In The end of overeating: taking control of the insatiable American appetite, David A. Kessler presents an engaging perspective of the obesity epidemic. About. The End of Overeating has ratings and reviews. Diane said: Loy Machedo’s Book Review – The End of Over-eating by David A. Kessler Ever since. Call me late to the game, this book came out last year, but I just read Dr. David Kessler’s The End of Overeating, Taking Control of the Insatiable.

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The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite

My IQ scrore has halved from reading this. Part 4 is the first part that begins to discuss what I thought this book would be from the start. We’ll do it again and again.

Yhe know quite a lot about food, and I found what Kessler had to say extremely enlightening. I didn’t find the strategies for dealing section that compelling possibly because I just read The Power of Habit: Although well-written, I found it troublesome that much of what was offered from the multiple experts seemed tiny fragments of sentences, easily taken out of context.

You’ve written that lapses should be expected, and we shouldn’t give up just because we’ve slipped. Isn’t that the savid thing they tell alcoholics also: This book is not for people who want to learn about the causes of overeating; other people write about it more effectively.


So even though you’re a medical professional, you still got caught off guard. Such a good book! I am sure you would like to know some of the tips to counter-attack overeating. Even overeahing you were to order steamed chicken at a Chinese restaurant, there may be an accompanying sauce that minimizes the chicken’s health benefit.

Fat, sugar, and salt are increasingly being loaded and layered into our food. I felt this book had some good things to say about possible psychological triggers for overeating, and tools to use to overcome overesting. There was obereating problem filtering reviews right now.

The good news is, it’s possible to “rewire” your brain so the typical, unhealthy reactions you have that lead to overeating can begin to dissipate.

Kessler suggests that you set eating rules for yourself. This book probably only deserves two stars, but the ending was stronger than the beginning and I found myself liking the author. Also, adult weight continues to rise, and doesn’t plateau until much later.

See all customer ed. The food industry designs food for the bliss point. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. The End of Overeating uncovers the shocking facts about how we lost control over our eating habits—and how we can get it back. In the end, the most important thing is to change how you perceive food. Finally, he gives recommendations–and they sound like very good ones–for ways of lifting the spell that these foods hold over some people; and he concludes with concrete policy recommendations.


Videos About This Book. A wnd of things surprised me about this book: The book does an excellent breakdown of how the restaurant industry tries to hyper-stimulate appetite and how for some people willpower just doesn’t work. More than once, I wanted a particular chapter to continue with additional depth or details only to have it end.

Then, we find ourselves trapped in a cycle of cue-reaction-reward. If you are looking f This book is SO mis-titled. He lives in Northern California with his family.

David Kessler on The End of Overeating

Here is the summary of the Kf. I landed in San Francisco airport, and I started thinking about Chinese dumplings, even as the plane landed on the taxiway.

Set up a giveaway. He doesn’t have a step by step process but summarizes key ideas and ways to alter how you think about ocereating and view food that I found to be very helpful. Quotes from The End of Overea