Anne Hathaway Tells About Her Extreme Les Mis Diet

When I first saw Anne Hathaway, totally slimmed down for her role as Fantine in Les Miserables, I actually want to do that diet. Well actually, Anne herself is not that thrilled about this diet. She was into days of detox. I’m wondering if she did the Lemonade Master Cleanse – which I did for 10 days. Well, the feeling…

The New Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, More Energy in Just 10 Days

TITLE: “The New Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, More Energy in Just 10 Days” (Sterling; available now; 383 pg.) AUTHOR: Dr. Connie Guttersen, RD, PhD and TV personality (Today Show, The View). Original 2005 book was an international bestseller. PROGRAM: Celebrates California wine country cuisine and lifestyle, featuring 12 Diet Power Foods (e.g. beans, almonds, olive oil). The program encourages you…

Diet Book: The New Abs Diet

TITLE: “The New Abs Diet” (Rodale; available now; 317 pg.) AUTHOR: David Zinczenko, Editor-in-Chief of Men’s Health and author of the Eat This, Not That! book series PROGRAM: An updated version of the bestseller. Focuses on your basal metabilism—or how your body burns calories when you’re not exercising, based largely on what and how you eat. Recommends super foods, such…

Diet Book: The Lean Belly Prescription

TITLE: “The Lean Belly Prescription” (Rodale; available now; 268 pg.) AUTHOR: Travis Stork, M.D., regular contributor to Men’s Health magazine and host of The Doctors. PROGRAM: Employs a “Pick 3 to Lean” approach; requires dieters to choose 3 significant changes in their diet, like switching to whole grain carbs or cutting out soda. QUOTE: “If you’re carrying extra weight in…

Diet Book: The Carb Lovers Diet: Eat What You Love, Get Slim for Life!

This might not work for me – but maybe it will for you. Although I’ve been into Zero Carb Diet, I absolutely love to celebrate my diet holiday with bread, pasta and pizza. But, I certainly learned my lesson — Carbs will make me fat faster. But, if you’re serious about enjoying pizza or pasta, maybe you’re Italian, get this…

The Amen Solution: The Brain Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Keep It Off [Book]

TITLE: “The Amen Solution: The Brain Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Keep It Off” (Crown Archetype; February; 384 pg.) AUTHOR: Daniel G. Amen, MD; neuroscientist, psychiatrist, brain imaging expert and author of 25 books PROGRAM: Determine individual brain type (compulsive overeater; impulsive overeater; impulsive-compulsive overeater; sad or emotional eater; anxious overeater) and use that profile to build the right…

Michael Ventrella won as “The Biggest Loser” for losing 264 pounds

Admittedly, losing weight is the darnedest and most difficult thing a fat person will think of or do. Absolutely. Why we are fat on the first place? Because we are lazy, in denial that we are fat, don’t want to entertain the idea of losing weight, and committing the taste of sin of gluttony. I was speaking to myself, actually….