Khaliah Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali, shares her success at
overcoming obesity through banding surgery--a minimally invasive,
reversible, and extremely effective choice for drastically
When Muhammad Ali's daughter Khaliah hit 325 pounds, she didn't
need to be told again that she was morbidly obese. A lifetime of
dieting, of starving, had not helped. Miserable, depressed, and
unable to walk up a flight of stairs without losing her breath, she
did not know which way to turn--until a friend pointed her toward a
new type of surgery called gastric banding. It is just as effective
as gastric bypass but with a fraction of potential complications.
With the band placed around her stomach and completely taking away
her hunger, Khaliah slimmed down to half her former size.
Khaliah wraps her story of weight loss in this memoir of what it
was like to grow up the daughter of one of the world's most famous
men, and teams up with her surgeons at the New York University
Medical Center to detail the lifetime of misery suffered by an
obese girl; the ins and outs of the banding operation; and the joy,
serenity, and health resulting from a solution that until now had
|Country of origin:
• George Fielding
• Christine Ren
• Lawrence Lindner
||202 x 140 x 17mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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