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Ian K. Smith, M.D., is the number one bestselling author of The Fat Smash Diet,The 4 Day Diet, The 4 Day Detox, Happy and EAT. He is a medical contributor onThe View and The Rachael Ray Show, the diet expert on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club, and host of the nationally syndicated radio showHealthwise on American Urban Radio Networks. He writes a medical column forMen'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'sNightly 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.

Dr. Ian Smith’s Extreme Fat Smash Diet is safe, fast and ultra-effective—taking his proven weight loss system to its hard core.  No gimmicks, no denying yourself entire categories of food (like carbs), no nonsense.  Instead, Extreme Fat Smash Diet delivers quick, permanent results.  On Extreme, you’ll set yourself up for:
--losing up to 12 pounds the first 3 weeks
--learning your dieting profile: are you an alpha, beta or gamma?
--choosing one of three cycles of dieting for three different weight loss goals: 5 pounds,     10 pounds, and 15 pounds and up
--real-world exercise ideas
--fresh recipes for quick, tasty meals
--a schedule that allows both meals and snacks
--Dr. Ian’s tips and strategies to keep you on track
--a maintenance plan that’s designed to stick
If your dieting goal is time-sensitive, Extreme Fat Smash will work for you!


ISBN 9780312371203
Genre HEALTH & FITNESS / Diets
Format Paperback
Pages 224
Publisher Date 2007-04-03 00:00:00.0
Publisher Griffin
Copyright Year 2007
Height 8.5 in
Wdth 5.75 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 0.5 lb
Language English
Audience General/trade
Authors Smith, Ian K.
Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
Country of Origin United States

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  • Extreme Fat Smash Diet
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    This book is meant to be for someone who has already been on the Fat Smash Diet so I was a bit disappointed. I now have to get the other book to try that one first. But it seems like a diet worth looking into..

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  • Extremely Good

    Lose 12 pounds in 3 weeks claims the book. And after reviewing it, I believe it just might be possible. Written by the author of last year's "The Fat Smash Diet," the idea of this seems to be, if you want big results, you'll have to push yourself beyond normal limits to attain them. Once again, readers will find Dr. Smith's easy and friendly writing style. At the start of the book, you find out your "dieting type" and then quickly go from there. Since the book is set up for you to lose 12 pounds in 3 weeks, its organized in three 1 week cycles, which is 21 days. For each day, there is a menu plan (four meals a day) and a journal page you to write on. Know too that the exercise recommended each day is cardio. Other goodies include recipes, which easily make up about a third of the book, and a handy appendix ends the book (which contains useful info about BMI's, how to read food labels, etc.). All in all, I feel like this is a great book that is well laid out and very user friendly. One caveat though. Following the plan may not be easy at times, and the book will tell you this outright. Nonetheless, it should benefit many who struggle with their weight loss demons. Also suggest "The Sixty-Second Motivator" for readers who have trouble sticking with a weight loss plan.

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    This is a great concept and it does work. I lost 4 pounds the first week. However, I'm not a lover of brown rice or beans and after the first week, I couldn't stomach anymore. Needless to say, I didn't stay on the diet. I wish there were alternatives for people who don't eat or can't eat brown rice and beans. If you love brown rice and beans, this is the diet for you, because you eat it every day all day. Other than that, I'd say he's right on point with this Extreme Fat Smash Diet.

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  • Best diet!
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    I just finished week 3 and have lost 14 lbs! I have been overweight for 3 years, and have never been able to stick with a diet. I want to lose about 30 more lbs, so I will repeat week "cycles"until I do. I like how your meals are laid out every day,so I just get my food ready for the next day when I am packing the rest of my families lunches the day before. Easy to follow, never hungry, very healthy food. My only question is what is dirty rice? He recommends it or brown rice, and the only dirty rice I know of is a fattening southern dish....give this diet a try, it is awesome!!!

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  • A program that finally worked for me
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    This worked so wel l for me because of the simplicity of the meals, preparing the food and taking it to work or just with you thruout the day. I like the fact that you can start seeing the weight dropping quickly and it's healthy. Also he has a maintance plan to assist you with keeping the weight off. I feel like i have my own personal coach.

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  • Extreme fat smash diet
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    Makes losing weight easy. Provides meal ideas and recipes

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    I purchased the Extreme Fat Smash Diet as well as the Fat Smash Diet. Fast delivery and books arrived in great shape. I love the way the book is written - barney style. I also love the fact that you can switch a number of the meals around. I am sold. Portion control and exercise WILL make you lose weight!

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  • quick read
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    this book was quick and easy to read. right to the point not alot of extra bla, bla bla to get through

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  • Great Book Good Price
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    Great Book with a lot of valuable information. the price is reasonable as well. the cover does not look like that when you get it.

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