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Best Diet Books of 2009

Diet books are a financial boon for the weight loss industry. Each week a new title releases, and while most seem to be different ways of saying the same things, some truly stand out by providing readers with unique, interesting and reliable information about managing their health and weight.

Recently, Amazon.com announced the bestselling books of 2009, and the list of 100 books included nine stellar titles under the diet and weight loss category.

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Lifetime’s Cook Yourself Thin Changes Show Times

Allison Fishman, left, of Cook Yourself Thin with co-stars Harry Eastwood and Candice Kumai.

Allison Fishman, left, of Cook Yourself Thin with co-stars Harry Eastwood and Candice Kumai.

For those of you who have been tuning in everyday at 5 p.m. to watch Allison, Harry and Candice on Cook Yourself Thin concoct delectable and low-calorie eats, you need to start watching earlier. The show recently changed its air time to 8 a.m. ET, but Lifetime didn’t do the best job at alerting the show’s loyal fan base of this new shift in schedule.

The good news is that you can still learn how to whip up low-fat, low-cal and nutritious recipes from these culinary experts, but you may have to alter your morning routine or your set your DVR to watch them.
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Interview with Allison Fishman of Cook Yourself Thin

Allison Fishman, left, of Cook Yourself Thin with co-stars Harry Eastwood and Candice Kumai.

Allison Fishman, left, of Cook Yourself Thin with co-stars Harry Eastwood and Candice Kumai.

I had the pleasure of speaking with Allison Fishman, one of the co-stars of Lifetime’s new show Cook Yourself Thin, which made its American debut just this past week. Allison is a passionate chef  who owns The Wooden Spoon, a Brooklyn-based culinary school, who sharpened her own culinary skills while working for Martha Stewart, the Food Network and TLC’s Home Made Simple. She shared with us how she got her start cooking healthy (it’s a story, all working women can relate to) and some of her favorite slimming secrets in the kitchen.

Listen now to the interview in its entirety, or continue to read the highlights from my interview with Allison Fishman.



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Lifetime’s Cook Yourself Thin is a New Healthy Cooking Show

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Don’t miss our interview with co-host Allison Fishman.

Are you wondering if there is a healthier and less caloric way to whip up your favorite dishes like pasta carbonara and fudge brownies? Cook Yourself Thin is Lifetime’s newest cooking show, helping you give your favorite meals a healthier and lower-calorie makeover. The series, which starts airing on May 4 at 5 p.m. EST, features three cooking experts, Harry Eastwood, Allison Fishman, and Candace Kumai, who incorporate their ingenious and savvy cooking techniques to make indulgent dishes tasting as indulgent as they were meant to be but with significantly less calories and fat. (Now showing at 8 a.m. EST weekdays.)
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