Jim Karas is a Lifestyle Expert who combines a degree from the Wharton School of Business with over twenty-seven years of unparalleled success in helping people look and feel their very best.
Jim is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Business Plan for the Body, the New York Times bestsellers, The Cardio-Free Diet, The 7-Day Energy Surge and The Petite Advantage Diet and Flip The Switch.
Jim has been an ABC News Commentator and the Fitness Contributor on Good Morning America (he helped former co-host Diane Sawyer lose over 25 pounds), is frequently seen on The Dr. Oz Show, The View and for three years, hosted Couch Potatoes on ABC News Now. Jim has served as a Contributing Editor for Good Housekeeping magazine and has written feature articles for countless other national publications, including "O" The Oprah Magazine.
Jim is currently a resource speaker for Vistage International, the World's Largest CEO Organization and is widely sought after as a keynote speaker for many of the country's most prominent corporations and organizations such as Oprah's O-You, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Young and World Presidents' Organization, to name a few.
Jim sits on the Advisory board of Performance Trust Capital Partners and is the Chairman of the Philanthropic Advisory Council for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University.