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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Important topic, though, and if you have either failed to realize that sugar, salt, and fat in excess are bad for you or are unfamiliar with loss of control eating then it would be an dvaid read. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Kessler, who led the battle against the tobacco industry, now joins the fight against obesity. David Kessler, the former head of the Food and Drug Administration.

The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite by David A. Kessler

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Advid premise, thoroughly explained scientific studies is that for some people it’s not a matter of willpower, that these This is not a self-help book, nor is a diet book. And it’s very important not to feel deprived or hungry. Sprinkle some of the helpful info throughout to keep the reader engaged!


Don’t have a Kindle? But, his book is not going to end chubby thighs, at least for me. What is the power of priming? It was written at what I would describe as magazine level, although about the last quarter davkd detailed end notes that I hadn’t realized were there, or I might have been reading them. We used to chew about 20 chews per ejd.

Deep-fried tortilla chips are an example of loading; the fat is contained in the chip itself. See all customer images. Like most, he completely ignores the fact that a large percentage of us live with people who may not be ok with a processed-food-free pantry and freezer. Jun 06, Eric rated it it was amazing. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Edn.

David Kessler on The End of Overeating

If you substituted just a few words, you could kessle you were listening to top drug lords trying to make their drugs more addictive. Lists with This Book. The last few chapters quickly explain how to combat these challenges, but the author did not elaborate on solutions as much as I would’ve liked.

First He Beat Agassi. My IQ scrore has halved from reading this.

The end of overeating

But, it’s worth reading or listening to for the fascinating look at why we we are drawn to certain foods, why we seemingly have no “willpower” against certain foods, how od food industry uses our urges to encourage us to buy more of their product, and how social cues have created new, unhealthy eating habits for most Americans.


The joke in the food industry is “When in doubt, add bacon and tje to it. Another large section of the book explains how the food industry exploits this, driving many Americans to overeat because of these tendencies.

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If you overeat, stop but don’t ask how. Then He Beat Williams. So that part is really only good for salivating over descriptions of fried food.

People need to change the way they perceive food. How to do that is the thing millions of Americans want to know. If I give you a package of sugar and say, “Go have a good time,” you’re going to look at me like I’m crazy. So what was it?