An ancient cuisine reveals secrets that will change the way you eat, feel, and look. Lorraine Clissold always loved food, but like many Western women her enjoyment was tinged with guilt. She lived in constant fear of piling on the pounds. Then she discovered a nation of people who positively stuffed themselves and never worried about counting calories or getting fat. During Clissold's ten year journey into the 3,000 year old Chinese food culture, she discovers the 15 secrets that make it possible to enjoy delicious meals three times a day, and keep slim and feel fitter. Why the Chinese Don't Count Caloriesbrings a commonsense approach to eatingone which has worked for billions of people over thousands of yearsinto American kitchens for the first time.