French Women Don't Get Fat
Stylish, convincing, wise, funny, and just in time: the ultimate non-diet book, which could radically change the way you think and live – now with more recipes.French women don’t get fat, even though they enjoy bread and pastry, wine, and regular three-course meals. Unlocking the simple secrets... show more
Stylish, convincing, wise, funny, and just in time: the ultimate non-diet book, which could radically change the way you think and live – now with more recipes.French women don’t get fat, even though they enjoy bread and pastry, wine, and regular three-course meals. Unlocking the simple secrets of this “French paradox” – how they enjoy food while staying slim and healthy – Mireille Guiliano gives us a charming, inspiring take on health and eating for our times.For anyone who has slipped out of her Zone, missed the flight to South Beach, or accidentally let a carb pass her lips, here is a positive way to stay trim, a culture’s most precious secrets recast for the twenty-first century. A life of wine, bread – even chocolate – without girth or guilt? Pourquoi pas?
Publish date: December 26th 2007
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Food And Drink
, Self Help
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleI think there is some useful information in this book. But there is a lot of other stuff going on as well and much of it is outdated.Guiliano's basic premise is that French women don't get fat, because they eat slowly and appreciate their food. They do...
This was a pretty unique book that was full of truth and recipes. I really enjoyed it and it has opened my mind to the French culture. I like the little family stories that Mireille tell of her being a girl and her family. Plus, the added bonuses of recipes and deliciousness of some of the recipes t...
Interesting book, I know it's been debunked by several people but some of the points she makes are actually quite good! Little and often would appear to be the motto, quality over quantity every time!
Mireille Guiliano's un-system for getting thin is simple - look at what you eat, get rid of the worst offenders, cook your own food, take advantage of seasonal items, and enjoy indulgences while making sure to offset them elsewhere. All changes are to be made slowly over time so they don't feel lik...
Interesting, and includes some nice recipes. Nothing mind-blowing, just some ways to practice moderation.