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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 […]

The Fat Fallacy by Dr. Will Clower

Dr. Will Clower Pub. Date: April 2003 Publisher: Crown Publishing Group The French Paradox has made the headlines for several years. How can the French live on buttery croissants, cheeses, heavy creams, wine, and still be thin and and with less instances of heart disease than Americans? At first, the explanation was the wine. A […]

Making Sense of Nutrition Research

Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research Publicity about the recently released results from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) on lowfat diets is a good example of the confusion the media causes when headlines seem to contradict earlier research results and common sense. Some of the media reports on the WHI study […]

Volumetrics Eating Plan

Less is not always more, especially when it comes to food! If a Lean Cuisine frozen dinner is your idea of an appetizer, it might be time to look at a new eating plan. Barbara Rolls, PhD, created the Volumetrics Eating Plan, which teaches us how we can eat a lot of high volume, low […]

Northwoods Diet

The Northwoods Diet was developed by David Bernlohr, an obesity researcher and professor at the University of Minnesota. Bernlohr said he’d fallen into the traditional American habits of skipping breakfast, eating too much during the day, and eating too late at night. So he created a diet for himself, that he jokingly dubbed the “Northwoods […]

Flavor Point Diet by Dr. David Katz

If this diet book had been written by anyone else, I would have passed over it without cracking open the cover, assuming it was just another fad diet plan which was was more apt to thin our wallets than our waistlines. After all, the concept does seem gimmicky. The Flavor Point Diet promises that if […]