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Your food is fooling you : how your brain is hijacked by sugar, fat, and salt / David A. Kessler ; adapted by Richie Chevat from The end of overeating.

Kessler, David A., 1951- (Author). Chevat, Richie. (Added Author). Kessler, David A., 1951- End of overeating. (Added Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch YA 613.2.c Kessler, David A. (Text) 78294000267000 YA Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library TEEN 613.2 KESSLER (Text) 39206020808588 Teen NF Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781596438316 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1596438312 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781596438484 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1596438487 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: 183 pages. ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sugar, fat, salt. What is overeating? -- America gained weight -- Eating and overeating -- Selling you sugar, fat, and salt -- Why diets are difficult -- Food that makes you want more -- Training your brain -- The food carnival -- Sugar, fat, and salt rewire your brain -- How the food industry targets you. A visit to Chili's -- Cinnabon: food you can't resist! -- Food as entertainment -- Never satisfied -- We don't know what we want -- It's all American food now -- Fake food -- Perfect food -- Getting you hooked -- Understanding overeating. The signs of overeating -- Trained to eat -- The overeating cycle -- How we get trapped -- Finding a way out -- Food rehab. Learning how to eat -- A new look at food -- Taking control -- You make the rules -- Planned eating -- Just-right eating -- Good eaters -- Your new life with food -- Q & A with Dr. Kessler.
Summary, etc.:
Argues that the combination of sugars, fats, and salts "hijacks" the human body's eating habits, creating a dangerous cycle of overeating, and promotes healthy eating habits and methods to avoid overeating.
Target Audience Note:
830L Lexile
Subject: Young adults.
Nutrition > Psychological aspects.
Obesity > United States > Prevention.
Health behavior > United States.

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