Always Hungry 2020
This book exposes the flawed logic behind using dieting for sustainable weight loss. After explaining the physiology of reversing insulin resistance, controlling appetite, and retraining fat cell function, the author has an eating plan and recipes to reverse the physiological problems. The solutions are based upon Dr. David Ludwig’s weight loss research at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
Level 2 CPE
Suggested Performance Indicators: 2.1.3, 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.2.7, 6.1.2, 6.1.5, 6.2.3, 8.1.2, 8.3.3, 8.4.5
CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. Identify three myths and misperceptions about the success of dieting for long term weight loss.
2. Explain two reasons why the statement, “A calorie is a calorie” is out of date and not accurate.
3. Describe the physiology of what happens after food intake to insulin release and fat cells.
4. Discuss a major influence of each of the following on a person’s weight: craving for food, appetite control, resistance to insulin function, and decision-making around food.
5. Explain two ways the Always Hungry program helps clients eat nutritiously and better controls hunger and weight.
6. Discuss how the ketogenic diet works for weight loss in patients formerly unable to lose and maintain weight loss.
Why we chose this book
This book brings new awareness to dietitians about why weight loss is so difficult, and which factors greatly influence a person’s hunger and the quantity of food that they eat. The author is highly qualified and his plan has been tested for success in a research setting.
About the author
Dr. David Ludwig, MD, PhD is an endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is also a professor of nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health.