Mindless eating : why we eat more than we think

Wansink, Brian, author
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  • Creator by Brian Wansink
  • Format Books
  • Publication Bantam trade paperback edition. New York : Bantam Books, 2007. ©2006
  • Physical Details
    • x, 292 pages : illustrations, charts, facs. ; 21 cm
  • ISBNs 9780553384482, 0553384481
  • OCLC ocn166330644

Summary

  • A food psychologist identifies hidden factors, motivations, and cues that cause overeating and offers practical solutions to help avoid these hidden traps and enjoy food without putting on excess pounds.

Notes

  • Originally published: Bantam, 2006.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-281) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : The science of snacking -- The mindless margin -- The forgotten food -- Surveying the tablescape -- The hidden persuaders around us -- Mindless eating scripts -- The name game -- In the mood for comfort food -- Nutritional gatekeepers -- Fast-food fever -- Mindlessly eating better -- Appendix A : Comparing popular diets -- Appendix B : Your diet danger zones -- Paperback postscript : Frequently asked questions
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