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The Dieter’s Paradox: Stereotype and Eat Mindfully (and Giveaway!)

dieters-paradoxDon’t be fooled. Despite the fact that the word “diet” is in the title of The Dieter’s Paradox: Why Dieting Makes Us Fat, this book might be the most un-diety of any diet book we’ve reviewed. A true research-lover’s deep-dive into the waters of why we overeat, mindlessly eat and can’t seem to stop dieting (by “we” I mean America—FBGs don’t do diets, yo!), this book is dang fascinating.

Kind of like Mindless Eating with more research, if you’re a bit of a science nerd and are interested in learning more about why we make the food decisions we do (and why they’re actually hurting, not helping, our waistlines and health), you have to read this book. While there’s no real nutrition advice—and there’s certainly no diet to follow—it’s a captivating and surprising read that will have you rethinking your ideas about food. For proof, check out the following excerpt from the book on stereotyping bias and food. And prepare to have your food-decision-making world rocked…

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