Ian K. Smith, M.D. is the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Shred, The 4 Day Diet, The Fat Smash Diet and Extreme Fat Smash Diet. He is a co-host of the television show The Doctors, a medical contributor to The Rachael Ray Show and host of the nationally syndicated radio show HealthWatch. Dr. Smith is the founder of two major national health initiatives - the 50 Million Pound Challenge and the Makeover Mile - that have helped millions of people lose weight and improve their health. A graduate of Harvard, Columbia, and the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. Smith was appointed to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition in 2010.
Shredder Nation speaks: "I had no idea how much my life would change in only a month. With "Shred" I'm down a total of 27 lbs. At my age and metabolism, it's a miracle. I am a SHREDDER for life." --Beverly "Week 2 day 3. Lots of energy. Down 5 pounds already!"--Maggie "Got my measurements taken today and I was down 1/4 inch in all areas, even my trouble spot arms! Body fat percentage was slightly down too."--Nicole"I started Shredding twenty days ago. I've lost a total of 10 lbs. I don't miss all the junk food and fast foods I used to eat. I'm never hungry on the "Shre"d diet. This is the lifestyle change I truly needed."--Karen