How do Manhattan women remain so stunningly svelte, despite the fact that New York has more top restaurants than any other city on the planet, not to mention a bagel bar or pizzeria on nearly every corner? They eat out often, indulge in all types of cuisine and even sneak in junk food, but manage to stay trim and toned nonetheless. So what's their secret? Now you can learn to eat, lose weight and live your life the way chic New Yorkers do - and enjoy the same fabulous results. Manhattan insider Eileen Daspin reveals what real New York women - including celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker, Anna Wintour and Tina Fey - really think about dieting and how they shop for food, cook, order in restaurants, eat, cheat, and splurge. Discover their eating secrets and waist-trimming tips, plus a detailed weight-loss program and 28-day eating plan that will fit easily into your personal lifestyle. Along with wisdom from leading nutritionists, tips from celebrity trainers and recipes by New York's most celebrated chefs, The Manhattan Diet gives you everything you need for a slim and stylish life - wherever you live.
Eileen Daspin is an award-winning US journalist and magazine editor who writes on a range of lifestyle subjects. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, InStyle, Food & Wine and other publications, and she has worked for W magazine, People, the Wall Street Journal, Conde Nast Portfolio, the New York Post and Thomson Reuters. Eileen is married to New York celebrity chef Cesare Casella, with whom she has co-authored a cookbook. She lives and diets in Manhattan.
Introduction. Forget the French: How We Act. A Manhattan State of Mind: How We Think. Dark Chocolate, Almonds, and Discipline: How We Eat. Grocery Love: How We Shop. Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk: How We Exercise. The Manhattan Diet Weight-Loss Plan: How We Got This Way. White Truffle Risotto and Other Dilemmas: How We Order in Restaurants. Okay, We Cheat: How We Break the Rules. Expert Handling: How We Get Help. Confident in the Kitchen: How We Cook. A Spoonful at a Time: The Manhattan Diet Recipes. Sources. Index. Acknowledgements.