Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction

November 15, 2014|
Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction by Vera Tarman
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A fact-filled guide to coping with compulsive overeating problems by an experienced addictions doctor who draws on many patients'' stories of recovery.

Overeating, binge eating, obesity, anorexia, and bulimia: Food Junkies tackles the complex, poorly understood issue of food addiction from the perspectives of a medical researcher and dozens of survivors. What exactly is food addiction? Is it possible to draw a hard line between indulging cravings for "comfort food" and engaging in substance abuse? For people struggling with food addictions, recognizing their condition - to say nothing of gaining support and advice - remains a frustrating battle.

Built around the experiences of people suffering and recovering from food addictions, Food Junkies offers practical information grounded in medical science, while putting a face to the problems of food addiction. It is meant to be a knowledgeable and friendly guide on the road to food serenity.
Vera Tarman is a medical practitioner who focuses on addictions. She is the medical director of Renascent, an addictions treatment centre. Dr. Tarman conducts workshops and speaking engagements on the science of food addiction and "comfort food" abuse. She has reached audiences across the world. She lives in Toronto. Phil Werdell is a ...
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Title:Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.61 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.61 in
Published:November 15, 2014
Publisher:Dundurn
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781459728592

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