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LOCAL AUTHOR TO APPEAR ON ESPN2’s “COLD PIZZA” & FOX NEWS TELEVISION PROGRAMS

“The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet,” Heads To New York”

CHICAGO, Ill. – Feb. 17 – 1st Books announces that Bob Skilnik, author of The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach (ISBN: 1410733858), will be taking his beery approach to weight loss to ESPN2’s Cold Pizza morning show and FOX News. The programs will air March 2, 2004. Skilnik’s guide to low carbohydrate living is unique in its observance of a weight reduction program that includes the moderate consumption of both light and regular brewed beers. “Until this book, beer drinkers watching their carb intake were limited to light beers,” says author and beer expert Bob Skilnik. “This book is all about choice.” The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet features more than 350 beers and their carbohydrate counts from over 50 worldwide breweries, making this book a sound guide for both social drinkers and bar regulars to refer to when indecision hits in the liquor aisle.

More information about The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach can be found at 1st Books . The book can be ordered toll free from the publisher ($10.50) at 1-800-839-8640 or on Amazon or local bookstores ($12.50).

A freelance writer from the Chicago area, Skilnik has written for the Chicago Tribune, Collector Magazine, the American Breweriana Association’s Journal and the National Association of Breweriana Advertising’s Breweriana Collector. He is a certified brewer and an expert in beer, brewing history and breweriana collectibles. He is also a featured columnist in The Tap, a newspaper of Chicago bar and saloon culture. The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach is his third book.

ABOUT 1STBOOKS
1stBooks was founded in 1997 and has helped more than 13,000 people worldwide realize their dreams of becoming published authors.

Beer Author Says Wine Can Also Make The Pounds Melt Away

‘Carb Counts For Wine And Beer Now Available,’ Just in Time For New Year’s Resolutions

CHICAGO, IL – Jan. 5, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ — Low carb dieters vowing to lose weight can welcome in the New Year with the carbohydrate counts of wine and beer. Compiled by Bob Skilnik, author of “The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach” (ISBN: 1410733858), 1stBooks, the addition of over 275 wines with their carbohydrate counts, now available on the author’s website , compliments the information found in his book for beer drinkers and adds new hope for wine and beer drinkers practicing a controlled carbohydrate lifestyle.

“Knowing how many carbohydrates are in wine or beer is the key to weight loss,” says author Bob Skilnik. “It’s a numbers game. There’s literally a whole world of wines from popular priced to reserve bottlings that can be incorporated into The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet book. I predict that with this new information, dieting wine drinkers will also be joining beer drinkers in celebrating their weight loss in 2004.”

Skilnik’s website is offering the carbohydrate counts for popular beers, wines and liqueurs. “The enormous customer response from wine drinkers who bought the beer diet book told me that man does not live by beer alone,” notes the Chicago-based author.

More information about “The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach” can be found at 1st Books. The book can be ordered toll free from the publisher ($10.50) at 1-800-839-8640, or on Amazon.com, or local bookstores ($12.50).

About the Author
A freelance writer from the Chicago area, Skilnik has written for the Chicago Tribune, Collector Magazine, the American Breweriana Association’s Journal and the National Association of Breweriana Advertising’s Breweriana Collector. He is a certified brewer and an expert in beer, brewing history and breweriana collectibles. He is also a featured columnist in The Tap, a newspaper of Chicago bar and saloon culture. The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach is his third book.

1st Books Announces New Low Carb Diet Book to Include Regular Brewed Beer

CHICAGO, Dec. 01 /PRNewswire/ —

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ — 1st Books announces The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach by Bob Skilnik (ISBN: 1410733858). This guide to low carbohydrate living is unique in its observance of a weight reduction program that includes the moderate consumption of both light and regular brewed beers. The book features more than 350 beers and their carbohydrate counts from over 50 worldwide breweries, making this book a sound guide for both social drinkers and bar regulars to refer to when indecision hits in the liquor aisle.

“Until this book, beer drinkers watching their carb intake were limited to light beers,” says author and beer expert Bob Skilnik. “After all, nutritional information is only provided on light beers, mandated as such by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. My extensive research in writing The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet, however, proves that beer drinkers following a low carbohydrate regime can enjoy virtually all beers, from standard American pilsners to imports and even richer microbrewed beers.”

More information about The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach can be found at 1st Books . The book can be ordered toll free from the publisher ($10.50) at 1-800-839-8640 or on Amazon.com, or local bookstores ($12.50). A freelance writer from the Chicago area, Skilnik has written for the Chicago Tribune, Collector Magazine, the American Breweriana Association’s Journal and the National Association of Breweriana Advertising’s Breweriana Collector. He is a certified brewer and an expert in beer, brewing history and breweriana collectibles. He is also a featured columnist in The Tap, a newspaper of Chicago bar and saloon culture. The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach ( ) is his third book.

ABOUT 1ST BOOKS

1stBooks was founded in 1997 and has helped more than 13,000 people worldwide realize their dreams of becoming published authors.

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