BookBrowse Reviews French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano

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French Women Don't Get Fat

The Secret of Eating for Pleasure

by Mireille Guiliano

French Women Don't Get Fat
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  • First Published:
    Dec 2004, 272 pages
    Paperback:
    Dec 2007, 288 pages

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Out With Diet Foods, In With The 'French Paradox'!

You've no doubt heard of the 'French paradox'; the French eat well, drink well but still, in general, remain remarkably slim - how do they do it? Mireille Guiliano will show you how - and it certainly doesn't involve paying for overpriced diet foods, pills or any of the other products that Americans spend $50 billion dollars on each year (see sidebar)!

Guiliano's advice is far from revolutionary, but that of course is the point - she's not advocating the new extreme this or that, just simple, commonsense eating and lifestyle habits that will keep you healthy and fit.

Of course, a pedant would be forced to suggest that a more accurate title for Guiliano's book would be "Most French Women Didn't Used to Get Fat". The reality is that France is suffering an obesity "epidemic" just like much...

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