Breaking the Food Seduction
Whether you’re drawn to chocolate, cookies, potato chips, cheese, or burgers and fries, we all have foods we can’t seem to resist—foods that sabotage our best efforts to lose weight and improve our health.
These foods are winning the battle—but that’s because we’re fighting it in the wrong place. As physician and leading health researcher Dr. Neal Barnard explains in this groundbreaking book, banishing these cravings is not a question of willpower or psychology—it’s a matter of biochemistry.
Based on the author’s research and that of other leading investigators at major universities, Breaking the Food Seduction reveals the diet and lifestyle changes that can break these stubborn craving cycles. Using everyday examples, questionnaires, and practical tips, the book delivers:
Fascinating new insights into the chemical reasons behind your cravings
Seven simple steps to break craving cycles and tame your appetite
Important advice for kids’ sugar cravings and how to halt them
A three-week kickstart plan
One hundred delicious, satisfying recipes that help your body break the spell of problem foods and put you on the path to weight loss, better health, and greater well-being.
This accessible and practical book is essential reading for anyone who wants to lose weight, lower cholesterol, feel more energetic, and get control of their health once and for all.
“Dr. Neal Barnard is a brilliant visionary, one of the leading pioneers in educating the public about the healing power of diet and nutrition.”
—Dean Ornish, M.D., author of Eat More, Weight Less
“Here at last is the book that shows why certain foods can be so addictive and exactly what to do about it. Its medically sound guidelines, sample menus, and wonderful recipes will help you defeat your food addictions and improve your health—and let you regain control of your life.”
—John J. Pippin, M.D., F.A.C.C., Director of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cooper Clinic