Paperback - The Amen Solution


A simple step-by-step program to boost your brain in order to lose weight and keep it off for a lifetime.

A simple step-by-step program to boost your brain in order to lose weight and keep it off for a lifetime


Have you tried diet after diet without success?

Most diets don’t address the #1 secret about successful weight loss: If you want a better body the first place to ALWAYS start is by having a better brain.

Your brain and your weight are intricately connected. If you want to lose weight—and keep it off—you need to have a healthy brain. In The Amen Solution bestselling author and brain expert Dr. Daniel Amen shares his LIFETIME weight loss program based on healthy brain habits that has been followed successfully by hundreds of people at his clinics.


Based on the most up-to-date research, Dr. Amen shows you how to:

  • Determine your specific brain type and the diet plan that’s right for you
  • Say goodbye to emotional overeating and shed pounds
  • Curb your cravings and boost willpower
  • Improve your cognition, memory, and mood
  • Make small lifestyle changes that have a huge impact on weight loss
  • Prepare easy, delicious brain-healthy meals
  • Get control of your brain and body for the rest of your life

The Amen Solution will help you lose unwanted weight and teach you the strategies to keep it off for a lifetime.

Praise for The Amen Solution:


“Obesity, depression and Alzheimer’s disease are current epidemics that are predicted to get worse. If you want to avoid them and improve your physical and mental health, read this enlightening book. You will find great wisdom in its pages."

-Stephen R. Covey, author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The Leader in Me

“The Amen Solution is a smart person’s guide to weight loss rooted in science and common sense. Dr. Amen provides us with a practical breakthrough approach that focuses on the most important, and often neglected part of weight loss, your brain.  Willpower and  quick fix diets won’t get you healthier, happier and thinner, but this book will help you reset your brain making weight loss automatic.”

-Mark Hyman, MD, New York Times best-selling author of The UltraMind Solution and UltraMetabolism

“Dr. Amen's book is filled with good, solid, simple advice for eating healthy and losing weight, and there are many original strategies for interrupting negative behaviors and enhancing motivation -- key elements for achieving success. A great book for anyone who wants to enhance their lives.”

-Andrew Newberg, MD and Mark Waldman, authors of How God Changes Your Brain (Ballantine)

“If weight loss was easy, then simply eating less and exercising would always work.  The Amen Solution tells you it’s a lot more complex because of the role of the brain.  You need a plan. Daniel Amen provides a proven pathway based on changing your brain chemistry to not only to easily lose weight, but keep it off for a lifetime.”

-Barry Sears, Ph.D., author of The Zone

“The Amen Solution demystifies getting thin and makes it easy. A must read for anyone interested in losing weight and keeping it off.”

-Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. / President/Medical Director Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation

“Dr. Amen pulls it all together, combining the best scientifically based information with years of clinical experience , and his own original research. He explains how overeating is like any addiction, a matter of imbalanced brain chemistry, and how you can overcome it. You’ll discover how you can create your own individualized program to become thinner, smarter and happier, and stay that way!"”

-Hyla Cass M.D, author of 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health

“When we are struggling with something like healthy eating or weight gain, our brains can seem like our enemies. Dr. Amen knows that, and helps us move far beyond old scripts. The ten steps in the Amen Solution are powerful, practical, and solution-oriented. This is a must read for anyone interested in the connection between brain and body health. It is also a book that can be read by adolescents and in school-based programs. I highly recommend it.”

-Michael Gurian, author of The Wonder of Boys and The Wonder of Girls