The Feel-Good Diet

Overview

No cravings. No stress. No fatigue.

Finally, a revolutionary weight-loss program that makes your brain happy as you lose weight.

Cheryle Hart, M.D., and Mary Kay Grossman, RD, have discovered that many popular diets deplete your brain's neurotransmitters, especially serotonin, which is crucial to well-being. This "yo-yo brain" effect zaps your willpower and leaves you irritable, depressed, and carbo-craved. Hart and Grossman's The Feel-Good ...

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Overview

No cravings. No stress. No fatigue.

Finally, a revolutionary weight-loss program that makes your brain happy as you lose weight.

Cheryle Hart, M.D., and Mary Kay Grossman, RD, have discovered that many popular diets deplete your brain's neurotransmitters, especially serotonin, which is crucial to well-being. This "yo-yo brain" effect zaps your willpower and leaves you irritable, depressed, and carbo-craved. Hart and Grossman's The Feel-Good Diet helps you eat to boost serotonin, battle "yo-yo brain," and finally win your war with your weight. You will lose weight, reduce stress . . . and feel good.

Learn how to:

  • Stop thinking about food so much
  • Eat smaller portions and feel less hungry
  • Stop craving the foods that "do you in"

Includes dozens of delightful new recipes, easy-to-follow meal plans, menu ideas for eating out, and life-enhancing "feel-good" tips for a healthier, happier, and thinner you!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071548496
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/28/2008
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 820,497
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Cheryle Hart, M.D., is board certified in bariatrics, the medical specialty of weight management, and in obstetrics/gynecology. She completed her specialty training at the Mayo Clinic and is now in private practice at the Women's Wellness Workshop in Spokane, Washington.

Mary Kay Grossman, RD, is the nutritional advisor of the Women's Wellness Workshop in Spokane. She speaks nationally on insulin resistance and diabetes nutrition.

Hart and Grossman are the authors of the bestselling The Insulin-Resistance Diet. To get a complimentary “Feel Good Diet Workshop” DVD, go to FeelGoodDiet.com, where you'll also learn the seven secrets to losing more fat.

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Table of Contents

Preface     V
Introduction     ix
What Happens to Your Brain Hormones When You Diet
Dieting to Lose ... Serotonin?     3
The Brain's Messengers: Neurotransmitters     9
Neurotransmitters That Affect Appetite     13
Do You Have a Neurotransmitter Deficiency? Why It Happens     21
Hormones That Affect Neurotransmitters     29
Insulin Resistance and Serotonin     49
The Feel-Good Weight-Loss Program
Feeling Good with Food     69
The Different Kinds of Dietary Fats     113
Two Weeks of Feel-Good Plan I Meals     121
Using Supplements to Help Boost Neurotransmitters     143
Increasing Your Metabolism: How Exercise and Body pH Balance Can Help     151
Increasing Neurotransmitters and Metabolism Through Exercise and Activity     175
The Feel-Good Weight-Loss Program: Putting It All Together     187
Recipes     199
Studies     239
Neurotransmitter Supplement Lozenges-CraniYums     251
References     253
Index     265
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