France's leading nutritionist Dr. Jean-Michel Cohen pinpoints why you struggle with other weight-loss diets and shows how to achieve your ideal weight while embracing life's pleasures. The Parisian Diet is a progressive weight-loss plan that keeps you motivated through the Cafe, Bistro, and Gourmet phases until you reach your ideal weight. Strongly opposed to "extreme" diets and the inevitable weight gain that ensues, Dr. Cohen proposes a sensible and holistic approach that addresses the physical, psychological, and cultural factors that impact our ability to control our relationship with food. His method encourages a global change in attitude towards what we eat. Based on habits and food choices typical of the Parisian lifestyle, the simple, delicious, and satisfying menus emphasize the use of fresh ingredients and a balanced intake throughout the day. The Parisian Diet is not a flash-in-the-pan fad, it's a new approach to food and a way to celebrate life, helping you look and feel your best. Having helped a half a million people lose weight and stabilize long term, Dr. Jean-Michel Cohen now introduces The Parisian Diet, which is based on the concept of enjoying your meal and includes 325 quick and easy recipes, helpful hints, and practical checklists to get the weight off and keep it off. With Dr. Cohen's foolproof supermarket tactics and the diet's inherent flexibility offering numerous choices to ensure you don't give up, you'll find it easy to continue until you reach your goal weight, losing up to 30 pounds in three months. His clear guidelines for how to integrate the diet into your active life-including tips for how to make diet-friendly choices when shopping and eating out-provide winning strategies to ensure that you will lose weight while enjoying life to the fullest.