“Ellie Krieger’s book is so powerful because it gives a step-by-step approach on how to transform your life. People tend to get overwhelmed when they’re trying to lose weight. So be patient and don’t lose faith. Just keep making small changes, one step at a time, and big results will happen.” —Kathy Smith, leading fitness expert and author of Flex Appeal
“Spend just 12 weeks with Ellie and she will motivate you to make small, sensible changes to your eating and activity patterns that add up to better health and fitness.” —Barbara Rolls, Ph.D., professor and Guthrie Chair in nutritional sciences, Pennsylvania State University, and author of The Volumetrics Eating Plan
“In a world of diet fads and exercise gimmicks, it’s so nice to find a friendly voice of reason. Ellie has a way of giving commonsense advice without sounding parental and preachy. And she doesn’t leave you hanging. She’s a helping hand guiding you through every step of the way. She’s my friend—let her be yours.” —Paige Davis, host of TLC’s Trading SpacesFrom the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Ellie Krieger received her undergraduate degree from Cornell and her master’s in nutrition from Columbia, and is a registered dietitian who teaches nutrition at New York University. Ellie was a fashion model for Wilhelmina, then turned her attention to a TV career as host of the nationally syndicated Living Better
in 2001 and 2002. She had a New York City–based nutrition counseling practice, and she’s been an on-air fitness expert for, among other outlets, Today, CNN, Food Network’s In Food Today
, and CBS’s The Early Show
. She has been featured or quoted in print outlets from Self
, and Ladies’ Home Journa
l to GQ
and Men’s Journal
. Ellie is in her late thirties, married to an Outward Bound expedition leader, and the mother of young Isabella. This is her first book.From the Hardcover edition.