Krista Varady, PhD, an associate professor of nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the world’s leading scientific researcher on using alternate-day fasting for weight loss and weight maintenance, including a three-year study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Her scientific papers on alternate-day fasting have appeared in the American Journal of Clinical NutritionObesity, the British Journal of NutritionNutrition Reviews, and many other leading scientific journals.

The Every-Other-Day Diet is Dr. Varady’s first book.

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Bill Gottlieb, CHC, is the bestselling author of 14 books on health and healing, a health coach certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, and the former editor-in-chief of Rodale Books and Prevention Magazine Health Books.

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