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Your food is fooling you : how your brain is hijacked by sugar, fat, and salt
Title:
Your food is fooling you : how your brain is hijacked by sugar, fat, and salt
ISBN:
9781596438316
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.
Physical Description:
183 p. ; 21 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
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
Summary:
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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