I am ready to embrace and balance my life! This book is gentle motivation for real people trying to understand what to do in this age of information overload.