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You - On a Diet The Owner's Manual for Waist Management

ISBN-10: 0743292545
ISBN-13: 9780743292542
Edition: 2006
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Description: For the first time in our history, scientists are uncovering astounding medical evidence about dieting -- and why so many of us struggle with our weight and the size of our waists. Now researchers are unraveling biological secrets about such things  More...

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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 10/31/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

For the first time in our history, scientists are uncovering astounding medical evidence about dieting -- and why so many of us struggle with our weight and the size of our waists. Now researchers are unraveling biological secrets about such things as why you crave chocolate or gorge at buffets or store so much fat. Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz, America's most trusted doctor team and authors of the bestsellingYOUseries, are now translating this cutting-edge information to help you shave inches off your waist. They're going to do it by giving you the best weapon against fat: knowledge. By understanding how your body's fat-storing and fat-burning systems work, you're going to learn how to crack the code on true and lifelong waist management. Roizen and Oz will invigorate you with equal parts information, motivation, and change-your-life action to show you how your brain, stomach, hormones, muscles, heart, genetics, and stress levels all interact biologically to determine if your body is the size of a baseball bat or of a baseball stadium. InYOU: On a Diet, Roizen and Oz will redefine what a healthy figure is, then take you through an under-theskin tour of the organs that influence your body's size and its health. You'll even be convinced that the key number to fixate on is not your weight, but your waist size, which best indicates the medical risks of storing too much fat. Because the world has almost as many diet plans as it has e-mail spammers, you'd think that just about all of us would know everything there is to know about dieting, about fat, and about the reasons why our bellies have grown so large.YOU: On a Dietis much more than a diet plan or a series of instructions and guidelines or a faddish berries-only eating plan. It's a complete manual for waist management. It will show you how to achieve and maintain an ideal and healthy body size by providing a lexicon according to which any weight-loss system can be explained.YOU: On a Dietwill serve as the operating system that facilitates future evolution in our dieting software. After you learn about the biology of your body and the biology and psychology of fat, you'll be given the YOU Diet and YOU Workout. Both are easy to learn, follow, and maintain. Following a two-week rebooting program will help you lose up to two inches from your waist right from the start. With Roizen and Oz's signature accessibility, wit, and humor,YOU: On a Diet -- The Owner's Manual for Waist Managementwill revolutionize the way you think about yourself and the food you consume, so that you'll diet smart, not hard. Welcome to your body on a diet.

Dr. Michael Roizen was born January 7, 1946 in Buffalo, New York. He is an anesthesiologist and Chair of anesthesiology, critical care, and pain management at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Roizen received his undergraduate degree from Williams College and his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Roizen's interest and research in longevity and nutrition led him to create the "RealAge" concept for which he is well-known. He later began writing the "You" series books with Dr. Mehmet C. Oz which have been New York Times bestsellers. Dr. Roizen has given over 1200 lectures to professional medical groups and can often be seen on the Oprah Winfrey show, Today Show, Good Morning America, and fundraising specials with PBS. Dr. Roizen is married to pediatrician Nancy J. Mrazek. They have two children.

Mehmet C. Oz was born in Cleveland, Ohio on June 11, 1960. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. He holds a joint MD and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Wharton School. Oz is a professor of Cardiac Surgery at Columbia University. He also directs the Heart Assistance Device Program and is founder of the Complementary Medicine Program at New York - Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Oz is the award-winning author of Healing from the Heart. His "You" series books, written with Dr. Michael F. Roizen, have been on the New York Times bestseller list. Dr. Oz can often been seen on the Discovery Channel, the Oprah Winfrey show, and is a regular contributor to the 24/7 XM Satellite Radio: Oprah & Friends channel. Dr. Oz was named Time Magazine's 44th "Most Influential Scientist and Thinker" in 2008. Dr. Oz is married to author and Reiki master, Lisa Oz. They have four children.

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