The Serotonin Power Diet: Eat Carbs--Nature's Own Appetite Suppressant--to Stop Emotional Overeating and Halt Antidepressant-Associated Weight Gain

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD, and Nina Frusztajer, MD

Rodale Books,  December 2009

Boost serotonin to switch off your appetite!

Putting more than 30 years of groundbreaking research to work, renowned scientist Judith Wurtman, PhD, and her colleague, Nina T. Frusztajer, MD, present a clinically proven 12-week program that uses the power of carbohydrates to help you to:

  • Activate the appetite-suppressant function of serotonin to stop weight gain
  • Regain control over emotional overeating and cravings
  • Lose up to 2 pounds of real weight -- not water -- per week
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle
The Serotonin Power Diet is the only weight loss plan that will help you lose weight while being treated with the antidepressants and related medications that provoke overeating.

Easy and economical, with more than 75 delicious recipes, The Serotonin Power Diet is the natural solution to weight loss and maintenance for everyone who has ever thought their cravings could never be satisfied.

paperback | ISBN: 9781594869723 | Publication Date: December 2009

"Make no mistake, the brain controls behavior. Now, finally, there is a guide to dietary behavior that can help control the brain. The Serotonin Power Diet is the answer to weight control and managing your mood while you do it. I have already started my own diet following the advice of these professionals I know I can trust."
--Paul A. Spiers, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist, assistant professor, Boston University School of Medicine, visiting scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology