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Publisher's Summary

Listen to Lose Weight Now and solve your weight problem easily, painlessly and permanently.

Based on the most successful stop-smoking method of all time, Lose Weight Now is a new, accessible form of the best-selling Easyway method.

Ideal for listening to in the car or whilst traveling, this audiobook makes it simpler than ever to lose weight.

"Your journey through Allen Carr's method will be a revelation in discovering how simple the answer to weight control can be.”
—Dr PM Bray MB, CHb, MRCGP

Includes a hypnotherapy session that will help you absorb the method and ensure that you're happy to remain a non-smoker.

©2013 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Ltd. (P)2013 Arcturus

Critic Reviews

"I was exhilarated by a new sense of freedom.” ( The Independent)
"It’s the only method that works. Thank you!” (Ruby Wax)
"A different approach. A stunning success." ( The Sun)
"His skill is in removing the psychological dependence." ( The Sunday Times)
"The Allen Carr method is totally unique." ( GQ Magazine)

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Slam dunk!

Another great book from Allen Carr! Can't believe I almost didn't buy it cause of the reviews. I wonder if people actually pay attention to what they are reading. This man's a genius when it comes to understanding human behavior. And, yes, I know his method works cause this is how I used to eat before I was brainwashed by society to eat junk.

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Some reviewers missed the point

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

The book emphasized over and over to forget about dieting and will power -- approaches that seldom work permanently -- and that you don't have to give up any particular food.Recommended if you want to change your *habits* and forget dieting. It's for a gradual change in your thinking about food. One does need an open mind, as the author stresses, and he stresses not to take anything he says by faith. It does not preclude eating any specific food but emphasizes healthy foods that you like, and has bookoo valuable information about how to help your body rather than throw obstacles in the way of its healthy functioning.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I looked forward to listening while walking and bought the written version after finishing the audio book so I could easily look up ideas and reference information going forward.

Any additional comments?

I'm not sure I agree with every single logical point but overall I think it's sound thinking and I found it liberating.

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Good reader great book

Allen Carr made me stop smoking and hopefully now lose some weight. His simple but uplifting words help remove your addiction to junk and bad food. The reader is also very good.

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everything the world has forgotten

I used the stop smoking now book a little over a year ago and haven't picked up a cigarette or even wanted one since I finished it. I came to this book because I am a little overweight and want to be healthier I trust the author and after reading it I am not disappointed. I've been trusting my instincts for 3 days now and already feel a hundred percent better I know this method is going to work a hundred percent.

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One of the best books on weight loss!!

The author presents his ideas in a clear, objective, enjoyable and effective way! It's impossible not to get excited about losing weight like this! Definitely worth reading!!

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excellent narration

If you listen to this audio book with an open mind and let the author's messages sink in and resonate within your mind, you will start seeing food in a new way. In particular, you will have an appreciation for foods which you have taken for granted all your life, which taste great and are actually are good to your body in ways you don't realize. More importantly, you will recognize "junk" foods for what they are (mixtures of sugars, salt and chemicals designed by corporations to hook you and extract money from your wallet) and instantly and almost magically, their appeal will vaporize. This is one of those rare books that can truly change your life for the better if you give it a meaningful chance. I have listened to this book several times over the last month since I first acqired it and without any concious effort have lost over 15 lbs, have more energy and focus than I've had in years, and I do not feel starved or deprived. Even better, I have not felt the discomfort and shame from over stuffing myself with junk foods.

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Easyway.

Easyway helped me to stop smoking for 6 years now. thx.
This book just not the same.

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Reasons to be vegan?

The book encourages you to become a vegan, basically. It states that you can eat anything that your body wants and then explains how your body wants mostly fruits, vegetables and cereals. It is not restricting you in any way, but makes you think twice when putting a burger in your mouth. Be prepared to think totally different about food. I recommend it.

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  • Marilyn
  • Joshua Tree, US, Canada
  • 11-01-16

Best book ever, and I have a ton

Allen Carr books are all I need
No kidding
No more guilt
No more wondering
A changed happy life

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Don't waste your time

I really enjoy Allen Carr, but this book was complete drivel. I'll save you the time and money by telling you his "Easy Way" consists of eating nothing but fruit, veggies, seeds and nuts. Yes, you will lose weight if that's all you eat. I didn't need a book to tell me that.

He leads you on the entire book by telling you you'll be able to lose weight by eating as much of your "favorite foods" as you want, but then drops the bomb at the end by trying to convince you that your favorite foods are the ones nature intended - i.e. fruit, veggies, nuts and seeds. No Allen, my favorite foods are pasta, donuts and cookies, but nice try.

Complete drivel.

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  • Nicola Green
  • 07-20-15

Great Book

So, I bought this book on the strength of successfully giving up smoking through the Allen Carr Easyway seminar in London. I read a lot of reviews, mostly of people on the fence with regards to the same method applied to food.

For me the book was really good. Coincidently, I gave up eating meat and most dairy products about two weeks before reading the book so Allen's belief of abstaining from meat and dairy really rang true for me. The book confirms what most of us already know in terms of eating foods that are provided by nature in their most natural state. His method of helping the reader to understand the negative brainwashing we've all been susceptible to is enlightening.

I would recommend this book to people who are open to different ideas and approaches to food, as well as those who realise that what society has taught, us along with the big food giants is what contributes directly to our unhealthy issues with food.

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  • Deano
  • 03-24-15

Brilliant

Changed my way of thinking about food. Allen Carr literally saved my life :-)

Easyway works for a host of issues!

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  • Virag
  • 08-30-17

Don't buy it if you ever had a biology lesson!

I don't know where to start. I appreciate the author's claimed results of helping millions to stop smoking, drinking, eating, etc. BUT this does not justify to write a book filled with complete and utter rubbish about how the digestive system works, how food is processed, why we gain weight. The two principles, "calories in calories out" and "only eat when hungry" make sense, but other than that, not much.
Some examples: describing chimpanzees as living on plants only, the nutritional values of water, especially "oxygenated", fat grows from the undigested leftovers in our intestines, that nobody has lactase enzyme once stopped breastfeeding, protein is digested by acid and carbohydrate by alkaline and if these mix they remain undigested.... countless statements with absolutely no research in physiology or biology. And this is the updated version! I am almost ashamed I bought it... shame because the principle of explaining to people how unhealthy junk food is is a good idea but the explanations are from a fairy tale.

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  • GIE
  • 09-28-15

Not what it appears!

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

If you want to be educated about food and the downside of dairy and meat, then this is the book for you. What he means when he says you can eat as much of your favourite food as you like, is that you have to swap the foods that put weight on you for salads fruit etc. Had the title been,'swap your cakes for fruit and veggies', you wouldn't have bought it right?

What three words best describe Richard Mitchley’s performance?

Mediocre, bland and monotonous

If this book were a film would you go see it?

No

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  • Sam
  • 03-09-18

Logical, easy to follow and effective

I first listened to this book four days ago, but so far I feel excited and energised about the changes I am making in my life as a result of listening. I feel slimmer and my skin looks clearer. The audio format is ideal for this book, as I can listen again and again whilst doing other things and the information will hopefully stay fresh in my mind. Advertisers will do their best to chip away at my resolve. They will keep bombarding me wherever I go, to try and make me buy products which will make me fat and ill. My response is to try and reverse their brainwashing with this book, as often as I can.
Other reviewers who called this book a rant in favour of veganism are, in my opinion, blinkered. Just because you
have always lived your life a certain way does not make that the right way, especially if you are overweight and not happy about it. Some change will have to happen if we are to reverse the trend toward obesity caused by the western diet, and Allen Carr offers a very effective solution. He suggests cutting out meat and dairy for health reasons but if you are desperate to continue eating them then there is freedom to do that. The problem is people want to lose weight magically, whilst still continuing to do what they have always done. We know the way we eat is wrong because it's killing millions. This is a healthy alternative which, if you embrace it, will get you where you want to be and keep you there. Open your mind :-)

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  • N.S
  • 07-04-17

Spoiler alert!

I'm afraid I'm really disappointed. Having been cured of my fear of flying by one of Allen Carrs books, I was really excited to try this one. Unfortunately at the beginning he tells you that you can eat as much of your favourite foods as you like....then brainwashes you into believing that fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds are your favourite foods. It does have some very interesting facts about a number of subjects so wasn't a total write off but I'm afraid hasn't worked for me.

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  • Charmaine
  • 03-06-15

Excellent

this is a brilliant and insightful book. it really helps change your view of food.

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  • t.grant
  • 02-25-16

Chapters missing

I recommend this book but very disappointed that the hypnosis section is not included, if choose the appropriate chapter it appears to be missing

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  • emily
  • 09-24-17

hypnosis audio they discuss is not part of this

very interesting but unfortunately the hypnosis audio that is discussed and a recommended part of the plan and that comes with the written book is not part of this

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  • lucinda davies
  • 11-03-16

only down side is no hypno CD with audio !

no hypno CD with audio book but there is with hard copy? why? makes sense to have included audio with audio?

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  • Glen Leithhead
  • 10-17-15

Thankyou

You continue to set me free! ....stopped smoking after many years enslaved and am now unshackling myself from another unhealthy enslavement....have also bought your get out of debt guide and can't wait to absorb that to continue my journey to total freedom with you and your unerring common sense at my side...cheers!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-17-17

Read this book if looking to change eating habits

Great read and topic for discussion. If followed, I believe you will definitely see results.Read and see for yourself. Definitely not a fad diet plan.

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  • Paul
  • 03-28-17

Not bad, worth a listen

I used Allen Carr's method to quit smoking and will be forever grateful so I had high expectations for this book to help inform me and stop me from over eating. It has definitely helped but I just didn't get as excited as when I quit smoking which is obviously much better anyway. I definitely recommend this book there is a lot of good information to help

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  • Kate
  • 07-23-15

influential

if you allow yourself to absorb the positive messages in this book you can truly change your eating habits once and for all. You don't have to become a vegetarian, however reducing meat and dairy and eliminating junk food will return weight loss results quickly. the short mention of not mixing the categories of food: proteins and starches is very important to relieve stomach stress.

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  • Aidan
  • 05-27-15

works

i dropped 6 kg without trying and i sure didn't stop eating meat i thought i was worth a listen, didn't get the cd with it via audible though

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  • Kellie Grealy
  • 04-17-15

Not for me

Good advice in here. Still feel like it was trying to turn me vegetarian though.

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  • Proud Mum
  • 12-01-15

I want my money back - worst book ever!!!!!

This book should have been called like "turning vegan is the answer for everything". This is the first book by Allen Carr that I've bought and I can guarantee you, it will be the last.

If I could give Overall and Story negative stars, I would have!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-10-18

Great book!

Love this narrator, love Allen Carr's books! They have opened my eyes and changed my life!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-14-18

Excellent book, well written and very practical

First time reading an Allen Carr book, so worth it. Interesting facts and comparisons, really loved that. Very practical method that anyone can start straight away. So pleased I picked this book 👍