From the Publisher
Written by a preeminent medical authority who has extensively research this newly identified eating disorder, this is the first book targeted to sufferers of night eating syndrome, or NES: a condition in which individuals consume more than 50 percent of their daily calories after eight oclock in the evening.
· Statistics suggest that 2 percent of the American population suffers from night eating syndrome; 33 percent of morbidly obese people, however, are believed to have this disorder
· This is the first book to focus on this particular eating disorder: a condition in which victims obsessively consume more than 50 percent of their calories after eight oclock in the evening
· The authors of this book are respected researchers in the field of eating disorders; Dr. Stunkard, in particular has over 400 publications to his credit in academic and professional journals, mostly pertaining to obesity