Pick up just about any diet book on the market and you'll see that it's written by either a doctor, nutritionist, dietician or health guru. Not this one. That's because the author is a dieter, not a doctor.
Inside this short and snappy book, you'll see that The Turtle Diet is based upon the oldest, simplest, and smartest way to lose weight - slow and steady wins the race. By allowing TIME to play a supporting role, you can get to where you want to go IF you're willing to be patient. On the other hand, if you're looking for a quick way to lose weight, then this book is not for you.