Most of us are looking for diet plans that fit our current lifestyle, and a recent survey shows that’s particularly true for one of the largest groups of women in America the baby boomers. With us is a physician and author known for her weight loss solutions for baby boomers, Dr. Pamela Peeke. She reveals some surprising insights in to how women over 40 view dieting compared to their earlier years and help us to break the code on what it takes to achieve success.
America’s Most Respected Dieting Expert Weighs In on Why Warm Weather Provides the Best Time to Start a NEW Weight Loss Program! You may have seen Dr. Pamela Peeke on Oprah, or one of the many network morning shows. She’s one of the nation’s top experts on dieting, nutrition and metabolism, and one of the most sought-after speakers. Now, Dr. Peeke is available to kickoff the warm weather dieting craze that has more people trying out fad diets this time of year than even during the New Year’s resolution rush. Dr. Peeke is an edutainer who discusses new dieting trends and behaviors, including what women today are willing to sacrifice to achieve their weight loss goals. Find out why women fall into three categories: overweight and want to lose pounds, lost weight and a few to go and wanting to maintain what they’ve lost.
The author of Fight Fat After Forty and Body for Life for Women explains why 35 million baby boomer women view weight loss and wellness in a different way than they did 30 years ago. Dr. Peeke offers some cutting edge solutions that are actually quite simple including breaking the code on what makes a normal meal in today’s busy lifestyles. More about Body for Life for Women: The bestselling Body-for-Life program is now tailored just for women-to help them achieve dramatic weight loss and body-changing fitness in just 12 weeks! The #1 New York Times bestseller Body-for-Life helped millions of people the world over to build stronger bodies and enjoy a higher quality of life. Now Pamela Peeke, M.D., M.P.H., bestselling author of Fight Fat After Forty, adapts the unique insights of the Body-for-Life program to the specific hormonal, metabolic, and physiological requirements of women so they can achieve the same life-transforming results. Dr. Peeke draws on cutting-edge research as she fashions a 12-week eating, exercise, and emotional health program, specially tailored to women. Among the book’s highlights:
* Stunning new before-and-after photographs with testimonials
* Over 100 black-and-white photographs demonstrating the exercises
* A Q&A section that anticipates and answers questions the reader might have Dr. Peeke’s appearances on Oprah, Larry King Live, Dateline, Primetime, Today Show, CNN Headline News, and other shows illustrate how inspirational she can be-and never more than in this book, motivating and instructing readers to make the changes that will produce a lifetime of mind and body fitness.
More about Dr. Pamela Peeke:
Dr. Pamela Peeke is an internationally recognized physician, scientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, stress, and fitness. Dr. Peeke is known as an edutainer combining her notable wit and energetic passion, with the latest scientific data and common sense approaches to holistic, healthy living, to provide audiences with her healthy living message in a memorable and entertaining mode of delivery. Her speaking and presentation style have earned her the reputation as one of the most requested physician speakers in America. Dr. Peeke has been recognized as one of the leading women physicians in America by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Peeke is also known as the doctor who walks the talk and is an avid athlete, marathoner, mountain climber and hiker. Dr. Peeke is the author of the national bestseller Fight Fat After Forty, the first consumer book describing the stress-fact connection for men and women. It has become the go-to book for anyone trying to understand why they eat under stress and what to do about it.
Dr. Peeke’s PBS special, Fight Fat After Forty: The Stress-Fat Connection is nationally syndicated. Dr. Peeke’s book, Body for Life for Women is a New York Times bestseller. Using cutting edge science and a holistic and integrative program, Dr. Peeke shows women how to transform their lives and achieve and maintain their optimal mind and body fitness throughout the decades of their life. Dr. Peeke’s companion Body for Life for Women Workout DVD and book have been launched in 15 countries thus far. Dr. Peeke is Chief Medical Correspondent for Nutrition and Fitness for the Discovery Health Channel, and is the doctor behind the popular and award winning National Body Challenge campaign and television series. Her book, The National Body Challenge Success Program for the Whole Family, is the best selling companion guide to the television and web based program which is presently followed by a million American families. Dr. Peeke is also a regular in-studio medical commentator for the national networks including CNN’s American Morning and the NBC Today show. Dr. Peeke is the monthly columnist and contributing editor for numerous national magazines (including O magazine, Yoga, Shape, Glamour, Fitness, Ladies Home Journal, More), and is a member of Oprah Winfrey’s O Team of nationally recognized experts in women’s health. Dr. Peeke is a Pew Foundation Scholar in Nutrition and Metabolism and holds the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Dr. Peeke was recently recognized as one of the leading women physicians in America by the National Institutes of Health Library of Medicine’s first exhibit on the history of American women physicians. A practitioner of holistic, integrative medicine, Dr. Peeke was the first senior research fellow at the National Institutes of Health Office of Alternative Medicine, where she helped establish the scientific foundation for the research and development of investigations involving nutrition and fitness. Dr. Peeke is an expert in the newly emerging field of gender specific health and medicine, emphasizing the strengths and vulnerabilities of both genders as they practice healthy lifestyles. As a member of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Peeke works as one of the physicians for the NBA’S Washington Wizards where she maintains players in optimal shape for the basketball season. She is a member of the Maryland Governor’s Council on Fitness establishing public policy regarding nutrition and fitness statewide. Dr. Peeke is an advisor and expert for former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop’s national Shape Up America campaign. And, she is the Medical Director of the National Women’s Health Resource Center.
A native of San Francisco and a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Dr. Peeke received her Masters Degree in Public Health and Public Policy before pursuing her medical degree at Michigan. Dr. Peeke completed her training in internal medicine at the George Washington University Medical Center. After ten years as a specialist in critical care and trauma, Dr. Peeke received the Pew Foundation Post-doctoral Scholarship in Nutrition and Metabolism from the University of California at Davis. As a Pew Scholar, Dr. Peeke was invited to come to the National Institutes of Health and pursue her work in nutrition and stress physiology. As a senior scientist, Dr. Peeke has focused her basic and clinical research upon the relationship between chronic stress and nutrition. At the NIH, Dr. Peeke was the recipient of the National Research Science Award Fellowship as well as the Intramural Research Training Award Fellowship. Dr. Peeke received her training in molecular biology at the NIH Howard Hughes Foundation.