This book can help consumers and professionals gain a concise comprehensive review and foundation for fighting the obesity epidemic. The authors review other plans and describe their program that incorporates adopting a life-style of better eating, better behavior, appropriate response to stress, and nutritional supplements and substitutes as primary helpers. Their experience has convinced them that this approach is the safest and can lead to a life long commitment. Additionally they describe current and future scientific leads that may help us in the future. A special feature is a dictionary of common herbals used in today's market.