French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano

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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?


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About Mireille Guiliano

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Mireille Guiliano is the bestselling author of French Women Don't Get Fat, French Women For All Seasons, and Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire.  Born and raised in France, she is married to an American and lives most of the year in New York and Paris.  She is the former President and CEO of Clicquot, Inc.   
 
Published December 28, 2004 by Vintage. 288 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Cooking, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Is it possible to fill up on chocolate croissants, butter and cheese and remain thin? According to Guiliano, who battled with her own weight after consuming such treats, it isn't, and anyone ho

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The French know how to live, how to arrange scarves and how to eat without gaining weight. Mireille Guiliano explains how.

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The French know how to live, how to arrange scarves and how to eat without gaining weight. Mireille Guiliano explains how.

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Some women cite the high cost of child care as a major factor in their shorter hours, but 62 percent of women working part time in the Netherlands don’t have young children in the house, and mothers rarely increase their working hours even when their children leave home.

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One of their own explains that French women s

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