French Women Don't Get Fat

By Mireille Guiliano
(Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780375710513, 273pp.)

Publication Date: December 26, 2007

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Stylish, convincing, wise, funny, and just in time: the ultimate non-diet book, which could radically change the way you think and live – now with more recipes.French women don’t get fat, even though they enjoy bread and pastry, wine, and regular three-course meals. Unlocking the simple secrets of this “French paradox” – how they enjoy food while staying slim and healthy – Mireille Guiliano gives us a charming, inspiring take on health and eating for our times.For anyone who has slipped out of her Zone, missed the flight to South Beach, or accidentally let a carb pass her lips, here is a positive way to stay trim, a culture’s most precious secrets recast for the twenty-first century. A life of wine, bread – even chocolate – without girth or guilt? Pourquoi pas?




About the Author
Mireille Guiliano, born and brought up in France, is an internationally bestselling author, long-time spokesperson for Champagne Veuve Clicquot, and former president and CEO of Clicquot, Inc. She is married to an American and divides her time between New York and Paris and Provence in France. Her favorite pastimes are breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Praise For French Women Don't Get Fat

“The perfect book. . . . A blueprint for building a healthy attitude toward food and exercise.” —San Francisco Chronicle“A perfect, slim (and slimming) read for dieters and bon vivants alike.”—Marie Claire“It’s hard not to be enlivened by a [weight-control] book that celebrates both chocolate and bread, and espouses such wisdom as ‘Life without pasta? Perish the thought.’”—The Washington Post Book World

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