Joan Kent PhD

Joan Kent

I have a PhD in psychoactive nutrition, how foods affect brain chemistry. By using ordinary foods to change brain chemistry and hormones, I help my clients flip their moods, transform their health, boost their energy, stay in recovery from alcohol or drugs while feeling great, and defeat sugar addiction, if necessary. My goal is to help my clients feel better, look better, stop mood swings, and regain control of their eating.

My unique approach has helped to resolve resistant health issues for many clients and remove the mystery around troublesome eating behaviors.

Simone de Beauvoir wrote, "Confidence in the body is confidence in the self." That quotation has become my professional mission. I love to help clients increase confidence in their bodies and restore trust and confidence in the body and the self. That is true empowerment.

I specialize in diabetes, metabolic syndrome, sugar addiction, cravings, binge eating, mood issues, inflammation, and fueling for athletics without sugar.

Books Joan has Published

Stronger Than Sugar

7 Simple Steps To Defeat Sugar Addiction, Lift Your Mood and Transform Your Health

Many people struggle with weight, blood pressure, diabetes and more -- but can't fix the problem because they're stuck on sugar. This book can help you learn to use ordinary food to change your brain and conquer sugar addiction, so you can transform your health and your moods -- and stay healthy, even, and in control.

Articles Joan has Published
Will a Vegan Diet Affect Your Workout?
Will a Vegan Diet Affect Your Workout?

Will a Vegan Diet Affect Your Workout? By Joan Kent, PhD The last thing I'd want to do is try to push a vegan client toward a meat-based diet. But I do get questions about how a vegan diet affects athletic »

Will a Vegan Diet Affect Your Workout? By Joan Kent, PhD The last thing I'd want to do is try to push a vegan client toward a meat-based diet. But I do get questions about how a vegan diet affects athletic performance, so that's the topic of this article. There may not yet be sufficient long-term research for definitive conclusions, but we can still discuss aspects of the subject. What About Protein..

Joan Kent · September 11th, 2017

Joan Kent · September 11th, 2017

Infographic by Eric Edmeades on 6 Hungers?
Infographic by Eric Edmeades on 6 Hungers?

Infographic By Eric Edmeades On 6 Hungers? by Joan Kent, PhD Eric Edmeades has created an infographic on the 6 Human Hungers. His primary claim is that not all hunger is created equal. Hunger #1 The first »

Infographic By Eric Edmeades On 6 Hungers? by Joan Kent, PhD Eric Edmeades has created an infographic on the 6 Human Hungers. His primary claim is that not all hunger is created equal. Hunger #1 The first is Nutritional Hunger. Edmeades claims this is the only genuine form of hunger — the body is asking for specific nutrients. But our bodies have been taught to eat anything in sight, so we have to..

Joan Kent · August 21st, 2017

Joan Kent · August 21st, 2017

What You Need To Quit Sugar Now?
What You Need To Quit Sugar Now?

What You Need To Quit Sugar Now? by Joan Kent, PhD Here's a quick list of 7 tips to help you get ready to quit sugar now. Prepare by doing these things: Select your quitting day. It will take about 6 days »

What You Need To Quit Sugar Now? by Joan Kent, PhD Here's a quick list of 7 tips to help you get ready to quit sugar now. Prepare by doing these things: Select your quitting day. It will take about 6 days to quit and feel the powerful effects. Stock your kitchen. Make sure you have plenty of protein, plenty of healthful fats, plenty of vegetables, plenty of healthful starches. Build your meals so they..

Joan Kent · August 13th, 2017

Joan Kent · August 13th, 2017

What Do Binge Eating Episodes Have In Common?
What Do Binge Eating Episodes Have In Common?

What Do Binge Eating Episodes Have in Common? by Joan Kent, PhD Not all binge eating looks the same. And I say that despite the DSM-5 criteria for Binge Eating Disorder. Binge eating disorder is the most »

What Do Binge Eating Episodes Have in Common? by Joan Kent, PhD Not all binge eating looks the same. And I say that despite the DSM-5 criteria for Binge Eating Disorder. Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder in the U.S. It's characterized by recurrent and persistent episodes of binge eating. The episodes feel out of control. They're also associated with distress regarding the bingeing,..

Joan Kent · August 9th, 2017

Joan Kent · August 9th, 2017