Summary

In her delightful tale, Guiliano unlocks the simple secrets of the French paradox--how to enjoy food and stay slim and healthy. Hers is a charming, sensible, and powerfully life-affirming view of health and eating for our times.


The #1 national bestseller that launched a fabulous French Revolution about how to approach healthy living: the ultimate non-diet book--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?