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The Right Mindset for the Right Diet

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: Keeping yourself motivated while dieting or maintaining your weight can be a challenge. Here are tips for cutting back on sweets and other cravings.
Air Date: 12/17/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Diana Le Dean
Diana Le Dean Diana Le Dean is a leading health & wellness expert and author, and specializes in Weight Loss and Nutrition. She has been on the front lines of food and weight loss wars for over two decades and has helped hundreds of private clients lose weight and regain control over their relationships with food through common sense, discipline and humor. As a Registered Dietician and Weight Loss Coach, Diana consults with clients around the world who want to lose those unwanted pounds. Over the years Diana has been contracted by Warner Brothers Studios to actively coach celebrities in Nutrition and Personal Training, and has designed nutritional programs specifically for international models and dancers.

In 1993 she opened the widely successful XS HEALTH | BEAUTY & PERSONAL TRAINERS in Australia. During this time she also obtained qualifications in both Master Trainer and Nutrition Sports Performance, along with a Bachelor in Psychology. In the early 2000s Diana created the first weight loss program targeted at overweight people specializing in the recovery of Type II Diabetes.

In the last year Diana wrote, Yes You Can - The Achievable Diet, in collaboration with Dr. Lapsys, which is set to be released in February 2013. This book will serve as a blueprint not just for weight loss but also sustainable eating habits. Diana is currently working on her next book, Italy Lite, in collaboration with Dr. Lapsys PhD of Medicine and Nutrition and top Food Critic Marco Lombardi. The book details how to cook tasty Italian food in a lite version and will include authentic recipes from 20 top Italian chefs living in Italy.

Today, Diana practices private Nutrition Counseling at her Manhattan home and also abroad where she caters to her many European clients. Australian by birth, Diana was raised in Italy, where she learned to love food from all the country's regions. An exercise devotee since her teenage years, she also overcame personal struggles with weight and developed empathy and understanding of the weight loss challenges that several people face in today's society.
  • Book Title: Yes You Can - The Achievable Diet
The Right Mindset for the Right Diet
Maintaining motivation with diet and exercise can be exhausting.

Leading health and wellness expert Diana Le Dean helps you improve your discipline, change your eating habits and provides tips for how to stay on track when you want to indulge.