Synopses & Reviews
Finally, a solution for the 138 million Americans who are overweight and obese. Bestselling author and psychotherapist Anne Katherine – herself a recovering overeater who specializes in treating appetite disorders and food addictions – leads the reader step by step through a process that will make her ready and able to diet successfully. The book teaches her about the chemistry behind appetite, hunger, fullness, and satiety, and gives her focused activities to decrease her appetite and increase her satiety. Working from the reality that most overeaters use food as a comfort drug, Anne gradually shows the reader how to acquire comfort from other, healthier sources.
At the same time, the book provides practical tools to help the reader analyze her own body chemistry. She will ultimately use this information to choose the diet that will best fit her.
In How to Make Almost any Diet Work, Anne Katherine offers news to millions of Americans struggling to lose weight: Your willpower doesn't stand a chance against your body's biochemistry. Dieting sets you up for repeated failure until you address the underlying biochemistry triggering disordered appetite. Using How to Make Almost Any Diet Work as your guide, you will discover the degree to which your eating is chemically driven, and you will develop a personal plan for consuming normal amounts of food at appropriate intervals--a plan for life. Here is real hope backed by the latest research in brain and body chemistry.
About the Author
Anne Katherine has been a therapist for more than 30 years and has specialized in treating food addiction and binge eating since 1985. She regularly leads workshops, retreats, and conferences, and appears frequently on the radio. She is the author of the best-selling Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin, Where to Draw the Line, Anatomy of A food Addiction, and her most recent book, When Misery is Company.