Author(s): Tom Kerridge
Thanks to his Dopamine Diet, Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge has shed eleven stone over the past three years. That's the same as 70 bags of sugar. If you're struggling with your weight and need to shift unhealthy pounds, this new approach makes it easy, and is guaranteed to make you feel happier in the process.
Most people find it hard to keep to a long-term diet, but this one is different. The recipes feature ingredients that trigger the release of the 'happy hormone' dopamine in your brain, so it's a diet that will make you feel good Tom's 'dopamine heroes' include dairy products such as double cream and yoghurt, good-quality meats including beef, chicken and turkey, and even chocolate. By ditching alcohol and starchy carbs in favour of plenty of protein, fresh fruit and veg, you will be eating meals that will help you shed the weight, whilst offering a satisfying intensity of flavour.
Treats in store for Dopamine Dieters include spinach, bacon and mint soup; roasted onion salad with fried halloumi; shepherd's pie with creamy cauliflower topping; soy glazed cod with chilli, garlic and ginger; braised beef with horseradish; Chinese pork hot pot; and chocolate mousse with sesame almond biscuits. These are recipes that don't feel like diet food, and can be shared with friends and family. It worked for Tom and it can work for you. Give it a go And lose weight the Dopamine Diet way.
How to diet by keeping all of the good stuff and none of the boring stuff - from Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge
In this inspirational new book, Tom Kerridge has blended delicious eats with science! His recipes are mouth-watering, but also educate us about which foods may enhance our dopamine levels and improve our mood Dr Rachel Gow Tom Kerridge is Merlin with a spatula. He has created delicious recipes that seduce the brain with dopamine and flood the body with joy. He should be made a minister for food, or drowned as a witch Russell Brand
Tom Kerridge worked as a chef in restaurants across Britain before deciding to set out on his own and take over a rundown pub in the quiet Buckinghamshire town of Marlow. He opened The Hand & Flowers with his wife Beth in 2005, and it went on to become the first (and only) pub in the world to acquire two Michelin stars. In 2014 he opened The Coach, his second pub in Marlow. As well as hosting two of his own BBC television series, Tom has been at the helm of the BBC's Food & Drink and Bake Off: Creme de la Creme. He was named Observer Food Monthly's Best Food Personality 2015. @ChefTomKerridge / thehandandflowers.co.uk