About the Author
Gwen Shamblin is a registered dietician with a master’s degree in food and nutrition, and was a full-time faculty member at the University of Memphis for five years. She worked as a nutritionist for the state health department and has focused her consulting practice in the area of weight control since 1980. In 1986 she founded the Weigh Down Workshop, Inc., which is now in all fifty states, Canada, and Europe. She and her husband, David, and her children, Michael and Michelle, live in Nashville, Tennessee.