Various schools around the country are banning Flamin' Hot Cheetos. But what makes Flamin' Hot Cheetos so different from other junk food that it deserves its own special ban in schools? And why are schools in the business of selling this stuff?
David A. Kessler, MD, served as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
To break the cycle of conditioned hypereating we must redirect our automatic response to the kinds of foods that cause us to overeat.
In The End of Overeating, Dr. Kessler explains how humans, much like Pavlov's dogs, become hardwired to anticipate foods with fat, sugar, and salt. So, how can we change the way we think about food?