Jim Karas is a Lifestyle Expert who combines a degree from the Wharton School of Business with over twenty-nine 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, and the New York Times bestsellers, Flip the Switch, The Cardio-Free Diet, The 7-Day Energy Surge, The Petite Advantage Diet and The Ultimate Diet REVolution.
Jim has been the Fitness Contributor on ABC's 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, Time magazine and Business Week.
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 "O" The Oprah Magazine, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Young President’s and World Presidents' Organization, to name a few.
Jim is also the Chairman of the Philanthropic Advisory Council for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern Medicine.