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Introducing the AARP Book, ‘Eat This Not That: For a Longer, Leaner, Healthier Life’

How to get lean and fit for a longer life.

I have big plans for the future.

I bet you do, too. And if you’re like me, you want a future that’s going to be a fit, active, engaged, and happy one.

And this book is the blueprint for making that happen.

Eat This, Not That! for a Longer, Leaner, Healthier Life is a unique book, one that gathers the decades-long nutrition knowledge of Eat This, Not That! for people 50+. Our editors have curated a version of our bestselling books (with more than 7 million books sold) to help you make good choices about what to eat—at home or in restaurants. With this simple-to-use program, you’ll discover how easy it is to strip away fat and set yourself up for a fitter, leaner, healthier, and happier future.

In fact, Eat This, Not That! is the no-diet weight-loss solution that has helped millions of people lose 10, 20, 30 pounds or more. People like Del Phillips of San Diego, California, who at age 44 dropped 152 pounds in just 11 months. And David Pool of Albuquerque, New Mexico, who shed 78 pounds in 11 months at age 57.

And best of all, Eat This, Not That! for a Longer, Leaner, Healthier Life doesn’t require you to give up your favorite foods, or boycott your favorite restaurants, or trade in your favorite activities for hours of boring exercise. All you need to do is to follow a handful of simple (and easy!) rules, while swapping out common restaurant and grocery foods for versions that are better, healthier—but just as delicious! Consider this:

At Panera Bread, you can swap one soup for an almost identical version—and save a whopping 620 calories per serving!

Multigrain or oatmeal? Make the wrong choice at Bob Evans and you’ll down an extra 895 calories! (Find the right answer in Chapter 8!)

One simple swap at P.F. Chang’s can strip more than 7,000 milligrams of sodium out of your day. (Hint: Look out for the Hot & Sour Soup!)

Eat This, Not That! for a Longer, Leaner, Healthier Life is jammed with just those kinds of eye-opening nutritional breakthroughs, as well as ground­breaking research that will challenge much of what you thought you knew about weight loss.

And there’s never been a better time for a program like this. As I cruise into my late 40s, I’ve realized that there’s something sweet about leaving young adult­hood behind. When we’re in our teens and 20s, life is all about who we’re going to become. When we’re in our 30s and early 40s, it’s all about maxi­mizing the person we are. But when you hit that mid­point—life’s sweet spot—it’s no longer about striving for more. Life becomes, instead, about appre­ciating what we have and learning to enjoy it to its fullest. That’s why it makes sense to forget about diet plans that require you to sacrifice or cause you to feel deprived. Let the young strivers take the hard route; once you’re older and wiser, you know that there’s always a simpler answer.

Well, this is it.


Put yourself back in control
of your weight, your health, and your life!

Strip added sugars from your diet and melt fat from your belly.


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Look, feel and live great while getting on the path to better health with the new Eat This, Not That! Magazine

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