"Dr. Peeke explores how stress directly affects your body composition and shows how you can control your weight by harnessing the mind's power to achieve stress resilience." --Herbert Benson, MD, Mind-Body Medical Institute, Harvard University, and author of The Relaxation Response and Timeless Healing"A must for any woman who wants to take responsibility for her own health and improve both the quantity and quality of her life--for life."--Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH, founder of the Cooper Aerobics Center "Dr. Peeke provides us with the evidence explaining the stress-fat connection and she presents an easy, enjoyable program to resist stress eating and achieve mind and body fitness for life."--C. Everett Koop, MD, former US surgeon general and founder of Shape Up America!
About the Author
Dr Pamela Peeke is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine as well as adjunct senior scientist at the National Institutes of Health. She is the author of the bestseller Fight Fat After Forty, which presented groundbreaking research describing how chronic stress contributes to weight gain and threatens the length and quality of life after the age of forty. As a leading scientist and doctor, Pam Peeke has appeared frequently as a medical expert on television and radio, including the Oprah Winfrey Show.