The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite
2009 non-fiction book by David A. Kessler, MD
About this Book With engineers working around the clock to figure out how to add "irresistibility" and "whoosh" to food, and the ever-expanding choices (and portions) available to us, it's no wonder we've … see full wiki
This book attempts to answer the question of why we have become a society that is quite literally eating itself to death. Kessler, a former commissioner for the FDA, exposes the secrets of the food industry and shares some unique insights into the minds of overeaters as they indulge in unhealthy behaviors. I think it would really change my experience with this book if I was actually an overeater, but I did find it interesting to read the author's thoughts on the differences between the way an overeater … more
""Everything that has made us successful as a company is the problem." Such was a response of a member of the audience to author David A. Kessler M.D.'s presentation to a group of food industry executives about the growing problem of obesity in the United States and in affluent nations all over the world . In "The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite" David Kessler strips away the mystery surrounding … more
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