French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure

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French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure

by Mireille Guiliano

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group | December 26, 2007 | Mass Market Paperbound

French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.
The million copy, ultimate #1 bestseller that is changing the way Americans eat and live



Don’t Diet
Eat Chocolate
Drink Wine
Take Long Walks
Enjoy Life
Stay Slim
the French way
Experience the joie de vivre
of French Women Don’t Get Fat
by Mireille Guiliano

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 368 pages, 2.7 × 1.66 × 0.39 in

Published: December 26, 2007

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0307387992

ISBN - 13: 9780307387998

Found in: Health and Well Being

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A pleasure to read as well! Not only is this book full of simple lifestyle changes to help loose extra pounds, it reminds you life is to live - just be mindful. I have lost weight without feeling deprived.
Date published: 2008-01-19

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French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure

by Mireille Guiliano

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 368 pages, 2.7 × 1.66 × 0.39 in

Published: December 26, 2007

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0307387992

ISBN - 13: 9780307387998

About the Book

In her delightful #1 "New York Times" bestseller, Guiliano unlocks the simple secrets of how to, like the French, enjoy food and stay slim and healthy. This edition includes new recipes and an excerpt from "French Women for All Seasons." Knopf.

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Chapter 1 VIVE L’AMÉRIQUE: THE BEGINNING . . . I AM OVERWEIGHT I love my adopted homeland. But first, as an exchange student in Massachusetts, I learned to love chocolate-chip cookies and brownies. And I gained twenty pounds. My love affair with America had begun with my love of the English language; we met at the lycée (junior high and high school) when I turned eleven. English was my favorite class after French literature, and I simply adored my English teacher. He had never been abroad but spoke English without a French accent or even a British one. He had learned it during World War II, when he found himself in a POW camp with a high school teacher from Weston, Massachusetts (I suspect they had long hours to practice). Without knowing whether they’d make it out alive, they decided that if they did, they would start an exchange program for high school seniors. Each year, one student from the United States would come to our town and one of us would go to Weston. The exchange continues to this day, and the competition is keen. During my last year at the lycée, I had good enough grades to apply, but I wasn’t interested. With dreams of becoming an English teacher or professor, I was eager to start undergraduate studies at the local university. And at eighteen, naturally I had also convinced myself I was madly in love with a boy in my town. He was the handsomest though admittedly not the brightest boy around, the coqueluche (the darling) of all
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The million copy, ultimate #1 bestseller that is changing the way Americans eat and live



Don’t Diet
Eat Chocolate
Drink Wine
Take Long Walks
Enjoy Life
Stay Slim
the French way
Experience the joie de vivre
of French Women Don’t Get Fat
by Mireille Guiliano

About the Author

Born and raised in France, Mireille Guiliano first lived in America as an exchange student and came back for good early in her professional career. She is president and CEO of Clicquot, Inc., whose headquarters are in New York, and a director of Champagne Veuve Clicquot in Reims. Married to an American, Mireille lives most of the year in New York and makes frequent trips to Paris as well as across America.
www.mireilleguiliano.com.


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Editorial Reviews

“Delightful. . . . Hands down, this is the best of the newest crop of weight-control books.”
—USA Today

“The perfect book. . . . A blueprint for building a healthy attitude toward food and exercise.”
—San Francisco Chronicle

“Filled with slimming secrets.”
—People

“Not only delicious, but a true story of one of the greatest ladies in the world.”
—Chef Emeril Lagasse
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