The Thin Commandments Diet: The Ten No-Fail Strategies for Permanent Weight Loss

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Stephen Gullo

Narrated By: Stephen Gullo

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Date: January 2005

Duration: 3 hours 44 minutes

Summary:

Calories are only half of the weight-loss equation ... welcome to the other half.

In The Thin Commandments Diet, Dr. Stephen Gullo lets you in on his unique weight-loss program that has a success rate that is many times higher than the national average. His two-part approach replaces willpower with strategy and deprivation dining with great-tasting gourmet fare.

In the first part, he reveals his strategy secrets -- the 10 Thin Commandments -- including:

Think historically, not just calorically -- identify trigger foods that can undermine your weight loss.

Slips should teach you, not defeat you -- uncover the "24-hour secret" and never gain weight from binging again.

The problem may be in the food, not in you -- learn the strategies to take control of your favorite foods.
In the second part, Dr. Gullo outlines his simple diet which will put you on the shortest path to safe and rapid weight loss -- without depriving you of the foods you love. He takes the guesswork out of dieting and offers a program that helps melt pounds away quickly and easily.

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  • Gayle

    This book has some very practical advice to help one stick to a diet of common sense. It helps you to figure out what works for each person's personality types and what triggers you to eat the wrong foods. Some very sound advice.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Mesha Philley

    One reviewer called this accent "Yankee" I would describe it as Billy Crystal's character in Princess Bride on Zanax. So slow and stereotypically new Turkish that I had to fight to stay awake and focused. I suppose there are some good ideas, but most did not seem too unusual, though this is the first diet book I've read and I don't know how it compares to others in this genre.

  • Anonymous

    Yes, the voice is annoying at times, especially if the listener is from the South. The reader has a Yankee accent. Otherwise, I listened twice to all 3 cd's, the whole book. It made sense. The information was not preachy like Dr. Phil's book. I obtained several good practices from this book.

  • Selective

    I commend anyone who can actually endure listening to this author's voice, which is so incredibly grating that it almost sounds like a parody. If any book cries out for a professional reader in lieu of the author, it's this one. I'm giving it a 3 because he had some good ideas, but I couldn't stay with his voice for the long haul. It drove me mad, and not in a good way.

  • Anonymous

    I was highly motivated by this book. It approaches weight loss in a different way that makes better sense than a lot of other books I've listened to lately. I would recommend this book to anyone who is dieting.