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The Real You Diet: Your Personal Program for Lasting Weight Loss

The Real You Diet: Your Personal Program for Lasting Weight Loss

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From one of the nation's leading weight-loss specialists, the diet and nutrition expert from the Today show and that really work to lose weight and keep it off

As a clinician, researcher, and media expert, Dr. Madelyn Fernstrom knows how you can lose weight. Her toolbox approach to weight loss is different from standard one-size-fits-all programs because you don't need to adapt to the plan; this plan adapts to you. It introduces you to the four types of tools that must work together for effective weight loss: eating, activity, behavior, and medical/biological. Do you overeat from stress or boredom? Do you like to exercise alone or with a group? The answers to these questions and others will unlock the unique weight-loss toolkit that's right for you. With some honest self-evaluation, you'll be able to explore and compare all of the options for weight loss in a single book. The right combination of tools, hand-picked by you, will support your weight loss and, later, weight stability over the long haul.

  • Helps you develop your own unique path to weight loss?not a one-size-fits-all approach
  • Addresses the four key areas for successful weight loss: eating, activity, behavior, and medical/biology
  • Includes self-assessment quizzes and mini-tools to put into action right away
  • Shows you how to keep going through plateaus and how to overcome obstacles
Fernstrom guides you through each step of your weight-loss journey to help you make and keep a personal connection and commitment to your goals as you work to achieve them?your way.

Author: Madelyn Fernstrom
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 12/01/2009
Pages: 256
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.01lbs
Size: 9.34h x 6.30w x 0.94d
ISBN: 9780470371800

About the Author
Madelyn Fernstrom, Ph.D., C.N.S., is the Diet and Nutrition Editor for the Today show and Health Editor-at-Large for, for which she writes the popular blog Health Journal. She is a full professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology, and Surgery, and the founding director of the Weight Management Center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Her work has been covered in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Good Housekeeping, Self, Fitness, and many other publications.

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