Charles Stuart Platkin

Charles Stuart Platkin, J.D., M.P.H., is one of the country's leading public health advocates, whose syndicated nutrition and fitness column,"The Diet Detective," appears in more than 165 daily newspapers across the country. He is also the founder of, an online health and fitness network. Platkin is the author of Breaking the Pattern, Breaking the Fat Pattern, and Lighten Up.

Books by this Author

The Diet Detective's Calorie Bargain Bible
The Diet Detective's Count Down