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New York women are surrounded by more four-star restaurants than any other city on the planet, not to mention a pizzeria on every block and a donut cart on every corner. They enjoy it all and yet somehow they manage to look so damn good. What's their secret? They have a whole lot of them, it turns out--:and now women (and men) everywhere can learn to lose weight, eat, and live the way New Yorkers do--and enjoy the same results.

The Manhattan Diet reveals how real-life New York women think about dieting and how they eat, shop for food, cook, order in restaurants--even how they splurge and remain in gorgeous, fit condition.

Drawing on the stories of real Manhattan women plus wisdom from top nutritionists, The Manhattan Diet offers a detailed weight-loss program and 28-day eating plan. There are also recipes from the city's most celebrated chefs. This diet has glamour, chocolate, and waist-trimming tips. What else would you expect from the most fabulous women in the world?

- Includes stories of Manhattan celebrities like Anna Wintour, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Julianne Moore

- Gives you a complete diet program and easy-to-follow meal plans

- Shares the secrets and weight-loss success stories of real New York women

- Includes recipes from celebrated Manhattan-based chefs, such as Mario Batali and Eric Ripert