cover image Eat Right 4 Your Type

Eat Right 4 Your Type

Peter J. D'Adamo. Putnam, $24.95 (392pp) ISBN 978-0-399-14255-0

Cheri Erdman (Nothing to Lose: Sane Living in a Larger Body) offers emotional support to large women with Live Large! Ideas, Affirmations, and Actions for Sane Living in a Larger Body, a collection of 140 meditations promoting a positive image and a celebration of one's size. Each page begins with a ""Big Idea"" (for empowerment) then ""Fleshes It Out"" (with an affirmation) and a ""Size-Wise Action"" (a specific task). Erdman, a psychotherapist, offers support and encouragement for women struggling to find a way to live with the bodies they have. (Harper San Francisco, $11 160p ISBN 0-06-251345-1; Jan.)