The 4 Habits of Healthy Families by Amy Hendel

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41ESaEOie1L._SX328_BO1,204,203,200_A book has finally been written to address weight management and health in the family. The 4 Habits of Healthy Families will teach families of all shapes and sizes how to create meals that are healthy and enjoyable. Amy Hendel, lifestyle therapist and health expert, guides families through daily planning, preparation and proportion of food. But, what’s more, Amy has fought obesity herself and is also a busy, working mother. She brings personal credibility and expertise to an easy-to-follow and practical health guide.

The benefits of improving your family’s health don’t stop at a healthier, better-feeling family. As you practice Amy’s easy program, you’ll find your family gathering around the dining-room table more often and seeking out healthy activities to enjoy together. Health will become the platform for a stronger and more closely knit family.

In addition to invaluable sidebars and tips, The 4 Habits of Healthy Families is filled with easy and delicious recipes, sample grocery store lists and a plethora of other suggestions to minimize time and maximize output in the kitchen.

The 4 Habits of Healthy Families offers a generous amount of support from an author who has fought—and beat—obesity in her own family. Amy Hendel is showing the joys and advantages of making health a family affair.

(Originally published as Fat Families, Thin Families by BenBella Books in April 2008.)

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“Informative & inspirational book”

Five Star Review on Amazon By Funkinz

This book is an easy read, very practical and helps inspire me to provide healthy meals for my family. It also helps inspire me to get my family moving!

About the Author

Amy Hendel, R-PA, AAPA, is a family lifestyle therapist, registered physician assistant and well-known TV and radio personality, health expert, reporter, correspondent, producer and writer for a wide variety of television and radio health shows and health websites. She reaches millions of people through a broad spectrum of media outlets including guest spots on Today, Fox News, The 700 Club, The Early Show. As a spokesperson for several noted health campaigns including Nutrilite and the United Soybean Board, and as “Healthy Home” segment host on Housesmarts , she speaks to audiences throughout the country. Past host of PBS’ HealthZone and Westwood One’s Good Eating Good Living, she has also been a coach and mentor for, she currently she blogs for HealthCentral, and HealthCorps, Dr. Oz’s philanthropic organization that fights teen obesity nationwide. As CEO of, her weekly free newsletter, Amy’s Health Pearl, hits thousands of homes. Sign up at