The new and improved Sarah Palin has a new hairstyle and is sporting some major weight loss, but that’s not all that’s under her much smaller belt. The former controversial VP candidate is penning a fitness book.

According to People magazine, the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate is working with her family on a fitness book.

"Our family is writing a book on fitness and self-discipline focusing on where we get our energy and balance as we still eat our beloved homemade comfort foods!" Palin, 48, told People Tuesday.

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"We promise you what we do works and allows a fulfilling quality of life and sustenance anyone can enjoy," she said about “our unique and motivating book.” 

Palin’s family is best known for treating guests to a plethora of seemingly unhealthy foods like “moose chili,” “moose cheese dogs” and a variety of pies from chocolate cream to pecan.

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People magazine did not disclose whether or not she already had a contract for the book or when – or even if -- the book will be published.

News of Palin’s book comes days after photos of Palin, looking very thin and sporting a new hair ‘do, surfaced. Palin is seen in the photos snapped on Oct. 7 looking extra thin in skinny jeans, a black off the shoulder t-shirt and platform wedges. Walking in Los Angeles, Palin also debuted a longer hairstyle complete with highlights. In addition to the weight loss and the new hair, Palin clearly has a new makeup regimen, as she was seen rocking a pale, frosted pink lip.