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Notable: Shape up

Notable

Shape up

How does a book editor know the new year is coming? By the flood of new diet and self-help books in her mail.

Eat to Lose, Eat to Win (William Morrow) by Rachel Beller is a common-sense plan for revamping eating habits from a nutritionist (as seen on The Biggest Loser), complete with handy visual shopping guidelines.

May Cause Miracles: A 40-Day Guidebook of Subtle Shifts for Radical Change and Unlimited Happiness (Harmony Books) by Gabrielle Bernstein outlines a six-week "spiritual cleanse" that is meant to lead to choosing love over fear in many aspects of life.

The Parisian Diet: How to Reach Your Right Weight and Stay There (Flammarion) by Dr. Jean-Michel Cohen, a French nutritional specialist and media personality, provides a long-range plan for weight loss plus 325 easy recipes grouped in phases: cafe, bistro and gourmet.

Colette Bancroft, Times book editor

Notable: Shape up 12/29/12 [Last modified: Saturday, December 29, 2012 3:31am]

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