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Jim Karas is a Lifestyle Expert who combines a degree from the Wharton School of Business with over twenty-seven years of unparalleled success in helping people look and feel their very best.

Jim is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Business Plan for the Body, the New York Times bestsellers, The Cardio-Free DietThe 7-Day Energy Surge, The Petite Advantage Diet and Flip The Switch. His sixth book, The Ultimate Diet Revolution, will be published on December 30, 2014.

Jim has been the Fitness Contributor on ABC’s Good Morning America(he helped former co-host Diane Sawyer lose over 25 pounds), is frequently seen on The Dr. Oz Show and The View and for three years hosted Couch Potatoes on ABC News Now. Jim has served as a Contributing Editor for Good Housekeeping magazine and has written feature articles and been profiled in countless other national publications including Business Week, Time, Town & Country, Vogue and “O” The Oprah Magazine. 

Jim is a widely sought after as a keynote speaker for many of the world’s most prominent corporations and organizations such as Oprah’s O You, Kraft Foods, Fortune Brands, Speaking on Women’s Health, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Young and World Presidents’ Organization.

Jim has served as a Contributing Editor for Good Housekeeping magazine and has written feature articles for countless other national publications, including “O” The Oprah Magazine (he helped Editor-At Large and Oprah’s bff, Gayle King, lose 25 pounds) Jim and his team of trainers also continues to personally work with People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive,” Hugh Jackman, and with countless other celebrities, CEOs and Soccer Moms in Chicago and New York.

In addition, Jim is a widely sought after as a keynote speaker for many of the country’s most prominent corporations, trade associations, small businesses and special interest groups.

For more information, please visit www.jimkaras.com.