THE DASH DIET WEIGHT LOSS SOLUTION: 2 Weeks to Drop Pounds, Boost Metabolism, and Get Healthy, by Marla Heller. Grand Central Publishing, 246 pp., $22.99.
Want to get rid of that unsightly, unhealthy muffin top?
The focus is on food groups and portions, not calories. Phase one eliminates sugars and starches -- even fruit -- to shrink your waist and melt belly fat. Even your heartburn may disappear.
THE SCOOP High-grain, low-fat, limited-protein diets popular in recent years "were wrong, and were, in fact, doing great harm to the collective health of the country," she writes.