Fit for life book harvey diamond
Fit for Life - WikipediaElise Wile has been a writer since Holding a master's degree in curriculum and Instruction, she has written training materials for three school districts. Her expertise includes mentoring, serving at-risk students and corporate training. Harvey and Marilyn Diamond's bestselling book "Fit for Life" was first published in , and was re-released in The diet's emphasis on raw fruits and vegetables is once again in vogue, as raw diets and restaurants proliferate across the nation. The diet has always been the subject of controversy, as its assertions about food combining have never been proven.
Harvey & Marilyn Diamond's Diet
Fit for Life FFL is a diet and lifestyle book series stemming from the principles of orthopathy. It is promoted mainly by the American writers Harvey and Marilyn Diamond. While the diet has been praised for encouraging the consumption of raw fruits and vegetables, several other aspects of the diet have been disputed by dietitians and nutritionists,  and the American Dietetic Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians list it as a fad diet. The diet is based on Diamond's exploration of Herbert M. Shelton theories of food combining. Both authors claimed to be able to bring about weight loss without the need to count calories or undertake anything more than a reasonable exercise program.
In , in an article in the National Council Against Health Fraud's newsletter, I attacked some of the fallacies of Harvey Diamond's faddish approach to nutrition. At the time, he was touting "food combining" in seminars called the "Diamond Method. Since my little expose was published, the Diamonds have polished their act enough to become stars of the TV talk show circuit. Perhaps to enhance their brilliance, Harvey obtained a "doctorate in nutrition science" and Marilyn obtained "certification in nutrition counseling" from the American College of Health Science also called the American College of Life Science. This is an unaccredited correspondence school in Austin, Texas, which teaches a naturopathic philosophy called "Natural Hygiene.
There are so many ways to lose weight. You can try the Beverly Hills Diet. Or eat like a cave man. Why not subsist on liquid protein alone? Restrictive diets are all the rage. Editor's note: Don't try this at home. The dry cleaner doesn't shrink dresses.