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How to Retrain Your Appetite

by Dr. Helen McCarthy

Cookery, Food and Drink Debut Books of the Month Mind & Body - books to help you be better

LoveReading View on How to Retrain Your Appetite

How to Retrain Your Appetite provides a ‘no nonsense’ approach to weight loss, based on science and psychology.

Most diet books concentrate on what you should and shouldn’t eat and are filled with recipes and meal plans. How to Retrain Your Appetite takes a very different approach. This book isn’t about denying yourself the foods you love but concentrates on controlling your appetite, so you learn to eat only when you’re hungry and savour every mouthful. The science is explained simply and clearly, with plenty of self-help tips, real-life case studies and checklists, creating an interactive, practical workbook.

This book isn’t a quick fix solution. It takes time to ditch unhelpful eating habits that have become a natural part of your daily life. Instead, it’s a book to read slowly, one step at a time, identifying your current habits, exploring why you eat when you’re not hungry and working out how to change your eating routine. This is also a book to read again and again, digesting the information until it becomes a natural part of your day.

How to Retrain Your Appetite provides a fascinating insight into hunger, self-control and emotional eating – and could potentially help you to achieve permanent weight loss.

Victoria Goldman

How to Retrain Your Appetite Synopsis

This self-help book is for people who have gained weight because they have lost touch with using natural hunger and fullness signals to guide their eating. This book shows you how to relearn to eat in tune with your body, whilst still eating your favourite foods, taking one manageable step at a time. It is the antithesis to `going on a diet'. It is also the antidote to `clean eating', as you eat what you already, and have always, loved instead of a prescribed set of acceptable foods. The unique position of The Appetite Doctor's appetite retraining programme is that it bridges biology and psychology and puts the focus on specific habit change, all while taking into account the natural resistance we have to making changes. It teaches you how to work with, not against, your body. This book will contain the following chapters: 1. A New Approach to Weight Loss 2. The Appetite System - an overview of the science behind your taste buds and digestion, introducing Dr McCarthy's concept of the Appetite Pendulum. 3. The Psychology of Eating and Appetite 4. Stop Eating When You're Full 5. Establish a New Routine 6. Tackle Your Saboteurs 7. Wait Until You're Definitely Hungry 8. Stop Emotional Eating 9. Know What to Eat 10. Maintain Your New Weight.

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ISBN: 9781911624479
Publication date: 03/01/2019
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781911624479
Publication date: 3rd January 2019
Author: Dr. Helen McCarthy
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: Cookery, Food and Drink, Debuts of the Month, Mind & Body,
Categories: Diets & dieting,

About Dr. Helen McCarthy

Dr. Helen McCarthy is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and has a D. Phil in the psychology of eating disorders from Oxford University. She is an expert in providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and integrates mainstream approaches with cutting-edge techniques from other areas of psychology. Her clinical career working with individuals spans 28 years and she evolved her appetite retraining method over six years. She runs a weekly blog on her website and has appeared in the Sun, Women's Health and Marie Claire.

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