Aired Wednesday March 9th, 2011 at 8:30 pm on KUED HD Ch. 7.1
In Amen Solution: Thinner, Smarter, Happier, bestselling author and brain expert Dr. Daniel Amen, M.D. shares his weight loss program based on healthy brain habits, a diet plan that has been followed successfully by thousands of people. According to Dr. Amen the key to losing weight occurs not in the stomach or appetite, but in the brain. The program demonstrates how the brain and weight control are intricately connected, and that by boosting brain activity, not only will weight loss be achieved, but stronger cognition, a sharper memory, and a happier mood will also prevail. Amen Solution: Thinner, Smarter, Happier airs Wednesday March 9 at 8:30 p.m. on KUED Channel 7.
The special program takes an in-depth look at Amen's strategies to a healthy diet and losing weight. According to Dr. Amen, the secret lies in understanding how the brain affects ones eating habits, demeanor and moods. Amen Solution: Thinner, Smarter, Happier sheds light on the fact that weight-management problems, although rampant, are not a single or simple problem.
Dr. Amen has published twenty-four books and numerous articles on the subjects of health, brain activity and weight lose. He is a clinical neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and brain imaging expert. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and part of the clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. His books include Preventing Alzheimer's, Healing Anxiety and Depression, Healing the Hardware of the Soul, Healing ADD, Making a Good Brain Great, The Brain in Love, and the New York Times bestsellers Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, Magnificent Mind at Any Age, and Change Your Brain, Change Your Body.
Based on Dr. Amen's extensive brain imaging work, Amen Solution: Thinner, Smarter, Happier unveils five different types of overeaters and habit eaters:
Packed with insightful facts and motivation, The Amen Solution: Thinner, Smarter, Happier demonstraits the strategies and mental exercises needed to becoming a healthier individual.
"If weight loss was easy, then simply eating less and exercising would always work. The Amen Solution tells you it's a lot more complex because of the role of the brain. You need a plan. Daniel Amen provides a proven pathway based on changing your brain chemistry," says author Barry Sears.
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