Press Room

Below are links that we hope you will find helpful. Please contact us if you need anything else. Thank you.

Judy is a regular blogger for Huffington Post and Psychology Today.

On This Site:

Press Reviews

Fitness Magazine
The Best Diet Book for You. Read>>

Auld lang sigh: There's no quick fix for your diet resolution. Read>>

BC Blogcritics Magazine
Book review. Read>>

Book Review. Read>>

Press Articles

Food and mood: New research centers on link between nutrition and brain function --Boston Globe Read>>

How to Take Control of Your Cravings
--Ladies Home Journal Read>>

What's Your Stress Reflex?... "I Can't Stop Eating" --Ladies Home Journal Read>>

Why Should You Know About Serotonin?
Laura Turner, Author (New York, USA) Read>>

The Right Carbs Can Help You Lose Antidepressant-Related Weight Gain
National Association of Mental Illness
By Judith J. Wurtman, Ph.D. and Nina T. Frusztajer, M.D. Read More...

Could Rice and Other Complex Carbohydrate Foods Be the Key to Health, Happiness AND Weight Loss?
Press Release
Melissa McAllister/Barbara King
Pollock Communications Read>>

Carbs are essential for effective dieting and good mood, Wurtman says
by Elizabeth A. Thomson
News Office Read>>

MIT researchers: high-carb supplement helps with weight loss
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
News Office Read>>

The Serotonin Power Diet effectively reverses weight gain associated with antidepressant use, Wurtman finds. Read>>

Atkins Diet 'Causes Mood Swings and Depression', By Lyndsay Moss
Health Correspondent, PA News Read>>

Atkins can cause depression
by Mark Prigg, The Evening Standard Read>>

Low-Carb State of Mind
By Brenda Goodman, Psychology Today
Summary: The low-carb plan can lead to irritability and mood swings. Read>>


  • WPLG-TV (ABC Miami)
  • Fox 25 at 5 (Boston, MA)


  • Health Radio Network - syndicated to 34 markets nationwide: Chicago, Boston, Denver, Las Vegas, Monterey & Santa Cruz, California, Charlotte, and Richmond
  • WWDB-AM — Bala Cynwyd, PA ("Wellness, Wholeness, & Wisdom") KOLE - Beaumont, TX
  • WTOP-AM — Washington, DC
  • WCBQ-AM/WHNC-AM — Raleigh, NC
  • WELI-AM — New Haven, CT
  • WBUV-FM — Biloxi, MS
  • KWAY-AM — Cedar Rapids, IA
  • KCMN-AM — Colorado Springs, CO
  • Metro Networks — National
  • KZLR-FM — Kansas City, MO
  • WSPL-AM — Chicago, IL
  • KPQ-AM — Spokane, WA
  • WICO-AM — Salisbury, MD
  • KRES-FM — Colombia, MO
  • WQUB-FM (NPR) — Regional, IL
  • WDIS-FM — Norfolk, MA
  • KXL-FM — Portland, OR
  • KMOX-AM — St. Louis, MO
  • WFAN-AM — New York, NY
  • KOMO-AM — Seattle, WA
  • KWLM-AM — Mineapolis, MN
  • KOA-AM — Denver, CO
  • WGY-AM — Albany, NY
  • WTBQ-AM — Regional NJ/NY
  • WACK-AM — Newark, NJ
  • KKZZ-AM — Ventura, CA
  • KGLO-AM — Mason City, IA
  • KION-AM — Salinas, CA
  • WSIU-AM — Carbondale, IL (NPR )
  • WOJB-FM — Superior, WI/Dulluth, MN (NPR)
  • WHUB-AM — Daleville, IN
  • WMAV-AM — Roanoke, VA
  • WGAU-AM — Athens, GA
  • KAXE-AM — Grand Rapids, MN (NPR)
  • WTNM-FM — Memphis, TN



--First: "Crave Carbs all Winter?"
--Publisher's Weekly: round-up issue
--Quick & Simple: review
--Fitness Magazine: diet book round-up
--New Living Magazine: review
--Bp Magazine: review with book cover


UPI Science News: mention
Pittsburg Post Gazette: review
Scripps News: review
Miami Herald: review
Myrtle Beach Sun News: review
Buffalo News: review
Boston Globe: brief review
Rocky Mountain News: brief review
Fort Worth Star Telegram: review
United Press International: review

Online Media Coverage

CBS Maimi
New Diet Focuses On Boosting Serotonin Levels. Serotonin can shut off your appetite and stop those cravings. Read>>
What to Eat When You're Feeling Blue
Cranky? Hungry? Try one of these edible antidepressants.
Beat Stress: Emotional Eating Isn't Always Bad
Eat healthy foods when you're stressed out. These nine foods will help keep you calm. Read>>
Skinny & Crazy vs. Fat & Happy. Read>>

Real Simple Magazine
The Facts About Emotional Eating. Read>>
Food site featuring recipes, tips, food related stories, links and more! Read>>
Hundreds of articles to inspire and motivate, plus tips and resources for personal growth, self-help and wellness. Read>>
They promote natural cooking, seeking the natural flavor in food by using fresh seasonal ingredients, natural condiments, herbs and spices.
Women's site that provides articles and information of interest to women. Read>>
Mission is to provide some of the most current and helpful information no matter what your lifetime fitness goals happen to be. Read>>
The goal of is to become the hottest information site on the Internet. We believe there is Intelligent Life on the Web, and our mission is to bring that life to anyone who is looking for it. Read>>
A woman's community of strength, support, and creativity. Features blogs, forums, book reviews, articles and indie shopping for women. Read>>
A news service for women by women. Features articles related to health, business, psychology and relationships.
Local online women's magazine and community portal, featuring all that is hip, savvy and fresh for Halifax's high-spirited women in their twenties and thirties. Features articles related to health and fitness, career, lifestyle and relationships. Read>>
Where mommies are people too. Features articles related to such topics as parenting, health and wellness, and finance.
This site provides valuable free information such as: informative articles on health, parenting, relationships, and finance as well as child and family safety information. Read>>
The Online Magazine Healthy People Read. Read>>
Partner site of the network of sites. Featuring book as part of an ongoing raffle where participants use points to gain prizes.
Network of women's sites covering lifestyle, health and pregnancy issues. is a valuable internet resource tool to help single mothers educate themselves on what it takes as a single mother to navigate through daily life. Topics of interest include: "Ask Joy", Parenting, Child Support, Career Development, Health and Well Being. Read>>
TCM Reviews is an active international website which posts book, ebook, and audio book reviews covering a wide variety of genres. Read>>
Free weight loss articles, success stories, exercise articles, nutritional supplement articles, reviews, and more. Read>>
Weight loss page of the community site Suite 101. Topics covered include eating naturally, exercise tips, and motivational resources. Read>>™ is the parent of a group of community-focused Internet magazines dedicated to enhancing the quality of women's personal and professional lives.
Book site where readers can attend author chats, listen to author interviews and readings, win free books, join a discussion and more. Read>>

Yahoo! Shine
5 Foods you should never ditch when you diet. Read>>


Listen to Dr Judith Wurtman's show FOOD FOR MOOD Mondays on NPR affiliate WHDD-FM.
Click on the link above, then click "Food For Mood"

Written Voices Podcast Listen...
STC features over 50 expert Hosts & 400 hours of audio content in the areas of self-help and professional development. It's now the largest audio broadcaster of personal and professional development on the Internet. Featuring podcast with Written Voices.
Listen to the podcast...
Podcast directory featuring a variety of categories including books, health and fitness, hobbies, sports and news.
Listen to the podcast...


The American Perspective radio show with Judyth Piazza
Listen to the interview...