img src="images/03_01socialnetworkdiet.png" border="0" align="left" />The Social Network Diet is a new diet book by Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., a leading nutrition, physical activity, and health researcher and New York Times best selling author.

Dr. Nelson discusses how our social networks have a profound influence -- either positive or negative -- on our body weight and physical activity levels.   She details studies in which individuals who reported a strong social influence lost the most weight.

Source about The Social Network Diet:  HuffingtonPost.com.