Potatoes Not Prozac by Kathleen DesMaisons, PhD, the national bestseller that started the sugar-free revolution, is now fully revised and updated with the latest scientific information and success stories for a new generation of readers.
Can't say no to fattening foods, carbs, or alcohol? You may be one of the millions of people who are sugar sensitive. Many people who suffer from sugar sensitivity don’t even know it—and they continue to consume large quantities of sweets, breads, pasta, or alcohol. These foods can trigger exhaustion or low self-esteem, yet their biochemical impact makes those who are sugar sensitive crave them even more. This vicious cycle can continue for years, leaving sufferers overweight, fatigued, depressed, and sometimes alcoholic.
Dr. Kathleen DesMaisons came up with the solution and published it in her revolutionary book, Potatoes Not Prozac. In that instant bestseller, she provided the tools needed to overcome sugar dependency, including self-tests and a step-by-step, drug-free program with a customizable diet designed to change your brain chemistry. But now, armed with years of further research and patient feedback, Dr. DesMaisons has improved her groundbreaking plan to make it even more effective and easier to follow. Join the thousands who have successfully healed their addiction to sugar, lost weight, and attained maximum health and well-being by using this updated, innovative plan.
About the Author
Kathleen DesMaisons, PhD coined the term “sugar sensitivity” and is the world's leading expert on addictive nutrition, using dietary change to support long term healing of addiction. Her bestselling book, Potatoes Not Prozac, continues to demystify very complex processes through her warm, compassionate, and clear style. She has more than thirty years’ experience working in public health, nutrition, and childhood health. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
"If sugar were put on the market for the first time today, it would be difficult to get it past the FDA...Potatoes Not Prozac contains important information for everyone from the sophisticated nutritionist to the individual just beginning."
—Candace B. Pert, Ph.D., author of Molecules of Emotion: Why You Feel the Way You Feel
"I very much look forward to recommending the book to all those who I know without a doubt are suffering from sugar addiction and all its myriad consequences." —Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing