Cover image for K.I.S.S guide to weight loss
K.I.S.S guide to weight loss
Ravage, Barbara.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
London ; New York : DK, [2001]

Physical Description:
368 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subject Term:

Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
RM222.2 .R375 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
RM222.2 .R375 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
RM222.2 .R375 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

On Order



Kiss the competition goodbye! Find surefire ways to slim down with DK's KISS Guide to Weight Loss. Discover the right plan for you and how you can best achieve your goals. Learn the basics of good nutrition and healthy eating. Work out your attitude towards food and how you can modify eating habits. Plan your daily calorie intake on your personal chart. Discover how losing weight will improve your physical health and mental well-being. Keep a diary so you can track your eating and exercise habits and set realistic goals. The Keep It Simple Series is the new standard in how-to books! Written by leading experts, each book includes full-color photographs and illustrations throughout, making these the first and only truly accessible guides for beginners. The KISS format is designed to help readers build confidence from the start, and learn gradually and thoroughly to the very last page. Much more than introductions to various subjects, these inspiring and innovative books are the ones that readers can trust!

Author Notes

Barbara Ravage has been writing and editing books about heath, medicine, and science for adults and schoolchildren for many years. A graduate of Barnard College, New York City, she is also the author of George Westinghouse: A Genius for Invention, Rachel Carson: Protecting Our Environment, and Keeping Warn: A Guide to Wintertime. She currently lives on Cape Cod. Kathy Smith is among America's top fitness experts. A leading producer in the fitness business, her exercise videos have sold 11 million copies in 16 countries, and she has an extensive line of health-related equipment. A proprietor of a profitable franchise, author, syndicated newspaper columnist, wife, and mother, Kathy Smith also is a member of the Board of Stewards for the Women's Sports Foundation. She has been named spokesperson for the National Recreation and Parks Association and "Healthy American Fitness Leader" by the National Fitness Leaders Association, in conjunction with the President's Council on Physical Fitness.