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You should have a life - not a diet. Learn how to lose weight and keep it off without following a restrictive fad diet.

You should have a life - not a diet. Diets don't work, because a diet designed for everybody isn't designed for your body.
This is a book of tips to help you on your weight loss journey, written by a qualified and experienced dietician who has helped hundreds of people move away from the short-term results of fad diets and into a lifestyle of long-term successful weight loss and control.
Find out the truth about so-called weight loss foods, and learn to choose the right foods (and amounts) for you.


MaryRose Spence is a New Zealand registered dietitian who is a highly regarded authority on weight loss. This handy little book is designed to debunk the diet myths and offer readers solutions in an easy format... I like the style of this book, which allows people to take in little snippets of information at a time. It's written in an easy-to-read A to Z format - for instance, under R there are little informative blurbs on Realistic Goals, Routines and Reduce. Spence's focus for this book is "giving you a life, not a diet". Great idea.

Linda Hall, APN Regionals

Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    January 2, 2018

    Random House NZ

    144 pages

    RRP $21.00

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