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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 perspective of a medical researcher and dozens of survivors. What exactly is food addiction? How is it different than an eating disorder such as bulimia or binge eating? 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 remains a frustrating battle. Diagnosis and treatment evades the suffering food addict. 
 

This revised second edition contains the latest research on food addiction as well as practical recovery strategies for people facing the complicated challenges of comfort overeating, eating disorders, and food addictions. This audiobook offers an affirming and manageable path to healthy and sustainable eating habits.

You will learn:

  • How to identify the trigger foods that you are powerless to resist so you're never caught off guard.
  • Tricks on how to stop eating sugar or use food as a crutch, two of the hardest habits to break. 
  • Stop binge-eating or grazing all day and avoid piling on weight.
  • End the night eating so you fall asleep faster, sleep better, and feel great the next day.
  • How to stop feeling ashamed when you step on the scale and are tempted to drown your sorrows in the kitchen

This audiobook is for anyone who has experienced yo-yo dieting, food obsessions, and food cravings and for people suffering with an eating disorder. It is for anyone who wants to stop eating because of stress or boredom. If you feel guilty about your eating or ashamed of your body, and if you want to lose weight and keep it off and still love your food, this audiobook is for you.

©2019 Vera Tarman (P)2019 Post Hypnotic Press Inc.

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Very informative

Excellent content and a great read if you have food issues, it opens up your understanding to how sugar and flour can be addictive.

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  • 16-11-2019

Depressing

All you have to do is give up sugar, flour, fat, coffee, sweetener, rye flour, soda, diary, fruit etc etc etc. completely and forevermore, and you will be magically cured! Hallelujah! Oh, and measure and weight absolutely everything, even take a scale along if you go to a restaurant! (to weight your broccoli?)

If this is not obsessive, I don't know what is.

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  • KatieCodyBecker
  • 29-06-2020

Life Changing Book

This book is life changing. If you are in a mental place where you are ready to accept the author's recommendation of abstinence from trigger foods, it can change your life. The author thoroughly provides evidence, stories and personal experience to help readers address the root of their food issues. The message is honestly tough to hear - give up the "yummy" food FOREVER if you want to be freed from its shackles. I am two weeks in giving up sugar and flour and feel better all ready. Hopeful I can continue. One. Day. At. A. Time. Wonderful read if you are trying to get to the bottom of food issues, whether you are a severe addict, or someone mildly "hooked" like I am.

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  • brian
  • 29-07-2020

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Very helpful in understanding my addiction and what I can do to bring myself into good health.

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  • Mike hamilton
  • 18-10-2020

very disappointed

I have 64 books in my library and never written a negative review until this one. the book is one continues case report.
yes they help you determine if you are a food addict which is good but that is it. basically the only recovery help is to identify trigger foods and to completely obtsain from those foods. certainly that could have been done in 2 or 3 chapters not 19. I hope I can return the book. i got it on the recommendation of chef AJ. I wonder if she read it ?

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  • Christina Irene
  • 27-09-2020

Great for anyone with any foods issues

I took my time reading this and definitely had to take breaks in between, I finished it between April 2020 and September 2020 because sometimes it's a lot it's overwhelming realizing you've had an issue. I believe that we can create new brain pathways and don't have to be victims of addiction, but this is still inside foot into the addiction I once had.

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  • Lyssa
  • 26-03-2020

Excellent resource for food addicts

This book is very comprehensive, Dr. Tarman covers the science very well. Her expertise in the addiction realm and her own history of food addiction are very compelling and offer much insight. She explorers various treatment perspectives and adds personal stories. This book offers hope and a direction, a great next step after acknowledging that I am indeed a food junkie. I will listen again and again. The narrator is pleasant to listen to as well, I highly recommend this book.

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  • Cindy Rinaman Marsch
  • 24-03-2020

Hard Truth Here

I have lived this reality and suggest Bright Lines Eating as the most cost-effective way to recover.

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  • Cynthia Lummer
  • 08-01-2020

great concepts & references to break the addiction

highly recommend, great information. very helpful. inspiring concepts & references to break the addiction. I will listen to it again to help keep me on track.

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  • MAYA STASINOU
  • 01-11-2020

Masterpiece 💯

Just 👂 again and again for freedom's conquest ❤️
Her YouTube channel has treasure podcasts as well 🧠

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