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  • The End of Overeating

  • Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite
  • By: David A. Kessler M.D.
  • Narrated by: Blair Hardman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 792
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 399
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 396

The End of Overeatinguncovers the shocking facts about how we lost control over our eating habits - and how we can get it back. Dr. Kessler presents groundbreaking research, along with what is sure to be a controversial view inside the industry that continues to feed a nation of overeaters - from popular brand manufacturers to advertisers, chain restaurants, and fast-food franchises.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best 'NON-DIET" diet book out there...

  • By Deidre on 05-05-09

Valuable insights into the food industry.....

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-23-09

Although not a diet book per se, without reading it, a person who wants to control his/her overeating (or just to make healthier choices) starts with a huge disadvantage. It explains how the food industry, grocery chains and restaurants work hard to make food a "fun" experience which leaves you wanting more and more. We used to feel better after eating a meal....now we feel worse - bloated and over-full. That's because food that is simply prepared with fresh natural ingredients is increasingly rare. Add the alarming fact that the constant advertising to children of "snack foods" fast foods and sugary cereals starts them on a road to life-long health and weight control problems. This book altered my perceptions when looking at a menu or going food shopping. Although I enjoy eating a good meal very much, I now try to make more simple and home cooked food, to avoid "prepared foods" and to read labels. Well worth listening to!

8 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Certain Prey

  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Eric Conger
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 210
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109

Her name is Clara Rinker, a southern woman, trim, pleasant, attractive, and the best hit woman in the business. She isn't showy; she just goes quietly about her business, collects her money, and goes home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • bad music

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-28-15

Certain Prey

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-14-05

A wonderful addition to the Prey series. This was the first one I "read" and I was hooked! Richard Ferrone's reading is perfect and the story is a real grabber from the first chapter!

3 of 4 people found this review helpful