Synopses & Reviews
The national bestseller that started the sugar-free revolution, fully revised and updated with the latest scientific information and success stories from readers.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;You're not lazy, self-indulgent, or undisciplined. Many people who suffer from sugar sensitivity don't even know itand#8212;and they continue to consume large quantities of sweets, breads, pasta, or alcohol. These foods can trigger exhaustion or low self-esteem, yet their biochemical impact makes those who are sugar sensitive crave them even more. This vicious cycle can continue for years, leaving sufferers overweight, fatigued, depressed, and sometimes alcoholic.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Dr. Kathleen DesMaisons came up with the solution and published it in her revolutionary book Potatoes Not Prozac. It gave you the tools needed to overcome sugar dependency, including self-tests and a step-by-step, drug-free program with a customizable diet designed to change your brain chemistry. But now, armed with a decade of further research and patient feedback, Dr. DesMaisons has improved her groundbreaking plan to make it even more effective and easier to follow. Join the thousands who have successfully healed their addiction to sugar, lost weight, and attained maximum health and well-being by using this updated, innovative plan.
Margot Silk ForrestThe Healing WomanCompassionate, clear, and backed by impressive scientific evidence....If you feel like you have tried everything, and addiction or compulsive behavior still colors whatever you do, give Potatoes Not Prozac
"I very much look forward to recommending the book to all those who I know without a doubt are suffering from sugar addiction and all its myriad consequences." andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; -- Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of andlt;iandgt;Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing andlt;/iandgt;
"If sugar were put on the market for the first time today, it would be difficult to get it past the FDA...andlt;iandgt;Potatoes Not Prozacandlt;/iandgt; contains important information for everyone from the sophisticated nutritionist to the individual just beginning." andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; -- Candace B. Pert, Ph.D., author of andlt;iandgt;Molecules of Emotion: Why You Feel the Way You Feelandlt;/iandgt;
In "Potatoes Not Prozac," Dr. DesMaisons gives readers the tools to overcome sugar dependency, with self-tests to determine ones sugar sensitivity as well as an easy-to-follow, drug-free program with a customized diet high in protein and complex carbohydrates.
About the Author
Kathleen DesMaisons, Ph.D., is President and CEO of Radiant Recovery, a revolutionary treatment program for alcoholism, drug addiction, depression and compulsive behavior. Her program has gained national attention due to its unparalleled 92 percent success rate with alcoholics and its innovative combination of medical and holistic approaches. Dr. DesMaisons lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Table of Contents
andlt;Bandgt;Contentsandlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Forewordandlt;/Bandgt; By Candace Pert, Ph.D.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 1andlt;/Bandgt; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hydeandlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 2andlt;/Bandgt; Are You Sugar Sensitive?andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 3andlt;/Bandgt; It's Not Your Faultandlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 4andlt;/Bandgt; The Ups and Downs of Blood Sugarandlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 5andlt;/Bandgt; Brain Chemistry 101andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 6andlt;/Bandgt; Getting Startedandlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 7andlt;/Bandgt; Take Three Giant Stepsandlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 8andlt;/Bandgt; Adjusting Your Carbohydratesandlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 9andlt;/Bandgt; Sugars and Youandlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 10andlt;/Bandgt; Sticking with Itandlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 11andlt;/Bandgt; So You Drink Coffee, Smoke and Stay Fat?andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Chapter 12andlt;/Bandgt; Radiant Recoveryandlt;BRandgt;Appendixesandlt;BRandgt;The Scientific Basis for Sugar Sensitivityandlt;BRandgt;Detoxification from Alcoholandlt;BRandgt;Glossaryandlt;BRandgt;Bibliographyandlt;BRandgt;Resourcesandlt;BRandgt;Index