Breaking the Food Seduction: The Hidden Reasons Behind Food Cravings---And 7 Steps to End Them Naturally
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 dietar ...more
For me, it all comes down to oatmeal.
But first you have the name of the book: Breaking the Food Seduction. It sounds a little goofy at first, like a cover blurb on a checkout stand magazine. But Dr. Barnard has a real point: the reason it's so hard to resist, say, chocolate, or cheese, or (for me) that doughnut, has nothing to do with willpower. It's chemistry. We literally become "addicted" to the physical effects of components of these foods, and that leads us to crave them. It's nothing like...more
So now I'm going to take on some of these menu suggestions to free myself fro ...more
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It lays out the fundamentals of why Chocolate and Cheese and other foods are so addicting and hard to stay away from. He also tells you exactly how you can get away from them.
My biggest take away was that is changed my perception of animal products and why there is so much misinformation out there about them.
There are huge government lobbies for the Meat, cheese, sugar and chocolate industry in Washington.
Also, by reading the book, there is a plethora of good in ...more
Breaking the Food Seduction reads very much like a prequel to Kick Starter. It gives you the context to what shapes his phi ...more
This book has parts that absolutely resonate with me. I can manage to eat a huge bowl of oatmeal for breakfast, salad and beans and fruit for lunch, salad and beans and fruit for dinner without a problem - but when the sugar comes calling (in the form of cake, cookies and pie of course), I answer right away! This book offers valuable suggestions for bre ...more
It's about time for us to change our habits and most of all be responsible for the way we feed our children.
I won't say I will give up on my chocolate at all...that's my addiction...but red meat,dairies and all that white junk we think it's good (white rice,sugar,flour,etc.)I'm definitely making the effort to give up !!
Resistance is not futile. Barnard demystifies the connection between food and cravings.
These suggestions work!!