Monthly Archives: November 2010
If I had my way, everyone I know would read David Kessler’s, “The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite.” It has changed the way I eat, taste, and think about food. Processed American food has become irresistible. It doesn’t matter how recently you ate or how many calories you consumed — a winning combination of sugar, fat, and salt is hard, often impossible, to pass up. The appeal of 21st-century food extends beyond humans. Nutrition scientists have conducted a number of clever studies in which animals were just as prone as us to overindulge.