Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Fat No More: A Teenager's Victory Over Obesity” as Want to Read:
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This is a rather sweet memoir from a kid who struggled with obesity most of his life, and so far has conquered it. While I think he really needed a good editor, it was a little refreshing to hear it in a teen's voice. He's got the whole parent enabling thing in there, along with some very good descriptions of what a food addiction is like. The recipes are ones that a teen/young adult could do, and the tips/tools are straightforward. I liked that he emphasized changing a lifestyle/attitude, not ...more
It's a good book for teens struggling with weight or the parents of children with weight problems. Well written in an engaging style for these audiences. A very encouraging book for those young folks who need it. Does not cover much on some of the emotional or psychological reasons for overeating, though.