Dr. Kim Foster

How Do French Women Stay So Slim?

Yesterday I uploaded my second YouTube video, in which I talk about a topic I love diving into: French Health Secrets! It seems that ever since visiting France again this summer, I’ve been thinking and writing about this subject… Read More

How To Stay Fit Like The French (without even trying)

I was in France this summer and it’s something I notice every time I’m there: the slimness of the French people. It’s really quite incredible. By now, I suspect we’re all familiar with the French Paradox. It’s the… Read More

The French Paradox Encore (Or, How to Eat Foie Gras and Still Lose Weight)

This was one of my very first posts…and since I happen to be in France right now on a family vacay I thought it a good time to re-run this favorite of mine: Wouldn’t it be fabulous to… Read More

Passport to Slim: Weight Loss Secrets from Around the World

North Americans may be many things, but one thing we’re not? Svelte. Not on average, anyway. And certainly not compared to the rest of the world. Are there things we could learn from our friends in other countries… Read More

Get Healthy With Olive Oil, Tomatoes, and Wine

I’ll admit it: I’m a little obsessed with Europe. In the past I’ve written about the French Paradox , and there’s a big part of me that would like to be reborn in this life as a French… Read More

7 Secrets of Portion Control

One of the best ways to lose or maintain weight is to become a portion-control pro. It’s one of the secrets of the French Paradox, and one of the reasons why a lot of women throughout the world (Europe… Read More

Happy Bastille Day!

In honor of the French National Day today, I thought I’d share some links about the French lifestyle and the French way of eating (um, and also because I’m a little obsessed with this topic): Health Lessons from the… Read More

How to Eat Foie Gras and Still Lose Weight

Wouldn’t it be fabulous to indulge in buttery croissants and triple crème brie, all while maintaining a size four silhouette and the blood pressure of a 25-year old?  The French enjoy a famously rich diet.  They shun exercise as… Read More