A definitive self-help book on losing weight and living healthy

New Delhi, 13 May 2019: Penguin Random House India announces the acquisition of The Magic Weight-loss Pill—a self-help guide to weight loss and good health. Globally renowned holistic lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho and popular Indian actor and Yoga instructor (continuing training with Bharat Thakur, founder of Artistic Yoga) Anushka Shetty are the co-authors of this quintessential book on how to live well and lose weight. Published under the Ebury imprint, this book is due to release in XXX, 2019 and is already available for pre-order on e-commerce websites.

Keeping it real and accessible, the authors of The Magic Weight-loss Pill recommend over 60 amazing lifestyle changes that have helped thousands of people across the globe to not only lose weight and keep it off, but also prevent and heal disease. In this book, the authors suggest ways to achieve inexpensive, easy and fulfilling lifestyle alternatives to the readers to achieve a healthy mind and body.

Milee Ashwarya, Publisher, Ebury Publishing and Vintage Publishing, Penguin Random House India says, ‘The Magic Weight Loss Pill by Luke Coutinho and Anushka Shetty aims to enlighten and empower the readers to embrace good health through lifestyle changes. More than just tips and tricks to a better life, these are real, life changing and practical steps to a lifetime of good health. Luke and Anushka believe in a more holistic approach and have been working on the same as such they are the perfect authors to write this book and share their experiences. I am delighted to publish this book and I hope the book will be a catalyst in the lives of the readers.’

The Magic Weight-loss Pill is a definitive book on weight loss and good health, consolidating Luke’s expertise as a nutritionist and Anushka’s experiences as an actor. The book reveals the secret to good health which is good lifestyle led by effort, dedication and self-discipline.

Actor and co-author Anushka Shetty says, ‘This book is intented to bring an awareness about our bodies and enables us to question it. I am glad we got the chance to publish with Penguin who have been very supportive through out the process. The Magic Weight Loss Pill is Luke and my collective effort to show people how easy it can be to adopt a healthy lifestyle. This book will give many people opportunity to reset their lives and fill it with love, health and acceptance. Luke and I hope and pray that this book touches the lives of our readers in some way.’

Echoing Anushka’s comments, co-author Luke Coutinho says, ‘The desire to live a long and healthy life continues to evade many of us due to simple real life restrictions, resulting in a number of frustrated people desperate to lose weight. In my experience, which I also bring to The Magic Weight Loss Pill, I have been able to help thousands of people across the globe achieve healthy and sustainable weight loss. We have helped people jump the hurdles of daily living using simple, inexpensive yet powerful lifestyle changes. Anushka has been a strong partner through this book, which I hope helps thousands more to live and feel better.’



About Penguin Random House India

Penguin Random House India is the largest English language trade publisher in the subcontinent, publishing over 250 new titles every year and with an active backlist of over 3000 titles. With a strong fiction and non-fiction list, it publishes across every segment including biography, travel, business, politics, history, religion and philosophy, lifestyle, cookery, health and fitness, sports and leisure, visual books and children’s books. The children’s titles are published under the Puffin imprint.


Penguin Random House India’s illustrious list includes Booker Prize-winning novels and winners of virtually every major literary prize, including the Nobel Prize, the Magsaysay Award, the Jnanpith Award, the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Several of PRHI’s authors are also recipients of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s highest civilian honours.


Penguin Random House India is also the exclusive distribution partner for several leading local and international publishing houses in India and the sub-continent.

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