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Fascinating ... an exploration of us New York Times Disturbing, thought-provoking, and important Anthony Bourdain, author of 'Kitchen Confidential' No ordinary diet book New Scientist The End of Overeating is an invaluable contribution to the national conversation about the catastrophe that is the modern American diet Michael Pollan, author of In Defense of Food
David A. Kessler, MD, served as commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration. He is a paediatrician and has been the dean of the medical schools at Yale and the University of California, San Francisco. Under his direction, the FDA announced a number of new programs, including the following: the regulation of the marketing and sale of tobacco products to children; nutrition labelling for food and preventive controls to improve food safety. The recipient of many honours for his work in public health, in April 2008 Dr Kessler was named the '2008 National Hero' by the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley 'for his leadership as the nation's top drug regulator and his courage in challenging the US tobacco industry'.See all Product Description
pretty interesting book with lots of evidence based research written in an easy to read format. if you are at all interested in why general eating habits are different now than 20... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Silenthunder
Advice that works in the real world to avoid the seduction of food. I too hope the world changes in the future. Read morePublished 17 months ago by krista patterson
I thought this was going to be a self help book. It is not!
But it is a very interesting read!
Loaned my copy and didn't get it back so had to buy myself another! Excellent resource regarding what is wrong with our diet and how food companies capitalize on how our bodies... Read morePublished on July 14 2013 by Jennifer Hopeson
Very informative got half way through a borrowed book then decided i would just buy a copy so i could share the info with my childrenPublished on June 10 2012 by comedown2earth
Although the book is interesting, it isn't going to change the eating habits of North America. Unfortunately. Read morePublished on Feb. 28 2010 by Susanne Posteraro
David Kessler knows what he is talking about. His credentials are very strong. In addition to a stellar academic background he has run a teaching hospital and served as a... Read morePublished on Jan. 16 2010 by Bart Breen
There isn't much in this book that hasn't appeared somewhere before in top-rated nutritional periodicals. Read morePublished on Nov. 19 2009 by Ian Gordon Malcomson
Now and then a subject will catch my attention and I will read everything I can about it. The subject du jour is the food industry and eating. Read morePublished on Aug. 30 2009 by Princess Lucy