8 new books on dieting
Want to get that slim figure and enjoy what you eat? Read on!
1. "The Parisian Diet: How to Reach Your Right Weight and Stay There"
By Dr. Jean-Michel Cohen
We've all heard this question before: "How do the French stay so thin?" This book might just help you find an answer. And if a flexible diet is what you're looking for, well, look no further. Featured are tips and recipes galore. (Flammarion)
2. "Smart Chefs Stay Slim: Lessons in Eating and Living From America's Best Chefs"
By Allison Adato, with tips from Rock Bayless, Tom Colicchio, Cat Cora, Marc Murphy and more
Ever wonder how it is that your favorite chefs and TV personalities can cook such delicious foods while maintaining slim figures? The chefs tell all in this new book, which is filled with tasty anecdotes, stories of struggle and yes, recipes.(Penguin)
3. "Cook This, Not That! Skinny Comfort Foods"
By David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding
The newest in the "Eat This, Not That!" series, this book is for those of us who want to indulge, while also exercising a bit of restraint. The book claims to help readers lose any amount of weight they want, while still enjoying their favorite comfort foods. It also includes practical tips and strategies to help keep you on track. (Rodale)
4. "The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet"
By Barbara Rolls, PhD
Losing weight while also managing your hunger is often the trick to dieting. Volumetrics, a science-based diet plan that pairs research on caloric and filling foods with flexible dieting solutions, is here to help. This book features recipes, tips for staying on track and setting realistic goals, and plans for achieving them. (William Morrow Cookbooks)
5. "The Dash Diet Weight Loss Solution: 2 Weeks to Drop Pounds, Boost Metabolism and Get Healthy"
By Marla Heller, MS, RD
The results of the dash diet are a faster metabolism, lower body fat and improved strength and cardiovascular ability. The diet claims to be the most effective plan out there when it comes to losing those unwanted, extra pounds in just two weeks. This book features tips on portion control, charts and menu plans, and recipes.(Grand Central Publishing)
6. "The New You (and Improved!) Diet: 8 Rules to Lose Weight and Change Your Life Forever"
By Keri Glassman, MS, RD,CDN
Tips like "Eat More, Not Less" and "Don't Get Stuck at the Gym" might sound like a gas, but in this simple yet precise guide to dieting, you'll find tricks of the trade tucked into chapters with titles you'll want to read. The one we found most interesting: "Always Sleep Alone." (Rodale)
7. "Eat to Lose, Eat to Win: Your Grab-n-Go Action Plan for a Slimmer Healthier You"
By Rachel Beller, MS, RD
All delivered in a "sassy" and fun tone, this diet book avoids the fads and goes with science when it comes to dieting tips. By emphasizing what people should eat and buy at the grocery store rather than what people shouldn't eat, this book takes a positive look at what can often be a less-than-positive experience. (William Morrow)
8. "The 8-Hour Diet: Watch the Pounds Disappear Without Watching What You Eat!"
By David Zinczenko with Peter Moore
This dieting book says you can lose weight without ever worrying about what you eat, but rather when you eat it. This revolutionary diet is scientifically proven to work, and the book also features recipes and a fitness plan.