Tammy Lakatos Shames, RD, CDN, CFT and Elysse ("Lyssie") Lakatos, RD, CDN, CFT share more than identical features; they share a passion to enhance the lives of others through improved nutrition and lifestyle behavior modification. Dubbed the Nutrition Twins, Tammy and Lyssie have become known for their unique approach to nutrition counseling, corporate lecturing, writing, making media appearances and consulting to multi-national food companies. They are authors of Fire Up Your Metabolism and The Secret to Skinny, and live in New York, NY. Visit them at NutritionTwins.com.
—Felicia D. Stoler, DCN, MS, RD, FACS, host of TLC’s show Honey We’re Killing the Kids and author of Living Skinny in Fat Genes“The Nutrition Twins have hit the mark—fruits and vegetables are what our diets need more of for health and longevity.”—Angelo Acquista, MD, author of The Mediterranean Prescription “Vegetables are the superfoods that help us all be the best that we can be, and the Nutrition Twins’ 10-day jump-start to health and weight loss helps get you there! Their delicious recipes mean you won’t have to fight your kids to eat veggies ever again.”—Steve Salvatore, MD, host of the nationally syndicated Dr. Steve Show “Even if you (or someone you know) doesn’t like to eat veggies, after reading this book you won’t be able to stop. With practical advice and easy recipes, the Nutrition Twins have written another winner.”—Keri Gans, MS, RDN, CDN, author of The Small Change Diet “Tammy and Lyssie not only review the science behind each vegetable’s power, they also provide simple tips on how to prepare them. With gorgeous photos throughout, this book will inspire you to prepare every vegetable you lay your eyes on. The recipes are simple and classy, perfect for a family or for a dinner for two.”—Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, nutrition expert, author of The Greek Yogurt Kitchen, and columnist for Today’s Dietitian magazine “The Nutrition Twins’ Veggie Cure provides the perfect solution for those who know they need to eat more vegetables but don’t know where to begin. Not only does it spell out why vegetables are powerful dietary assets, but it shows you how to prepare them in a way that makes them simply irresistible.”—Elisa Zied, MS, RDN, CDN, author of Younger Next Week