David A. Kessler, MD, served as commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration under presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He is a pediatrician and has been the dean of the medical schools at Yale and the University of California, San Francisco. A graduate of Amherst College, the University of Chicago Law School, and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kessler is the father of two and lives with his wife in California.
Fascinating . . . an exploration of us * New York Times *
Disturbing, thought-provoking, and important * Anthony Bourdain, author of 'Kitchen Confidential' *
No ordinary diet book * New Scientist *
The End of Overeating is an invaluable contribution to the national conversation about the catastrophe that is the modern American diet * Michael Pollan, author of In Defense of Food *