When Daniel Swift was thirty-seven, and weighing over 300 pounds, he found himself in the emergency room with severe chest pains. This was the wake-up call that changed his way of thinking and his life. Strengthened by a sense that he was literally fighting for his life, the author studied and discarded many "foolproof" diets and finally embarked on a program that he designed to fit his personal needs and that worked with the demands of life. In one year, Swift lost over seventy pounds and regained energy, a zest for life, and confidence. In his more...