Synopses & Reviews
Cure Your Food Cravings Once and For All
If sweets and high-fat foods are sabotaging your efforts to lose weight and get healthy, Dr. Neal Barnard has the solution to conquering your food addictions. Backed up by scientific research, Breaking the Food Seduction explains that your biochemistry, not your lack of willpower, is the problem. Dr. Barnard reveals the simple dietary and lifestyle changes that can break the stubborn cycle of cravings and make you free to choose healthy and tasty foods that can help to you lose weight, lower cholesterol, and improve your overall health.
Featuring a 3-week kickstart plan and 100 delicious, satisfying recipes
"Dr. Neal Barnard is one of the most responsible and authoritative voices in American medicine today."
- Andrew Weil, M.D.
"Dr. Neal Barnard is a brilliant visionary, one of the leading pioneers in educating the public about the healing power of diet and nutrition."
- Dean Ornish, M.D., author of Eat More, Weigh Less
"Here at last is the book that shows why certain foods can be so addictive and exactly what to do about it."
- John J. Pippin, M.D., F.A.C.C., Director of Cardiovascular Medicine at The Cooper Clinic
"...must reading for anyone who eats - and wants to enjoy good health."
- Has A. Diehl, Dr.HSc., Director of the Coronary Health Improvement Project and Chairman of the Board of The Lifestyle Medicine Institure
"This book squarely addresses some of the most critical nutritional problems we face - not only what we should be eating, but also how we can free ourselves from the habits that have kept too many of us from enjoying better health."
- Henry Heimlich, M.D., The Heimlich Institute at Deaconess Hospital
The president and founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine explains the biochemistry behind food cravings.
About the Author
Neal Barnard, M.D.
, is the president and founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. His research has been published in Scientific American,
the American Journal of Cardiology
and other major journals. Dr. Barnard is the author of six previous books, including Foods that Fight Pain
and Food for Life
. A frequent lecturer appearing across the country and an adjunct professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine, he lives in Washington, D.C.