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The End of Craving with Mark Schatzker

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Renee Bright
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KUER

In recent years, many Americans have cut carbs and sugar, reduced fat and tried every diet. Yet millions of us still have high blood pressure, are pre-diabetic and obese. Why?

Mark Schatzker has devoted himself to trying to answer this question. In his new book, The End of Craving, he suggests that achieving good health isn’t about resisting your need to eat, but in understanding the purpose of that urge. Schatzker's journey takes him around the globe, merging science and ancient wisdom, as he works to uncover the link between good health and the joy of eating. He joins us this Friday at noon.

Airs: Dec. 3, 2021 at noon MT and Saturday, Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. MT.

Mark Schatzker’s book is The End of Craving: Recovering the Lost Wisdom of Eating Well. [Bookshop|Audible|Indiebound|Amazon]

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.