About the Book

The basis for the PBS Special, What Are You Hungry For? is the breakthrough book that can bring weight under effortless control by linking it to personal fulfillment in every area of a reader's life.

After promoting this message worldwide for thirty years, bestselling author Deepak Chopra focuses on the huge problem of weight control in America with exciting new concepts. What are you hungry for? Food? Love? Self-esteem? Peace? In this manual for "higher health," based on the latest findings in both mainstream and alternative medicine, Deepak Chopra creates a vision of weight loss based on a deeper awareness of why people overeat - because they are trying to find satisfaction and wind up using food as a substitute for real fulfillment. Repudiating the failed approaches of crash dieting and all forms of deprivation, Chopra's new book aims directly at the problem of finding fulfillment. When that problem is solved, he argues, normal eating falls into place automatically, and the entire system of mind and body achieves what it really desires.

“Everyone’s life story is complicated, and the best intentions go astray because people find it hard to change,” writes Chopra. “Bad habits, like bad memories, stick around stubbornly when we wish they’d go away. But you have a great motivation working for you, which is your desire for happiness. I define happiness as the state of fulfillment, and everyone wants to be fulfilled. If you keep your eye on this, your most basic motivation, then the choices you make come down to a single question: “What am I hungry for?” Your true desire will lead you in the right direction. False desires lead in the wrong direction.”

Wherever you are in life, this book will help point you in that right direction.

About the Author

DEEPAK CHOPRA, MD, a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100, is the author of more than 75 books translated into over 35 languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. Visit him at DeepakChopra.com.

About the Reviews

Its disguised as a diet book, but in reality its a book about self "fufillment". Like I'm sure so many people in the world do, when they get stressed, they turn to food.

This book opened my eyes to the habits that probably 90% of people do. Instead of eating to fufill a need, because we're bored, angry, tired, or depressed, Deepak tells you to take a step back, take a deep breath and do some soul searching "what do I really want with my life?" .

Don't get me wrong there's plenty of diet advice.... Deepak gets you to be aware of what you eat, and that you're allowed to eat crappy food every once in a while. Cold turkey NEVER works when dieting, it only leads to crash and burn.

Overall amazing book and made me buy some of his other work.

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A very very helpful guide. This book offers knowledge that can restore or create a healthy relationship with food. I did not realize how many guilt feeling can be attached to eating until I read this book. Free your mind and just enjoy the gift and beauty of food! I LOVE DEEPAK!

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I always love Deepak! I got this book as a kindle book and also on Audible. I know it's something I will go back to again and again. I don't think I learned much that was new information to me, as a Certified Health Coach. However, he has a way of framing information that helps you really understand it at a deeper level.

Product Info

Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Harmony (December 30, 2014)
Language: English
Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 267 customer reviews

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