Media Room Testimonials


“A remarkable book about the remarkable person inside each of us. Whenever you decide to take charge of the rest of your life, Carole Carson will be waiting to show you the way.”

            Henry S. Lodge, MD, coauthor of the New York Times Best Seller
            Younger Next Year and Younger Next Year for Women

“I know all too well the pain and suffering associated with being seriously overweight. Unfortunately, it’s something that way too many people struggle with. The solution is that each of us must take the first step on the sacred journey to fitness. Each of us must find the pathway to health and wellness that matches our own unique lifestyle. From Fat to Fit, which inspires and informs, will give you the inspiration and courage to begin. And begin we must—while we still can.”

            Nicholas “Dr. Nick” Yphantides, MD, author, My Big Fat Greek Diet

“An inspiring story of a personal transformation that spread to an entire community. It shows that weight loss doesn’t have to be a solitary activity and can actually be fun when others are involved. From Fat to Fit offers a blueprint for other towns to follow.”

            Edward Abramson, PhD, author, Body Intelligence

“Carole shows the power of one person to transform a community. Her personal story inspired thousands of others to take action and get healthy, and this book shows how you too can be a catalyst for change in yourself and your community.”

            Nedra Kline Weinreich, President, Weinreich Communications, Social Marketing

“Carole Carson not only walks her talk and puts her smart calorie count where her mouth is, she is the Pied Piper of fitness, leading an entire town on the road to health.”

            Mel Walsh, author, Hot Granny

“This program proves that fun and friendship, values so integral to the Red Hat Society (a women’s social organization) can also provide invaluable support in the pursuit of physical fitness.”

            Sue Ellen Cooper, founder, Red Hat Society

“Carole Carson brilliantly shows us that with intention, structure, and committed action, anything is possible; she invites us to declare our dreams and bring them into reality. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in creating lasting health.”

            Maxine Barish-Wreden, MD, and Kay Judge, MD, Co-Medical Directors
             Sutter Heart Institute, Women’s Heart Advantage

“As we all unfortunately realize, the majority of Americans are overweight, and the future medical and financial implications are staggering. The solution: each of us must take personal responsibility for maintaining our health and fitness. In a lighthearted way, this book shows readers how this critical goal can be accomplished as individuals and as a community.”

            Rick Keene, California State Assemblyman

From Fat to Fit is a must-read for anyone who works with families and children. Parents can experience the joy of helping their whole family live longer, healthier, and happier lives. This fun-filled and easy-to-read book shows us how.”

            Mardie Caldwell, COAP, founder, Lifetime Adoption; author,
            award-winning book; and talk show host

“We are increasingly aware of the impact of lifestyle choices on long-term well-being. Through better eating and regular exercise, individuals can improve their cardiovascular health. This book inspires readers to take their first steps in this direction.”

            John A. Mallery, MD, Cardiologist

“Thank you for sharing this wonderful achievement in From Fat to Fit. This fabulous piece of work will inspire many of the citizens of our state.”

            Durand “Rudy” Macklin, Director, Bureau of Minority Health, State of Louisiana

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