The Diet Everyone's Talking About "I have tried every diet--including Weight Watchers, The Zone, Atkins, Jenny Craig--and have had a difficult time staying on those programs. The South Beach Diet is easy, simple, and delicious. If you want live to be 103 and be shot by your lover's spouse instead of dying of heart disease or diabetes, I suggest you try it!"--Linda Richman, author of I'd Rather Laugh For years, cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., urged his patients to lose weight for the sake of their hearts, but every diet was too hard to follow or its restrictions were too harsh. Some were downright dangerous. Nobody seemed to be able to stick with low-fat regimens for any length of time. And a diet is useless if you can't stick with it. So Dr. Agatston developed his own. The South Beach Diet isn't complicated, and it doesn't require that you go hungry. You'll enjoy normal-size helpings of meat, poultry, and fish. You'll also eat eggs, cheese, nuts, and vegetables. Snacks are required. You'll learn to avoid the bad carbs, like white flour, white sugar, and baked potatoes. Best of all, you'll eat until you're no longer hungry. Dr. Agatston's diet produced such consistently dramatic results (8 to 13 pounds lost in the first 2 weeks!) that it became a media sensation in South Florida. Now you, too, can join the ranks of the fit and fabulous with The South Beach Diet.Agatston, Arthur is the author of 'South Beach Diet The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss', published 2003 under ISBN 9781579546465 and ISBN 1579546463.