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The 4 Day Diet

St. Martin's Press

Take weight off fast with Dr. Ian Smith’s Customized 4 Day Diet Modules!

You can follow The 4 Day Diet straight through for a month with stunning results. But only you know how you eat—and how you diet. Customize your own program in whatever order works best for you—or just repeat the modules you like best. Only the first two are doctor’s orders:

Induction (detox/cleansing) Transition (to reintroduce food groups) Protein Stretch (to avoid plateaus) Smooth (eat pizza or even French fries!) Push (the sprint—you’re almost there) Pace (catch your breath and keep going) Vigorous (lose those last few pounds—for good!)Dr. Ian Smith’s diets really work. And his motivating tips and tricks will help you stay on the program, enjoy your progress, and feel your success from day one.

Features more than 60 recipes for meals and snacks—food that will make you forget you’re on a diet!

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CHAPTER 1

Sense of Where You Are

START WITH HONESTY

One afternoon I was rummaging through my uncle’s vast attic filled with dusty memorabilia, the equivalent of gold to an adventurous teen. I came upon a box that had been pushed into a corner underneath a tangle of dust and cobwebs. Hoping for collectible baseball cards or rare coins, I was disappointed to find a pile of books most of whose titles were so worn I couldn’t read them. Those I could read I couldn’t understand. But midway through the stack I was drawn to a skinny paperback that featured on its


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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Dr. Ian K. Smith's book The 4 Day Diet. Dr. Ian demands big results from his diet plans: whether on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club, State Farm's 50 Million Pound Challenge or his numerous inspirational appearances across the country, his advice has helped countless numbers of dieters lose millions of pounds. With over twenty years of experience watching how and why dieters lose weight—and how they don't—Dr. Ian developed a program that actually retrains the brain to diet natu

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  • Ian K. Smith, M.D., is the number one bestselling author of The Fat Smash Diet, Extreme Fat Smash Diet, The 4 Day Detox, Happy and EAT. He is a medical contributor on The View and The Rachael Ray Show, the diet expert on VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club, and host of the nationally syndicated radio show Healthwise on American Urban Radio Networks. He writes a medical column for Men’s Health magazine. He has written for various publications including Time and Newsweek, and been featured in People, Essence, Ebony and Cosmopolitan, among others. He is a former medical correspondent for NBC and for NewsChannel 4 in New York, where he filed reports for NBC’s Nightly News and The Today Show. In 2007, he created the 50 Million Pound Challenge, a free national weight loss initiative with a growing list of more than 1.9 million people registered. Dr. Smith graduated from Harvard College with an AB and received a master’s in science education from Columbia University. He attended Dartmouth Medical School and completed the last two years of his medical education and graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. A native of Danbury, Connecticut, Dr. Smith currently resides in Manhattan.
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