January 2006 "Diet - Book Breakdown"
A taste of the lean season's new titles.
Plus: Do they work in NY
BY AMY SPENCER
How the Rich Get Thin
By Jana Klauer, M.D. (St. Martin. Press).
Think of It As: Lunchtime at La Goulue.
What You Can Eat: Fish, salads, vegetables, plus four glasses of skim milk (or some other calcium source) a day. Caviar.
What You Can't Eat: Anything that comes in a can, a plastic bag, or from a Stop & Shop.
Typical Dinner: Skip it and go right for "Le SocialLite": a fluffy peach, white cheese,
and Splend dessert molded into a fleur-de-lis.
Best for: Social X-ray wannabes.
Can I Follow It in NY? : Yes. Chefs here are used to being bossed around by dietary neurotics
What to Tell the Waiter: 'Oh, nothing for me. I ate on Thursday."
Outlandish Weight-Loss Claim: Drop one dress size in three days (about eight pounds).
How It Works: Low calories, high protein, high calcium (cited¬ in Studies as aiding in weight loss
Deprivation Level: Nothing a new Balenciaga suit can't cure.