Who Knew You Could Learn to Lose Weight by Reading an Enjoyable Novel?

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"I have never seen a more solid, practical and realistic approach toweight control." -- Nutritionist, Barbara Porcelli, RD, LDN

Nikki Lang, MD, announced today the release of "A Novel Diet," publishedby iUniverse, Inc., which offers a unique approach to the eating disorder ofobesity. Unlike other diet books, "A Novel Diet" doesn't tell you what to eatand pad its pages with recipes and schedules. Instead, it takes the unusualapproach of utilizing fiction to teach you how to approach food and understandthe various principles at work behind the most popular fad diets.

Thirty-two-year-old Cheryl is tired of being overweight, and she's finallygathered the courage to do something about it. But she worries aboutsacrificing her favorite foods or committing to the latest fad diet only tofail miserably.

Sound familiar? Cheryl represents anyone who has struggled to maintainhealth and sanity while losing weight and offers a voice to everyone engagedin the ongoing battle to take off -- and keep off -- unwanted pounds. Throughthe character of Cheryl, Dr. Lang delivers sound and sensible principles,tips, and advice on losing weight and refreshingly easy-to-implement diet,exercise, and lifestyle adjustments that will have you well on your way tobetter health.

In this down-to-earth weight-loss guide, Dr. Lang reveals the surprisinganswers to these and many other frequently asked questions:

"I recently heard another physician state on a national TV show that mostpeople know what to do, they just don't do it," states Dr. Lang, "It was anincredibly naive statement. There is so much information and misinformationin the media that most people don't know what to do, and it's time for them tolearn how to sort through all the hype and hogwash and learn the real facts."Because "A Novel Diet" is an entertaining novel, it teaches rather painlesslyall the principles of weight-loss so that one can create a healthy eating planthat is tailored to one's own palate as well as a twenty-first centurylifestyle. Many popular fad diets actually make losing weight and keeping itoff more difficult. Learn how and why not to fall into that weight-loss trap.

The author, Nikki Lang, MD, has been named one of the best familyphysicians in the United States by Ladies Home Journal, Town and Country, andTop Doctors. She's been a successful practitioner in Society Hill,Philadelphia for over twenty-seven years.

"A Novel Diet" is the culmination of twenty-seven years of experienceteaching patients and gleaning the most effective methods to accomplish thattask.

Available in both Hardback and Trade Paperback; Publication Date:Mar-2008; Hardback; ISBN: 0-595-68951-5; Price $30.95; Trade Paperback; ISBN:0-595-44451-2; Price $20.95; Size: 6-inches x 9-inches; 217 Pages; On DemandPrinting. Available from Ingram Book Group, Baker & Taylor, and fromiUniverse, Inc.

To order call 1-800-AUTHORS.

Media Contact: Contact the author directly at (215) 869-2162, Email:doctornikki@aol.com, Website: http://www.novelmedicine.info

This release was issued through eReleases(TM). For more information,visit http://www.ereleases.com.-- How is breakfast vital to shedding pounds? -- Why do more meals increase weight-loss? -- Why do people who weigh more cook less? -- Which types of exercise are crucial for weight-loss?

SOURCE Nikki Lang, MD

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