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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bob W. Greene  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1952 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey


-- Website -- http://www.thebestlife.com
-- Bob W. Greene on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bob+w.++greene


Illinois Connection

Bob Greene lived for several years in Chicago while aiding Oprah Winfrey with her weight loss program.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mr. Greene is a personal trainer, Consultant and a Writer. He is also a contributing wirter and editor for O:The Oprah Magazine.


Published Works

    Ten Steps to a Better Body and a Better Life, Hyperion, 1996Keep the Connection: Choices for a Better Body and a Healthier Life, Hyperion, 1999Get with the Program! Getting Real about Your Health, Weight and Emotional Well-Being, Simon & Schuster, 2002The Get with the Program! Guide to Good Eating, Simon & Schuster, 2003The Get with the Program! Guide to Fast Food and Family Restaurants, Simon & Schuster, 2004Bob Greene's Total Body Makeover, Simon & Schuster, 2005The Best Life Diet, Simon & Schuster, 2008The Best Life Guide to Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes, Simon & Schuster, 2009


Selected Titles At Your Library

Make the connection :
ISBN: 0786882980. OCLC Number:

Hyperion,. New York :. [1999?], ©1996.

The #1 national bestseller that helped millions to get fit for life--finally in paperback! Revealing her often heartbreaking, life-long struggle with excess weight, Oprah tells of her fortuitous meeting with Bob Greene, who helped her change her life by creating a diet and exercise program that worked for her. Color photos.

The get with the program! daily journal /
ISBN: 0743238346. OCLC Number:

Simon & Schuster,. New York :. ©2002.

The get with the program! Guide to good eating /
ISBN: 0743243102. OCLC Number:

Simon & Schuster,. New York, NY :. 2003.

Bob Greene's bestselling Get With the Program! showed hundreds of thousands of people how to make a habit of healthy living and fitness. Now, in The Get With the Program! Guide to Good Eating, Greene presents a blueprint for a lifetime of healthful eating, with detailed, easy-to-follow guidelines and 85 delicious recipes. Greene knows that you're not going to stick to an eating plan if you're bored or feeling deprived, so he's developed a program based on balance, moderation, flexibility, and variety. After you make the commitment to Get With the Program!, you'll discover the keys to boosting your metabolish. Next you'll take the four steps to healthy eating, making one change at a time: eating a nutritious breakfast, setting an eating cut-off time, redistributing your calories, and making healthful food choices. Greene shows you how to determine the perfect way to eat for your unique needs, how to stock a healthy kitchen, how to dine out enjoyably, and how to "cheat" without guilt. Finally, there are 85 easy-to-prepare recipes that are as full fo flavor as they are good for you. Try a Peaches and "Cream" Fresh Fruit Smoothie or some Buttermilk Bluebony Pancakes for breakfast. Salmon Burgers or Tomatoes Stuffed with Couscous, and Mint make a satisfying lunch, and how about Spinach Penne with Spicy Roasted Pepper Sauce or Baked Lemon Herb Halibut for dinner? Hungry for more? Satisfying soups, tasty side dishes (including luscious Mashed Potatoes), and tempting desserts, like airy Pavlova with Raspberry Sauce or Chocolate Almond Angel Food Cake, make healthful eating a pleasure. The Get With the Program! Guide to Good Eating is an effective and enjoyable approach to good health, good eating, and weight loss that you can trust.

The get with the program! :
ISBN: 0743256212. OCLC Number:

Simon & Schuster,. New York :. 2004.

Bob Greene provides the best healthy eating choices for popular fast food and family restaurants, including Applebee's, Wendy's, and Taco Bell to stay on his diet plan.

Bob Greene's total body makeover /
ISBN: 0743254058. OCLC Number:

Simon & Schuster,. New York :. ©2005.

Offers advice on how to achieve fitness through exercises and nutritional practices that can be used in conjunction with popular diet plans, in a guide that includes coverage of such topics as cardiovascular training and strength training.

The best life diet /
ISBN: 1416590234. OCLC Number:

Simon & Schuster Paperbacks,. New York :. 2009.

Explains how to lose weight permanently in a resource that complements dietary guidelines with dozens of nutritionally balanced recipes.

The best life guide to managing diabetes and pre-diabetes /
ISBN: 1416588388. OCLC Number:

Simon & Schuster,. New York :. 2009.

This comprehensive guide to managing diabetes from the author of "The Best Life Diet" includes a three-phase wellness program, meal plans, and recipes.


Speaking Engagements

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