TITLE: “The Amen Solution: The Brain Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Keep It Off” (Crown Archetype; February; 384 pg.)
AUTHOR: Daniel G. Amen, MD; neuroscientist, psychiatrist, brain imaging expert and author of 25 books
PROGRAM: Determine individual brain type (compulsive overeater; impulsive overeater; impulsive-compulsive overeater; sad or emotional eater; anxious overeater) and use that profile to build the right plan. Nutritional and other strategies include lean proteins earlier in the day; low-glycemic index; high-fiber carbohydrates; healthy fats; brain supplements; journaling.
QUOTE: “Don’t let anyone tell you that calories don’t count. They absolutely do.”
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