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Potatoes Not Prozac: A Natural Seven-Step Plan To: Control Your Cravings and Lose Weight Recognize How Foods Affect the Way You Feel Stabilby Kathleen Des Maisons
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Can't say no to fattening foods, alcohol or compulsive behaviors?
You're not lazy, self-indulgent or undisciplined; you may be one of the millions of people who are sugar sensitive. Many people who suffer from sugar sensitivity don't even know it; they continue to consume large quantities of sweets, breads, pasta or alcohol. These foods can trigger feelings of exhaustion and low self-esteem, yet their biochemical impact makes sugar-sensitive people crave them even more. This vicious cycle can continue for years, leaving sufferers overweight, fatigued, depressed and sometimes alcoholic.
Now there is a solution: in Potatoes Not Prozac Dr. Kathleen DesMaisons gives you the tools you need to overcome sugar dependency, with self-tests to determine your sugar sensitivity as well as an easy-to-follow, drug-free program with a customized diet high in protein and complex carbohydrates. Join the thousands of people who have successfully healed their addiction to sugar, lost weight and attained maximum health and well-being by using Dr. DesMaisons's innovative plan.
Through a simple, seven-step program, DesMaisons reveals how to counteract sugar's negative effects with a customized diet high in proteins and vegetables and low in starch and sugar. Charts.
Table of Contents
Foreword By Candace Pert, Ph.D.
Chapter 1 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Chapter 2 Are You Sugar Sensitive?
Chapter 3 It's Not Your Fault
Chapter 4 The Ups and Downs of Blood Sugar
Chapter 5 Brain Chemistry 101
Chapter 6 Getting Started
Chapter 7 Take Three Giant Steps
Chapter 8 Adjusting Your Carbohydrates
Chapter 9 Sugars and You
Chapter 10 Sticking with It
Chapter 11 So You Drink Coffee, Smoke and Stay Fat?
Chapter 12 Radiant Recovery
The Scientific Basis for Sugar Sensitivity
Detoxification from Alcohol
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