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The Best Life Diet by Bob Greene

Losing weight is not that complicated. Eat fewer calories than you burn and the pounds will drop off, your clothes will loosen up, and you’ll see a lower number on the scale. It’s that simple. Only it never really is that simple. Bob Greene Bob Greene attempts to make dieting a little simpler for all […]

YOU: On a Diet by Mehmet C. Oz and Michael F. Roizen

No doubt you’ve heard of Drs. Roizen and Oz, two of Oprah’s favorite guests. The doctors have shocked and awed us with real – on the table – examples of healthy vs. unhealthy internal organs, leaving it clear as to what our lifestyle choices do to our bodies. They’ve shown us what a healthy heart […]

Secrets of the Lean Plate Club by Sally Squires

You’ve probably heard of Sally Squires and her Lean Plate Club. This column, published in the Washington Post, has been a weekly habit for most of us since it originated in 2001. Squires has brought us new insight into the dieting world, complete with everything from easy tips to fitness advice and recipes. If you’ve […]

Shangri-La Diet by Seth Roberts

How would you like to lose weight just by taking a spoonful of sugar or oil twice a day, without adding exercise or going on a special diet? Seth Roberts says it’s possible and has lost weight with his method. He has dubbed his unique diet “Shangri-La” and believes it’s a simple and enlightening idea […]

The Fat Smash Diet by Ian K. Smith

The Fat Smash Diet, written by Ian K. Smith, is a 90 day diet consisting of 4 phases which build upon each other. They are appropriately named detox, foundation, construction, and the temple. Smith stresses the importance of exercise throughout the program, and includes plenty of advice in that direction. This is refreshing, considering that […]

The Perfect Fit Diet by Lisa Sanders, M.D.

By Lisa Sanders, M.D. Publisher: Rodale (Jan 3, 2004) Dr. Lisa Sanders specializes in the treatment of overweight and obese patients. Sanders knew that certain diets worked for some people, but not everyone. She made it her mission to find out how diets really work and why, despite the odds, some dieters are able to […]

The Martini Diet by Jennifer Sander

By Jennifer Sander Publisher: Fair Winds Press (May 1, 2004) Are you a food lover? Does the idea of cottage cheese and peaches make you reach for a girdle instead of a diet book? Why can’t a diet be enjoyable? Jennifer Sander shows us how a food snob can tackle a diet effortlessly, dining on […]

The Fat Free Truth by Liz Neporent and Suzanne Schlosberg

Liz Neporent and Suzanne Schlosberg Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (January 4, 2005) If you are like us, you love to flip straight to the Q&A sections of fitness magazines, and read the questions you wish you had asked! Liz Neporent is a fitness columnist for iVillage, and Suzanne Schlosberg is a fitness columnist […]

The Cooking Light Way to Lose Weight

Pub. Date: December 2003 Publisher: Oxmoor House, Incorporated; 480pp There are no bad foods. None. You never need to feel guilty about eating a food you like. After giving up many of our favorite foods when going on diets that restrict our food choices, a comment like that is refreshing and encouraging. Could it be […]