Deepak Chopra Asks: What Are You Hungry For?

Friday, December 13, 2013

What are you hungry for? Food? Love? Self-esteem?  Peace? Deepak Chopra believes that people overeat because they are trying to find satisfaction and wind up using food as a substitute for real fulfillment. In What Are You Hungry For? reveals his approach to weight loss based on the latest findings in both mainstream and alternative medicine.


Deepak Chopra
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [6]

Kate from Hamilton Heights

I'm curious about the reaction to this segment. I'm not a huge Chopra fan, but I thought this was a good segment. Legitimate to ask about supporting his claims, but I didn't hear him making any outrageous ones.

Dec. 13 2013 01:11 PM
Hal from Brooklyn

Please ask Mr. Chopra about his objections to frozen foods, particularly fruits and vegetables, and which research supports his view.

Dec. 13 2013 12:45 PM

Hungry for a more interesting guest. Blowhard charlatan.

Dec. 13 2013 12:25 PM
John A

I am hungry for WNET-TV. Give it back Deepak.

Dec. 13 2013 12:20 PM
jgarbuz from Queens

His philosophy in a nutshell: Eat only when you're hungry. Drink a lot of water instead.

Dec. 13 2013 12:03 PM
A listener

I have the "bag of salad" challenge.

Take a bag of salad off the shelf at the supermarket, add red onion, mushroom, broccoli, fresh sliced tomato, a can of chickpeas and dress it with balsamic vinaigrette.

There's no way you can chew your way through that and still be "hungry."

Dec. 13 2013 05:51 AM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.