About the Author
Dr. Alan Tooshi received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Upon his graduation in 1970, he took a teaching position at the New Jersey City University. Since then he has been teaching Public Health Nutrition, Epidemiology, Mental Health and Weight Management to both graduate and undergraduate students. Dr. Tooshi has written his doctoral thesis The Effects of Exercise on the Blood Cholesterol, Blood Pressure and Body Composition. In 1980, he organized the Hudson Diet Clinic in Bayonne, New Jersey, where he has been planning diets for people who wanted to lose weight as well as for people having medical problems such as heart disease, diabetes and digestive disorders. Dr. Tooshi speaks and lectures on weight loss, exercise, and stress reduction.