About The Authors
Jimmy Moore catapulted onto the health scene in 2004 after a phenomenal 180-pound weight loss success enabled him to come off of prescription drugs for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and respiratory problems. He is the coauthor of Cholesterol Clarity and the energetic personality behind the über-popular Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb blog and host of one of the top-ranked iTunes health podcasts, The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show. He has interviewed well over 900 of the world’s top health experts and dedicated his life to helping people get the best information possible so they can make the right decisions about their health. He lives with his wife, Christine, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where they can often be found playing Frisbee golf in their front yard. Learn more about Jimmy and his work at www.livinlavidalowcarb.com.
|Eric C. Westman, MD, MHS, is an associate professor of Medicine at Duke Health Enterprise and director of the Duke Lifestyle Medicine Clinic in Durham, North Carolina. He is an internist who combines clinical research and clinical care regarding lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes, and tobacco dependence. He is currently president of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians and a fellow of the Obesity Society and the Society of General Internal Medicine. He is coeditor of Obesity: Evaluation and Treatment Essentials, coauthor of Cholesterol Clarity, and coauthor of The New Atkins for a New You. When he is not working in the clinic, Dr. Westman enjoys taking ballroom dancing classes.|