Let's start with simple math. How many excess pounds do you need to shed to achieve your ideal, healthy weight-10, 30, 100? Whatever your answer, multiply it by two. You now have the Maximum number of days it will take you to reach your goal, if you follow... Despite what you may believe, weight loss is not about fat grams, cholesterol, carbs, or calories. It's all about acid. According to Dr. Robert Young, renowned microbiologist and nutritionist, reaching your ideal weight is simply a matter of maintaining the delicate pH balance of the blood. In this latest entry in the successful pH Miracle series, Dr. Young and his wife, chef Shelley Redford Young, offer a simple 7-step lifestyle program to balance your body chemistry, change your shape, and slim down to your ideal body weight-naturally and permanently. Best of all, you'll be able to eliminate unnecessary fat cells forever. From the science behind the plan to the dietary do's and don'ts (along with recipes), a detailed exercise plan, and dozens of dramatic real-life before-and-after photos, this program lays the groundwork for long-term success. Discover: * How drinking the right water can help you lose weight * Why you should ignore the fat phobes and keep plenty of healthy oils in your diet * Which common foods make your body more alkaline-and which ones make it more acidic * How exercise can actually make you fat-unless you do it the right way * The benefits of having your blood analyzed at the microscopic level * How you can build lean muscle and maintain healthy bones without loading up on proteins and dairy ... and much more!