Giveaway - Weight Loss Confidential

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Weight Loss Confidential : How Teens Lose Weight and Keep It Off -- and What They Wish Parents Knew
Author: Anne M. Fletcher, Holly Wyatt
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Book Description

As any parent knows, teens listen to teens -- more than to anyone else. Hailed by leading doctors, nutritionists, and journalists, Weight Loss Confidential is the only book to go to the real experts on teen weight loss: adolescents who have succeeded. Using the approach that made her book Thin for Life an award-winning bestseller, Anne M. Fletcher interviews more than one hundred teens who have lost weightsome as much as one hundred pounds -- to discover what works. Bolstered with the latest scientific research, Weight Loss Confidential challenges conventional assumptions and empowers teens and parents in the struggle against our number-one health problem today. Inside Weight Loss Confidential: 9 myths about weight loss Top 10 reasons for teen weight gain Teens advice to parents on how to help 10 teen strategies for changing eating habits 6 tactics parents often resort to that make things worse -- and what to do instead

About the Author

Anne M. Fletcher is an award-winning health and medical journalist and author of the national bestsellers "'Thin for Life"', "'Eating Thin for Life"', and "'Sober for Good"', as well as the "'Thin for Life Daybook"'. As a registered dietitian with a master's degree in nutrition science, Fletcher has counseled hundreds of clients with weight problems. She is a former executive editor and chief writer of the Tufts University Health and Nutrition Letter and was a contributing editor for Prevention magazine. Fletcher is the recipient of the American Dietetic Association's 2006 Media EXcellence Award, several National Health Information Awards, theDistinguished Friend to Behavior Therapy Award, and awrds from the Amrican Psychological Association and the American Medical Writers Association. Her articles have appeared in many national magazines and professional journals.

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