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Episode 10: It’s Not About Willpower

Pamela Peeke, MD and Michael Mantell, PhD

12/4/2013

Dr. Pamela Peeke, an internationally renowned physician, scientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, stress and fitness, joins Dr. Mantell for this episode of 15 Minutes to Wellness. Join Dr. Peeke and Dr. Mantell as they discuss why ditching the diet mentally and instead committing to permanent lifestyle changes are better than relying solely on ‘willpower’.


About Dr. Pamela Peeke

Dr. Pamela Peeke is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and expert in nutrition, metabolism, stress and fitness. A triathlete, marathoner and mountain climber, Dr. Peeke is nationally known as the "doc who walks the talk." Co-host of a weekly radio broadcast, she is also a regular medical commentator for CNN, Today, Discovery Health TV and more. Dr. Peeke is also a monthly columnist and contributing editor for Prevention and Good Housekeeping.

Dr. Peeke has written five books including "The Hunger Fix: The 3-Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction," a New York Times bestseller. She is featured in the National Institutes of Health's "Changing Face of Medicine" exhibit on the history of women physicians at the National Library of Medicine. She is also an expert in the newly emerging field of gender-specific health and medicine, emphasizing the strengths and vulnerabilities of both genders as they practice healthy lifestyles.


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