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Your Food Is Fooling You: How Your Brain Is Hijacked by Sugar, Fat, and Salt (Paperback)

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    Teen edition of the New York Times bestseller, The End of Overeating
    Former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration David Kessler, M.D., argues forcefully that our brain chemistry is bein......more

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Teen edition of the New York Times bestseller, The End of Overeating
Former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration David Kessler, M.D., argues forcefully that our brain chemistry is being hijacked by the food we eat: that by consuming stimulating combinations of sugar, fat, and salt, we're conditioning our bodies to crave more sugar, fat, and saltóand consigning ourselves to a vicious cycle of overeating. Adapted from the adult trade bestseller The End of Overeating, Your Food Is Fooling You is concise and direct and delivers the same message, many of the fascinating case studies, and the same advice for breaking bad eating habits in a voice and format that's accessible, positive, and affirming for teenagers. Young people are at most risk of forming bad eating habitsóbut they're also highly aware of body image and highly responsive to positive messages about health and diet. Your Food Is Fooling You is a readable, authoritative, and entertaining call to action by one of our nation's leading public health figures.

David Kessler, M.D., served as commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration under presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He is a pediatrician and has been the dean of the medical schools at Yale and the University of California, San Francisco. A graduate of Amherst College, the University of Chicago Law School, and the Harvard Medical School, he is the father of two and lives with his wife in California.

Author:
Kessler, David A.
Genre:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Health & Daily Living / Diet & Nutrition
Audience:
Young adult
Edition:
1
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
183
Language:
English
Publisher:
Roaring Brook
Publish Date:
12/24/2012
Copyright Year:
2013
ISBN:
9781596438316
Height:
8.25 in
Wdth:
5.5 in
Thickness:
0.5 in
Unit weight:
0.4 lb
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