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Science 2017-10-26T11:17:59+00:00

The Science of Craving

The latest neuroscience on habit change will help you manage your food cravings and become a healthier eater.

Eat Right Now® is an Evidence-based program developed from over 10 years of groundbreaking medical research by Dr. Judson Brewer MD, PhD while he was at Yale University School of Medicine’s Therapeutic Neuroscience Clinic and UMass Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness.

Eat Right Now in the news

Eat Right Now® is an evidence-based program developed from over 10 years of groundbreaking medical research by Dr. Judson Brewer MD, PhD while he was at Yale University School of Medicine’s Therapeutic Neuroscience Clinic and UMass Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness.

Eat Right Now featured in different publications

Our Brains Are Wired for Addiction

Each time we eat something sweet (or salty, or crunchy) our brains release “feel good” chemicals – the same chemicals that drive other addictions like smoking, alcohol and even cocaine.

The habit loop diagram by Dr. Judson Brewer

Our Brains Are Wired for Addiction

Each time we eat something sweet (or salty, or crunchy) our brains release “feel good” chemicals – the same chemicals that drives other addictions like smoking, alcohol and even cocaine.

The habit loop Judson Brewer

Identify Cravings, Break the cycle

Learn to differentiate between real hunger and emotional craving, and to identify the triggers that drive the cravings.

Identify Cravings, Break the cycle

Learn to differentiate between real hunger and emotional craving, and to identify the triggers that drive the cravings.

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science

While the practice of mindfulness has existed for thousands of years, insights from Dr. Brewer’s lab have recently helped us understand how it works in the brain. Eat Right Now is the only program to combine mindful awareness with an evidence-based, step-by-step approach to rewire your brain for health.

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science

While the practice of mindfulness has existed for thousands of years, insights from Dr. Brewer’s lab have recently helped us understand how it works in the brain. Eat Right Now is the only program to combine mindful awareness with an evidence-based, step-by-step approach to rewire your brain for health.

Meet Our Experts

Dr Judson Brewer MD, PhD

Dr. Judson Brewer MD, PhD

Leading Expert in Cravings, Addictions and the Science of Self Mastery

Dr. Brewer developed the scientific approach for Eat Right Now® which has been helping people control their cravings for more than 15 years.

He wrote the book on craving (The Craving Mind), has taught at Yale University, published numerous peer-­reviewed articles and book chapters, and is internationally recognized for his work. His TED talk was the 4th most watched talk of 2016. His work has been featured on 60 Minutes, in Time magazine, Forbes, BBC, NPR, and many others.

Dr. Brewer is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at University of Massachusetts School of Medicine and is a practicing addiction psychiatrist. Dr. Brewer will teach you how to tap into your natural ability to master your bad habits and become a healthier eater.

Dr. Kara Nance, MD FACP

Leading Nutrition and Weight Management Expert

For over 15 years, Dr. Kara Nance has been helping her patients manage their health and weight. She is double board certified in both internal medicine and Obesity medicine.

After Princeton University, where she graduated with honors, Dr. Nance attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Dr. Nance founded WellessenceMD to bring health & wellbeing to life! Her nutrition and weight management clinic has treated hundreds of patients with incredible results. She firmly believes that there is no one size fits all when it comes to nutrition.

Dr Judson Brewer MD, PhD
Dr Judson Brewer MD, PhD

Dr. Ashley E. Mason, PhD

Expert in Food Craving & Addiction

Dr. Ashley Mason is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.

She has conducted a controlled trial testing Eat Right Now at UCSF, and these results will soon be publicly available.

She will be presenting these results at the Society for Behavioral Medicine in March of 2017.

Meet Our Experts

Dr Judson Brewer MD, PhD

Dr. Judson Brewer MD, PhD

Leading Expert in Cravings, Addictions and the Science of Self Mastery

For over 15 years, Dr. Brewer has been helping people control their cravings and developing the scientific approach for Eat Right Now®.

He has taught at Yale University, published numerous peer-­reviewed articles and book chapters, spoken at international conferences, and his work has been featured at TED, TEDMED, Time magazine, Forbes, BBC, NPR, and many other publications.

Dr. Brewer is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at University of Massachusetts School of Medicine and is a practicing psychiatrist. Dr. Brewer will teach you how to tap into your natural ability to master your bad habits and become a healthier eater.

Dr Judson Brewer MD, PhD

Dr. Kara Nance, MD FACP

Leading Nutrition and Weight Management Expert

For over 15 years, Dr. Kara Nance has been helping her patients manage their health and weight. She is double board certified in both internal medicine and Obesity medicine.

After Princeton University, where she graduated with honors, Dr. Nance attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Dr. Nance founded WellessenceMD to bring health & wellbeing to life! Her nutrition and weight management clinic has treated hundreds of patients with incredible results. She firmly believes that there is no one size fits all when it comes to nutrition.

Dr Judson Brewer MD, PhD

Dr. Ashley E. Mason, PhD

Expert in Food Craving & Addiction

Dr. Ashley Mason is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.

She has conducted a controlled trial testing Eat Right Now at UCSF, and these results will soon be publicly available.

She will be presenting these results at the Society for Behavioral Medicine in March of 2017.

Start Today

Develop healthy eating habits and become friends with food again.

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Start Today

Develop healthy eating habits and become friends with food again.

Take the first step