Dr Arthur Agatston is a preventative cardiologist and an associate professor of medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He has become a trusted authority in the diet and health marketplace and is the author of bestselling books, including the million copy bestseller, The South Beach Diet. He developed this scientifically-proven eating programme to improve the health of his overweight heart patients. He is also the author of The South Beach Heart Program. He lives in Miami, Florida.