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YOU: Losing Weight: The Owner's Manual to Simple and Healthy Weight Loss Paperback – May 10, 2011
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About the Author
Mehmet C. Oz, MD, is also a New York Times #1 bestselling author and multiple Emmy Award-winning host of The Dr. Oz Show. He is professor and vice chairman of surgery at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University and the director of the Heart Institute. He currently lives in Cliffside Park, New Jersey.
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I know that I was only nine, but I can tell you very clearly that this was the moment I knew I wanted to be doctor. My little self said, "If I could help people feel better and make sick people healthy, wow, that's what I want to do!" And I've never strayed from that goal: helping people get healthy to live life to its fullest.
And that's what my newest book, This Is Your Do-Over is about: helping you lose weight, live your passion, thrive in your relationships, and jump into life with energy and vitality - not just for more years, but for younger and fuller ones.
I'll take you through a mixture of information, strategies, inspirational stories, and hard data to give you all the essentials for taking control of your body and your health - no matter your genes, past health mistakes, or the number of times you've tried to tackle your health and failed.
It's time to forgive yourself. Living a vital life starts now: This Is Your Do-Over.
MICHAEL F. ROIZEN, M.D., is the four-time #1 New York Times bestselling author and co-founder and originator of the popular RealAge.com website. He is board-certified in anesthesiology and internal medicine, and is Chief Wellness Officer and chair of the Wellness Institute of the Cleveland Clinic, as well as Chief Medical Consultant to The Dr. Oz Show. He currently lives in Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Top Customer Reviews
One of the underlying causes of so many problems is related to what we eat (and how much). This is a condensed version of their previous book, "YOU: On a Diet". It is just over 100 pages and features 99 of their best ideas of keeping the weight off.
One of the great things about this book is that it covers almost every part of eating and weight issues, including lifestyle, exercise and the important role of your mind and eating.
If you have read their previous books, you may be tempted to skip this. Instead, you may find it to be a great reminder. I have gotten into the habit of reading one of the short tips every day and focus on making it a habit. I've found that reading a book once usually means I retain about 10% of the information.
Sections 47 - 63 actually consist of a 20 minute workout. There are recipes spread throughout the book as well, with a 14 day diet plan at the end.
If you skipped their other books because they were a bit big, this may be perfect for you. It is an easy to read book with straight-to-the-point information without the excess verbiage. Admittedly, some of the information is obvious, but we all need to be reminded. It would make a great companion to more feeling-oriented books.
Bottom Line: This is a concise book of usable information without all of the fluff. It is written by medical doctors, not writers. This style will probably not appeal to everyone. If you like basic information, you probably will like this.Read more ›
Included is a sample two-week eating plan with recipes (including a tasty breakfast smoothie recipe) and a fat-blasting exercise regimen.
The authors realize the goal is difficult: help people lose weight and they acknowledge that throughout the book: THIS IS NOT A GET-THIN QUICK BOOK! But it has good, sound nutritional tips, if you're new to the authors.
Thanks very much!!!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Too "cutesy" - was tired of the writer's style by the middle of the book.Published 6 months ago by 2nd time not a charm