Marilyn Tucker, D.Ph., has specialized in natural medicine for 20 years, and founded a nutritional counseling practice -- The Vibrant Health System -- in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Tucker knows firsthand the anguish of chronic disease and overweight. Incapacitated by chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia five years ago, Tucker, a pharmacist herself, developed a 3-step dietary program to restore her health and strength. Today, at 47, in addition to running her business, she works 15-hour days and spends her weekends in ballroom dancing competitions. Tucker is a native Texan and a graduate of the University of Texas College of PharmacyTucker, Marilyn is the author of 'Nashville Diet The 3-Step Plan to Lose Weight, Nutraplenish Your Body, and Achieve Vibrant Health' with ISBN 9780895261182 and ISBN 0895261189.