Deborah Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and nutritionist who writes children’s books and adult novels. She has been a regular contributor to The New York Times (including four years as the Sunday New York Times Magazine beauty columnist), and a home design columnist for Long Island Newsday. Her health, fitness, beauty, travel, and feature stories have appeared widely in many other newspapers and national magazines including New York’s Daily News, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Self, and Vogue. She lives in Houston, Texas.
Her previous novels include Fat Chance and What Men Want. Fat Camp is her first young adult novel.