Maria Menounos is an actor, television personality, and bestselling author of The EveryGirl’s Guide to Life. At age twenty-two, Menounos became the youngest person to host Entertainment Tonight. She was also among the youngest to host The Today Show and to report for NBC Nightly News, and the first person to act and star in movies while doing so. Additional television credits include One Tree Hill, Entourage, Scrubs, and correspondent positions at both Access Hollywood and Entertainment Tonight.
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From Maria Menounos, self-proclaimed EveryGirl and host of Extra, comes a lasting weight-loss program based on the Mediterranean diet of her childhood that will encourage women to think “smarter, simpler, healthier”—a personal mantra that helped the star lose (and keep off!) forty pounds.
BEING HEALTHY ISN’T JUST FOR SOME GIRLS.
IT’S FOR EVERY GIRL.
Entertainment reporter Maria Menounos has interviewed some of the most glamorous, beautiful, fit people in the world. But she’s also learned that you don’t need to be rich and famous to be in top shape. In The EveryGirl Diet, Maria shares a complete, simple-to-follow plan for every woman to look and feel her best.
Maria’s Greek immigrant parents raised her on a Mediterranean diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, copious amounts of olive oil, and no processed foods. So after leaving home and gaining forty pounds in college, Maria returned to the food of her roots to slim down and get healthy. The EveryGirl Diet is the blueprint that helped Maria take off those forty extra pounds—and keep them off. Combining her own experiences with the advice of experts in nutrition and fitness, Maria reveals nine steps to losing weight—from keeping a food journal to eating your calories instead of drinking them to opting for healthier desserts—and shows you how to develop a four-to-six-week plan that works around your schedule. With colorful photos throughout, exercises to get you pumped, and one hundred recipes to help you stick to your goals, The EveryGirl Diet is the smarter, simpler, and healthier way to start taking control of your life.