Slim by Design

Slim by Design

Mindless Eating Solutions for Everyday Life

Book - 2014
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In Slim by Design, leading behavioral economist, food psychologist, and bestselling author Brian Wansink introduces groundbreaking solutions for designing our most common spaces--schools, restaurants, grocery stores, and home kitchens, among others--in order to make positive changes in how we approach and manage our diets.

Anyone familiar with Wansink's Mindless Eating knows this is not a typical diet book. Wansink shares his scientific approach to eating, providing insight and information, so we can all make better choices when it comes to food.

The pioneer of the Small Plate Movement, Brian Wansink presents compelling research conducted at the Food and Brand Lab at Cornell University by way of cartoons, drawings, charts, graphs, floor plans, and more. Slim by Design offers innovative ways to make healthy eating mindlessly easy.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2014.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780062136527
0062136526
Characteristics: 312 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

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AmeliaWasserman
Jan 22, 2016

I was a big fan of Brian Wansink's other book, Mindless Eating. Instead of writing about diet and exercise, Wansink talks about food psychology and food behavior. Slim By Design uses the findings from the experiments explained in Mindless Eating to create practical ways to help you redesign your world for healthier eating. The info graphics are fun and you can gain a lot of useful information just by flipping through the book and looking at them.

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claire1953
Jan 17, 2016

Be cause I ma retired, and because my children are no longer in school, at least three of the chapters in this book were not relevant. I still read them because they did contain good suggestions which can be applied to one's home. I like the author's approached because he shows you exactly how to make your home and restaurant eating "slim by design". His strategies cost very little, if anything, to implement. I have now ordered his book Mindless Eating ((2006) to see which techniques he proposes. Better than reading diet books.

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doglover62
Mar 15, 2015

Very wordy book but synopsis pages great-ideas make sense.

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