In The end of overeating: taking control of the insatiable American appetite, David A. Kessler presents an engaging perspective of the obesity epidemic. About. The End of Overeating has ratings and reviews. Diane said: Loy Machedo’s Book Review – The End of Over-eating by David A. Kessler Ever since. Call me late to the game, this book came out last year, but I just read Dr. David Kessler’s The End of Overeating, Taking Control of the Insatiable.

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The food industry will say, “We’re just giving the consumers what they want.

The End of Overeating

If you overeat, stop but don’t ask how. Nov 08, Amanda rated it did not like it Shelves: I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to better understand kesxler obsessions and overeating, but with the warning that you’ll probably have to do a fair amount of skimming.

May 18, Mike rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: All-in-all, overezting good start for over-eaters who need to be more mindful of the mind games going on behind the scenes. The End of Overeating: Most of us know what it feels like to fall under the spell of food — when one slice of pizza turns into half a pie, or a handful of chips leads to an empty bag. Kvereating was more than halfway through the book before I noticed that it had been published by Rodale.

The first part of the book is a little dense since he talks about the principles of neuroscience and how people who overeat have a certain wiring in their brain that reinforces their overeating. Because that’s only going to increase the reward value of food and make it harder to stop. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. If you sought out this book because you want help with your overeating, it does have some useful advice, but it took a long time to get od.


It might for some.

So if you’ve set certain rules that you always follow, that helps cool down the stimulus. At times it seems Kessler doth protest too much – explaining the body’s physiological response to food. With potato skins, the potato is hollowed out and the skin is fried, thee provides a substantial surface area for fat pickup.

In fact, it’s a food carnival. If you really, really want to dig into cognitive ways to deal with an overeating problem you perceive that you have, overeafing I can say that I would recommend reading this book.

We spend trillions of dollars on health care and what we really need to do is change the way we allow companies to feel people garbage. You’ve written that lapses should be expected, and we shouldn’t give up just because we’ve slipped. Because the chapters generally overeatig pages it dqvid very quickly. The author outlines how restaurants and the food savid have capitalized on our biological urges for combinations of I think the title of this book is slightly misleading.

Kessler knows what he’s talking about, but sometimes he simplifies the science a bit too much for the audience and does not fully back up his conclusions and implications. David Kessler has written a fascinating account of the science of human appetite, as well as its exploitation by the food industry.

The end of overeating

Is this feature helpful? Nov 06, Kim rated it really liked it Shelves: Food and Drug Administration, wrote that he also struggles with overeating and controlling his weight. Listen to an interview Loading the player It goes down in a whoosh, because the food is so highly processed. Jan 09, Andrea rated it it was amazing Shelves: I know I had to really force myself to listen to the whole thing. Kessler did co-author a book on elder care.


He invokes dopamine and opioids as the key neurotransmitters mediating the rewiring of brain circuits. Then we pump them up with growth hormones and antibiotics. And that could be kesssler times a day, five times a day, whatever works for you.

The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite

Never Binge Again tm: Even if he has to say it a very large number of times. We get cued again every time we reach for and eat foods. It’s called “Food Rehab” and sets guidelines for how to change your thoughts about food. I normally laugh when I say it, but that is really how I feel. So we now know it’s not a question of willpower. They need to know that it can happen, because it can. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

I say this because the book contains may references to studies which show and prove the addictive-like qualities of these substances both singly and in combination. I do have junk food lapses but find I don’t like the taste want to enjoy the natural taste!

This book describes how the combination of sugar, fat and salt are layered together in foods that you wouldn’t even think of, and over time your brain is rewired such that, not only do you crave these types of food and choose them without even really thinking about it, but once you start eating them, the stimulus is self-reinforcing to the point that you just want more and more again, a lot like some drugs.