Your food is fooling you : how your brain is hijacked by sugar, fat, and salt

Your food is fooling you : how your brain is hijacked by sugar, fat, and salt

Kessler, David A., 1951-


1st ed.

Publication Information
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.

Physical Description
183 p. ; 21 cm.

General Note
Includes index.

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 -- 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 -- overeating cycle -- How we get trapped -- Finding a way out -- Food rehab. Learning how to eat -- 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.

Reading Level
830 L Lexile

Subject Term
Nutrition -- Psychological aspects.
Obesity -- United States -- Prevention.
Health behavior -- United States.

Added Author
Chevat, Richie.
Kessler, David A., 1951- End of overeating.

Local Subject
Teen nonfiction collection.

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.

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Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Book613.2 KES11Nonfiction Collection
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