The Fat-Free Truth

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Atkins works! Eat grapefruit—shed weight! Pilates gives you "long, lean muscles—no bulk!" Each day we are bombarded with conflicting fitness information, promises, and advice—from the Internet, magazines, books, TV, advertising, experts, trainers, coaches, friends. But how do you know whom you can trust?

In The Fat-Free Truth, Liz Neporent and Suzanne Schlosberg cut through the noise, synthesize the literature, and get to the truth by providing 239 accurate, straight-shooting ...

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The Fat-Free Truth: Real Answers to the Fitness and Weight-Loss Questions You Wonder About Most

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Overview

Atkins works! Eat grapefruit—shed weight! Pilates gives you "long, lean muscles—no bulk!" Each day we are bombarded with conflicting fitness information, promises, and advice—from the Internet, magazines, books, TV, advertising, experts, trainers, coaches, friends. But how do you know whom you can trust?

In The Fat-Free Truth, Liz Neporent and Suzanne Schlosberg cut through the noise, synthesize the literature, and get to the truth by providing 239 accurate, straight-shooting answers to America’s most pressing fitness and weight-loss questions. No one understands the excess of misinformation out there better than Liz and Suzanne. For ten years, Suzanne has written Shape’s “Weight Loss Q&A,” the most popular column in the country’s largest fitness magazine. Liz fields weekly questions as the “Fit by Friday” columnist for iVillage, the leading Internet site for women’s issues. Together they receive more than a thousand questions a month from people nationwide.
Frank, funny, and endlessly informative, The Fat-Free Truth assembles in one place everything you really need to know to get fit and stay fit—and to keep your sanity while doing so.

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Anyone contemplating a diet plan should read this! It separates the popular myths from the truth. Researching the work of numerous dieticians, MDs, and physiologists, popular fitness columnists Neporent (Shape magazine) and Schlosberg (iVillage) answer 239 common questions about fitness and weight loss. Each clearly written answer is annotated with the reference to the relevant publications. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618310739
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 1/1/2005
  • Edition description: None
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

SUZANNE SCHLOSBERG is the best-selling author of The Ultimate Workout Log , The Active Woman’s Pregnancy Log , and numerous other books. She has written for Shape , Fitness , Health , Real Simple , and Weight Watchers , among numerous other publications.

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