The Shoe Diet, by Isabelle R. Shaw, is about using shoes as a motivation for eating better.
At first I thought this was a spoof or satire - but apparently not.
“Food and shoes. Who would’ve thought the two were related? A clever, neurobiological explanation that gives a new meaning to the term ‘head over heels’!”
—Dr. Anne Germain, Clinical Psychologist, University of Pittsburg Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Essentially, the plan is about keeping an extensive food journal. By examining the food journal, one can pinpoint unhealthy habits, and emotional eating issues. The concept of shoes relates to rewards-based motivation.