Ruth Wolever, PhD, is a clinical health psychologist, the Director of Research at Duke Integrative Medicine, an advisor to the Duke Diet and Fitness Center, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Duke School of Medicine.
Beth Reardon, MS, RD, LDN, previously the Director of Integrative and Functional Nutrition at Duke Integrative Medicine and Senior Nutrition Advisor for Caring.com, currently has a private practice in the Boston area.
The Mindful Diet provides an empowering program, gifting the
reader with easy to implement tools to fully engage the mind in the
fundamentally important decisions related to foods choices. This is
extremely valuable information that will clearly enhance your
resolve when it comes to eating right.--David Perlmutter, MD, FACN
#1 New York Times Best Selling Author of Grain Brain: The
Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar - Your Brain's
"The Mindful Diet addresses the reason many people struggle with their weight--even though they know what they shouldn't eat, they still succumb to deeply ingrained habits, cravings, and distracted eating. With practical exercises and a sound eating plan, this fantastic, well-written book will teach you concrete strategies and skills for losing weight-for good!"--Cathy Wong, N.D., C.N.S., author of The Inside-Out Diet "Publishers Weekly"
"The Mindful Diet gifts you with the tools needed to be mindful of every mouthful. Wolever and Reardon have transformed cutting edge science into a simple, doable blueprint for nourishing both mind and body. Reach for whole foods and redefine your relationship with foods as you let this elegant book guide you on your journey to optimal health and wellness."--Pam Peeke MD, MPH, FACP, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Hunger Fix, Body for Life for Women, and Fight Fat after Forty "Publishers Weekly"
"The Mindful Diet skillfully leads the reader to a new relationship with eating and food. The book is wonderfully readable, yet Wolever and Reardon ground the many suggested practices in up-to-date wisdom from psychological research and nutritional information. It illuminates the dimensions of mindful eating in a way that is easily approachable, yet can help break the cycle of overeating and over-dieting."--Jean Kristeller, Ph.D., Co-founder, The Center for Mindful Eating "Publishers Weekly"
"If your goal is to stop starving and struggling with unrealistic diets and start making real, lasting, do-able changes to your eating habits, The Mindful Diet is an essential, must-read guide. The Mindful Diet, a sensible, practical, step-by-step guide based on decades of experience and research, is chock full of tips that map out a way to reprogram mindless eating habits right now!"--Dr. Susan Albers, psychologist and New York Times Bestselling author of EatQ and Eating Mindfully "Publishers Weekly"
"In The Mindful Diet you will learn which foods to emphasize in your diet and which are best avoided. But more importantly, you will learn how to transform your relationship to food from one of mindless eating to one of intention. Given the current rates of obesity, heart disease and diabetes in the United States, this book is a vitally important contribution to helping us take charge of our own health."--Tieraona Low Dog, MD, author of Healthy at Home and Life is Your Best Medicine "Publishers Weekly"