By now you’ve likely encountered the super-sized portion of diet cookbooks to grace the shelves at your local bookstore. And if you’re like us, in the midst of carousing the new releases, thoughts of Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha with extra whip are beckoning from the cafe. America is hungry for healthy weight loss tips. But which diet book will help you feel fit and fabulous? We’ve weighed in on a few of the latest and greatest to hit the shelves to find out just that. Here’s the skinny.
For the Hungry Girl Who Likes to Stir Up the Pot
Calling all yo-yo dieters, hungry girls on the go and Top Chef wanna-be’s! Time to get in the kitchen and crunch your cravings with healthy recipes geared to change your life while dropping a dress size. The ladies of Cook Yourself Thin, a new Lifetime reality show and recipe book of the same name, offer 80 easy, accessible recipes you can cook up in minutes that won’t leave you rummaging the cupboards an hour later.
For the Eco Green Gal On a Budget
Offset your carbon footprint while learning how to lose weight, live healthy, save money and save the planet with the Gorgeously Green Diet by green guru and ecolicious consultant Sophie Uliano. This green guide informs readers on how to pick the diet plan that best suits your shade of green while tips on how to reduce your impact on the environment.
For the Reality TV Loving Couch Potato
Time to put the remote down, set the TIVO to record and get on the all-natural path to skinny jeans! From A-list celebrity chef and Bravo reality star Bethany Frankel, Naturally Thin: Unleash Your SkinnyGirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting dishes on the ways anyone can banish their heavy habits, embrace thin thoughts, and enjoy satisfying meals, snacks, and drinks without the guilt.
For the International Foodie with an Appetite
When it comes to lean and mean, the Japanese got it goin’ on. So who better to take diet advice from then Japanese author Kimiko Barber of the Chopsticks Diet. Her message is simple: if you want to lose weight, eat less. The book is focused on slowing down and eating highly nutritious, low fat Japanese super foods in smaller portions with — you guessed it — chopsticks.
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