What kind of overeater are you?

What kind of overeater are you?

In a new book, he defines five categories of overeaters: compulsive overeaters, impulsive overeaters, compulsive-impulsive overeaters, sad or emotional overeaters and anxious overeaters. Dr Amen argues that his research shows each group must avoid certain foods—and eat more of others—to lose weight. “We looked at the brains of our overweight patients and discovered there was not one brain pattern associated with being overweight: There were at least five different types. This is exactly the reason why most diets don’t work. They take a one-size-fits-all approach," he writes.

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