The Hacking of the American Mind

The Hacking of the American Mind, Lustig, Robert, MD, MSL, Avery, Penguin Random House, NY 2017,  Dr. Lustig is a pediatric neuroendocrinologist who has studied how our behaviors including diet and exercise influence our physical and mental state from birth. He clarifies the difference between pleasure and happiness through the understanding of the actions of dopamine and serotonin.  The book is empowering in that it helps us recognize and avoid the huge amounts of sugar that has crept into our foods as well as other addictions such as cell phone usage.

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