Dr. Howard M. Shapiro changed the way American lost weight with his New York Times bestseller Picture Perfect Weight Loss.
He is the founder and director of Howard M. Shapiro Medical Associates, a private multidisciplinary medical office in New York City that specializes in weight control, nutrition counseling and life management. He has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today and Vogue, among others, and has been a frequent guest on numerous national television and radio programs, including Oprah,
Today, Good Morning America and The View. Dr.
Shapiro worked extensively with the New York Police Department and the
Fire Department of New York, helping them lose a total of 2,544 pounds.
Visit his Web site at www.drhowardshapiro.com.
Franklin Becker has served as executive chef at several of New York's premier restaurants and his work has been featured in the New York Times, New York magazine, Esquire and People. At the age of twenty-seven, he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Following his diagnosis, Chef Becker lost 35 pounds and transformed his cooking style to create dazzling dishes that are healthy and flavorful. Chef Becker currently presides over Abe & Arthur's restaurant, located in New York City's Meatpacking district. Visit his Web site at www.cheffranklinbecker.com.