Howard M. Shapiro, D.O., is founder and director of Howard M. Shapiro Medical Associates, a private multidisciplinary medical office in New York City that specializes in weight control and life management. His practice, started in 1978, includes nutritionists, psychologists, and exercise instructors. Among his patients are many leaders in business, the arts, entertainment, and politics.Dr. Shapiro received national attention by helping men and women in the New York City police force slim down with Food Awareness Training.Picture Perfect Weight Loss is his first book.
"Splendid! An innovative, comprehensive, safe approach to weight loss and nutrition." --Maria Day Simonson, Sc.D., Ph.D., director, the Johns Hopkins Health, Weight, and Stress Clinic"The effortless way to shed the pounds we don't want-- and keep them off." --Mel Zuckerman, founder and CEO, Canyon Ranch Health Resorts"Dr. Shapiro brings an important new approach to weight control. This book allows the reader to get the picture of a personal eating plan for healthy living." --George L. Blackburn, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School"Dr. Shapiro has written the definitive book about making intelligent eating choices. The photos are truly a revelation, and the book's commonsense approach makes it accessible to everyone." --Drew Nieporent, restauranteur"A visual and effective book that is for everybody! It gets a very important message across in a wonderfully simple way!" --Denise Austin, host of Lifetime TV's Daily Workout"As a dietitian, I like seeing in pictures what we have been telling people for years. . . . Here is some basic, sound information that everyone can benefit from." --Franca Alphin, R.D., administrative director, Duke University Diet and Fitness Center"A startling book that taught me more about nutrition that I had learned in 4 years at medical school, 5 years of postgraduate training, and 30 years of orthopedic practice. This book is a 'must read' for most all physicians as well as their patients." --Marvin S. Gilbert, M.D., Manhattan Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group"A very simple but potent tool for helping people make changes without diets or 'resistance' to any food.... The approach is a win-win!" --Susan Olson, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and coauthor of Keeping It Off: Winning at Weight Loss