This book is a #1 New York Times bestseller. It has helped millions reach their goal weight by concentrating on cutting carbs and choosing healthy fats. Author Dr. Agatston developed his own diet "The South Beach Diet". The diet is not complicated and it doesn't require that you go hungry. You can eat normal-size helpings of meat, poultry, and fish. You can also eat eggs, cheese, nuts, and vegetables. Snacks are also ok. But you will also learn about the bad carbs. Like white flour, white sugar, and baked potatoes.