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Welcome to The Dish, where new nutrition aptitude meets stylish lifestyle attitude! Serving up heaping helpings of nutrition know-how designed to fit a busy schedule and a sense of taste, The Dish is here to proclaim that you can have your chocolate torte and eat it, too!
Forget starve-yourself regimens and diet gimmicks that just don't work; instead join Carolyn O'Neil and Densie Webb as they invite you to wine and dine, entertain and travel, and feel fabulous. As registered dietitians, they know their stuff, but call them the Dish Divas as they put the fun into eating right and feeling great.
In these pages they dish out smart tips on how to fit nutrition into hectic days, how to make healthy eating stylish, and how to be trim by eating more, not less (yes, it can be done!). There are no food police on patrol here, just some real-life advice from two nutrition experts, who talk you through food challenges with wit and wisdom.
Eating out? The dish is here, from four-star tables to the fast-food lane. What about a bit of the bubbly? The Dish Divas offer the lowdown on the liquid portion of portion control. Need to get your rear in gear? From power walking to karate kicks, they'll help you find the moves that appeal to you. They've even dished up plenty of fresh advice on beauty and fashion.
To show you how to maximize flavor with flare, there are loads of easy-to-cook recipes from top chefs, dubbed Gourmet Gurus. And to answer that oft asked question, how do stylish women stay fit and still live the high life, Carolyn and Densie gather the secrets that work for their Hip & Healthy Heroines.
A marvelous mix of nutrition advice, culinary wisdom, and chic insight, The Dish is here to help you create your own hip and healthy lifestyle.

About The Authors

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Carolyn O'Neil, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian who is best known for her award-winning national and inter-national reporting on food, nutrition, and cuisine as the senior correspondent and host of CNN's On the Menu and CNN Travel Now.

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Densie Webb, Ph.D., R.D., a registered dietitian, has been writing about food, nutrition, and health for over fifteen years. She is the author and editor of seven other books, the associate editor for and a regular writer for the American Botanical Council.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (March 30, 2010)
  • Length: 384 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439196915

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Dean Ornish, M.D. founder and president, Preventive Medicine Research Institute clinical professor of medicine, University of California, San Francisco author of Eat More, Weigh Less At a time when many people are more confused than ever, Carolyn O'Neil and Densie Webb bring common sense in helping people customize a diet that's just right for them.

Emeril Lagasse chef and host of TV Food Network's Emeril LIVE, and author of From Emeril's Kitchen The Dish! Healthy eating that's fun and prepared with lots of style.

Jane Fonda Academy Award-winning actor, activist, and author of Cooking for Healthy Living The Dish sends women an empowering message about food and fitness. You can eat great tasting food that promotes health, you can do it on your own terms, and have fun along the way.

Barbara Rolls, Ph.D. professor and Guthrie Chair in Nutrition at Pennsylvania State University author of The Volumetrics Weight-Control Plan Forget highly restrictive diets that force you to give up your favorite foods. The Dish combines the latest sound nutritional advice with lively tips on how to have fun while achieving a lifetime of optimal health.

Joan Lunden television host and bestselling author of Growing Up Healthy Carolyn and Densie dish up expert diet advice with extra helpings of fun. It's great to know that enjoying life is part of a healthy lifestyle.

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