"Psychology Today?changing the way readers think about losing weight." Written in the popular yet authoritative style of "Psychology Today" magazine, this groundbreaking book offers much more than a weight-loss program. It offers an understanding of the personal and social forces conspiring against healthy weight loss, conditions that make losing weight more difficult, an overview of every method?from Atkins to bariatric surgery?and sound advice on the importance of exercise and lifestyle changes.
Diana Burrell has written for such women's service magazines as "Parenting, Family Circle, Self," and "Saveur," as well as "Psychology Today." She is a master researcher and writer on a wide variety of women's lifestyle issues. For this book she interviewed leading national experts on the subject of weight loss in addition to conducting extensive secondary research.