The End Of Overeating: Taking Control Of The Insatiable North American Appetite

April 28, 2009|
The End Of Overeating: Taking Control Of The Insatiable North American Appetite by David Kessler
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With engineers working around the clock to figure out how to add "irresistibility" and "whoosh" to food, and the ever-expanding choices (and portions) available to us, it''s no wonder we''ve become a culture on caloric overload. But with obesity rising at alarming rates, we''re in desperate need of dietary intervention.

In The End of Overeating, Dr. David A. Kessler, former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, takes an in-depth look at the ways in which we have been conditioned to overeat. Dr. Kessler presents a combination of fascinating anecdotes and newsworthy research - including interviews with physicians, psychologists, and neurologists - to understand how we became a culture addicted to the over-consumption of unhealthy foods. He also provides a controversial view inside the food industry, from popular processed food manufacturers to advertisers, chain restaurants, and fast food franchises. Kessler deconstructs the endless cycle of craving and consumption that the industry has created, and breaks down how our minds and bodies join in the conspiracy to make it all work. He concludes by offering us a common sense prescription for change, both in our selves and in our culture.
David A. Kessler, M.D., served as Commissioner of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Dr. Kessler, a pediatrician, has been the dean of the medical schools at Yale and the University of California, San Francisco. A graduate of Amherst College, the University of Chicago Law School, ...
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Title:The End Of Overeating: Taking Control Of The Insatiable North American Appetite
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:344 pages, 9.3 X 6.3 X 1.15 in
Shipping dimensions:344 pages, 9.3 X 6.3 X 1.15 in
Published:April 28, 2009
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9780771095535

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