January 2006 "A Feast of Diet Books"
A FEAST OF DIET BOOKS
You've heard of the South Beach diet. Now get ready for the latest pound-shedding plans from Sonoma County and Park Avenue. Based on each locale's particular tastes, these new regimens aim to make dieting more palatable by mixing snob appeal with an occasional glass of Pinot. Here's a look at the "destination diets" and a few other weight-loss books worth sampling.
-By Andrea Sachs
Wealth, privilege and ease equal weight loss. But forget about liposuction and plastic surgery. This hardy regimen stresses daily aerobic exercise, high-quality protein, calcium and the prohibition of all processed foods. Eat less but eat well. BUZZWORDS: Ladies Who Lunch; the Stop! Watch! Method of Exercise.