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UNpodcast 129: UNwilled (Traci Mann)

Posted By on December 5, 2015 in Podcasts | 2 comments

UNpodcast 129: UNwilled (Traci Mann)

“You have power over your mind – not outside events.  Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Today’s guest is Dr. Traci Mann, author of Secrets of the Eating Lab:

In this episode we discuss:

  • Why dieters can’t stop overeating
  • How long it takes for the neurological effects of starvation to affect you
  • Why everyone sucks at willpower (and what you can do about it)

And more!



BOOK:  Secrets from the Eating Lab

Read more about Traci and today’s conversation at In My Skinny Genes.


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  1. Hey, Kaila! Very cool to hear my tweet about the word “recovery” mentioned in the intro! I’m so glad you addressed it here as well. Your work is so poignant. Thank you!

    • Kaila Prins December 10, 2015

      Absolutely! I really appreciated your comments, and I wanted to make sure that I addressed them! :)