After decades of studies telling us what to eat – which has only led to a greater proportion of our population obese – there is finally an answer for the millions of people who are overweight, and who have continued to gain weight even as the amount of information about diet and nutrition has proliferated. “Once we understand why we eat, the rest is easy.”
It is the euphoric feeling that comes from the feel good hormones: endorphins, Oxytocin, serotonin and dopamine) that we crave. Why We Eat and why we keep eating: the path to food independence tells us, for the first time, why we choose the foods we do and what alternatives there are to those foods. “Dependence on food as a source of satisfaction is a thing of the past.”
Why We Eat and why we keep eating: the path to food independence explains precisely why we eat what we eat. In addition, it provides specific, workable regimes on how to combat obsessive eating. The book does not simply tell its readers to eat less red meat, eat more vegetables, and exercise more. It provides real options – ones that readers can integrate into their lives seamlessly and immediately. Why We Eat and why we keep eating: the path to food independence offers a depth and diversity of choices to its readers. Any program that attempts to be successful must begin not from where the writer is, but from where the reader is!