Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink, Ph.D.

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think

byBrian Wansink, Ph.D.

Kobo ebook | December 19, 2006

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This book will literally change the way you think about your next meal. Food psychologist Brian Wansink revolutionizes our awareness of how much, what, and why we’re eating—often without realizing it. His findings will astound you.
 
• Can the size of your plate really influence your appetite?
• Why do you eat more when you dine with friends?
• What “hidden persuaders” are used by restaurants and supermarkets to get us to overeat?
• How does music or the color of the room influence how much—and how fast—we eat?
• How can we “mindlessly” lose—instead of gain—up to twenty pounds in the coming year?
 
Starting today, you can make more mindful, enjoyable, and healthy choices at the dinner table, in the supermarket, at the office—wherever you satisfy your appetite.
Title:Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We ThinkFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 19, 2006Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0553904035

ISBN - 13:9780553904031

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tips, lots of food for thought, pun totally intended.
Date published: 2017-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Points This was recommended to me by my coach and it's taken me way too long to actually take her up on the recommendation. What a great book! Certainly gives great perspective. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2015-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Interesting and entertaining!! I love the way this book is written; it is easy and enjoyable to read, while also being packed full of helpful tips for developing a better diet. All the information shared in it is supported by very creative studies that are fun to read about. I couldn't put it down!
Date published: 2013-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mindlessly Eating to Mindlessly Loose Weight I don't diet, but I do plan on using the tips in this book to help me loose weight. Nothing to severe, just ordering a smaller bag of popcorn, or buying a smaller bag of chips so that when I eat it, I won't eat more then I really need to. This book talks about making small changes in your every day dietary habits to cut 100-200 calories a day - something your body won't even notice is gone - to eventually loose 10 - 30 pounds a year, without even really realising it. It talks about certain cues that cause us to eat more, like serving size, environment, the people around us, and how we can make subtle changes so that these cues cause us to eat less. A very easy read, and very interesting. I recommend this to everyone, but especially those who always struggle with their weight.
Date published: 2008-02-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lots of Evidence for Mindless Eating Entertaining read about studies that show we don't pay attention to food cues (lighting ,the presence of other people, our beliefs). There are some good tips for being more mindful.
Date published: 2008-01-19