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Dr. Shapiro's Picture Perfect Weight Loss: The Visual Program for Permanent Weight Loss

3.63  ·  Rating Details  ·  68 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
The secret to taking off those hated pounds?
"I lost 25 pounds living up to Dr. Shapiro's simple plan for reducing my waistline. What worked for me were the visual aids-- a picture can be worth 1,000 calories! They don't call him the Prince of Pounds for nothing!"--Dennis Duggan, Pulitzer prize-winning columnist, Newsday

Dr. Shapiro proves that great eating and weight loss c
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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published April 8th 2000 by Rodale Books (first published 2000)
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Loederkoningin
In a deluge of diet books Picture Perfect Weight Loss stands out. Basically because it relies on a visual spectacle to create awareness. Which proves to be extremely effective. I bought this book in a second hand book store. Partly because I have a fondness for outdated looking books, especially if they have pictures (and this one has heaps). And partly because the food comparisons are mind-boggling: they do make you reconsider your eating habits.
I mean, who would've thought that a plain Jane b
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Abdullah Alwardi
The shock value in this book would truly open your eyes!
Susan
May 16, 2008 Susan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everybody who eats
Perfect visual aid for dieters and food addicts like me. He compares quantities of foods with similar calories, but does it with yummy photos as well as words and numbers. For the same calories as one bagel with 2.5 oz cream cheese (650) you could instead have a complete breakfast with 4 light pancakes, 4 veggie links, 2 TBSP light syrup, and still have room for 190 calories of fruit (an apple is about 80). The pictures tell the story, but watch out-- it'll make you hungry. You don't even have t ...more
Greg McClay
Feb 24, 2010 Greg McClay rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book promotes a vegetarian diet which I have no interest in but the visuals in the book are an excellent reminder that you don't have to be hungry when you're trying to lose weight. Lots of ideas just by 'reading' the photos.
Lauren
Not really practical for me because I'm done with low fat artificially sweetened fake food. But it is eye opening and useful in general.
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