French Women Don’t Get Fat

The Secret of Eating For Pleasure
by Mireille Guiliano

French women love chocolate, especially the dark, slightly bitter, silky stuff with its nutty aroma
French women balance their food, drink, and movement on a week-by-week basis
French women eat more vegetables
French women eat smaller portions of things
French women eat for pleasure
French women don’t diet
French women don’t get fat

These are just a few of the many observations that author Mireille Guiliano makes in her guide to eating and living well, aptly titled, French Women Don’t Get Fat: The Secret of Eating For Pleasure. Her experience with weight gain and weight loss is real, her advice and delivery is very easy to take. Her personal approach embraces the pleasures of eating good food and the rituals of eating, and the reward is achieving your “well-being” weight; the weight at which you can say, “I feel good and I look good.”

Through following her common sense approach to eating, readers will be well on their way to finding themselves not only at their optimum weight, but not suffering deprivation and tiresome calorie counting to do so. French Women Don’t Get Fat reads more like a memoir than a “how to book”, and Mireille Guiliano has a knack for both observation and storytelling to get her point across. Nicely packaged to look more like a fine novel to tuck into your bag, it’s like a breath of fresh air in the diet category of books.

“Delightful… Hands down, this is the best of the newest crop of weight control books.”—Nanci Hellmcih, USA Today

“I welcome this break from the usual kind of quick-fix diet book… It’s good sense is unanswerable, and personally, I love the bit about not going to the gym.”—Lynne Truss, The Times (London)

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Posted by Food Junkie on May 3, 2006
Categories - Food Writing, Literary, Healthy Cooking, Diet

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