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Fat Is Not Your Fate

Outsmart Your Genes and Lose the Weight Forever

Susan Mitchell, M.D. Christie, Catherine, Edge, Marianne Smith, MS, RD, LD, FADA (Foreword by)


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Do you constantly crave foods such as chocolate, overeat them, and feel out of control?
Does high blood pressure run in your family?
Do you have a strong family history of heart disease?
Do you have an apple -- instead of a pear-shaped body?
Do you find that food calms you down?
Do you suffer monthly from PMS bloat, have leftover pregnancy pounds, or a menopause tummy?

Take the Phenotype Quiz and learn how to manage your weight based on your individual gene type!

Fat Is Not Your Fate offers a groundbreaking, scientifically proven approach to weight loss -- one that allows you to follow a personalized nutrition plan tailored to your own genetic blueprint. Based on the latest research, this program includes:

• Personalized easy-to-follow menu plans for your gene type
• Strategies to control your weight triggers
• Easy, tasty recipes for your meal plan
• Your optimum caloric intake and fat-protein-carb balance
• Tips on exercise and activities to keep the weight off

...and other suggestions for achieving maximum weight loss, lowering your risk of disease, and satisfying your physical and emotional needs. If you're one of the millions of Americans trying to take and keep the pounds off, let Fat Is Not Your Fate be your first step toward a fit and healthy future.

Praise For Fat Is Not Your Fate: Outsmart Your Genes and Lose the Weight Forever

"[C]utting edge...user-friendly and focuses on eating behavior, not only food and calories."
-- Self magazine

Atria Books, 9780743249867, 352pp.

Publication Date: January 3, 2006

About the Author

Susan Mitchell is originally from Scotland, where she studied drawing and painting at the Edinburgh College of Art. In 1993, she moved to Montreal, where now lives with her husband and son while working as a freelance commercial illustrator. (Susan has designedmore Christmas cards than Santa has whiskers.) She also illustrated Paula Deen's My First Cookbook.

Dr. Catherine Christie is the Director of Nutrition Programs at the University
of North Florida. A Registered Dietitian, Certified Nutrition Specialist, and Fellow of the American Dietetic Association, she is President-Elect of the Florida Dietetic Association and a former Chairman of the Dietetics and Nutrition Council, which regulates the nutrition profession in Florida. Mitchell and Christie are the coauthors of I'd Kill for a Cookie and Eat to Stay Young.