by Chantel Hobbs

Doubleday Religious Publishing, $14.99, 213 pages

The philosophy offered in this book is just what is needed to take off the pounds painlessly. The methods presented are simple and easy to follow. The idea of making a change for just one day is a proven method of success. The process is explained in detail. There is a genuine understanding of what works, and why other methods usually fail. Step by step suggestions are helpful in building the easily adopted changes by focusing on faith, food and fitness. This is not a temporary diet plan, but rather a new way of approaching eating and exercising each day. Easy meal suggestions are included along with descriptions of simple exercises to promote fitness. For anyone who has tried many different weight-loss plans over the years, and failed to keep the weight off, this could be just what is needed to move past failure and finally achieve the success desired. There are no long-term commitments to losing a certain number of pounds. By the time you finish the book, you will have all the knowledge and tools you need to sustain a healthy life.

Reviewed by Fran Byram