• Food Junkies

  • The Truth About Food Addiction
  • By: Vera Tarman, Phil Werdell
  • Narrated by: Lisa Bunting
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-07-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Post Hypnotic Press
  • 5 out of 5 stars 5.0 (2 ratings)

Summary

2016 Voice Arts Award Finalist
A fact-filled guide to coping with compulsive overeating problems by an experienced addiction 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.
©2014 Vera Tarman with Philip Werdell (P)2016 Post Hypnotic Press Inc.
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4 out of 5 stars
By John Iadipaolo on 16-08-16

Thoughtful and Provocative Examination of Addictio

If you could sum up Food Junkies in three words, what would they be?

Thoughtful
Comprehensive
Honest

What did you like best about this story?

It examines a disease which has been long misunderstood, shamed and ignored with honesty, clarity and careful consideration of research as well as the authors' personal and professional experience.

What three words best describe Lisa Bunting’s voice?

Clear
Direct
Neutral

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No. Since I relate to this topic I had to listen and digest it in small parts over time.

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By MMH Toronto on 07-03-17

No Easy Fixes Here

An interesting and engaging book and perspective. After hearing it, I realize that being addicted to food is a spectrum. self awareness of where we fall in this spectrum is essential to healing. Dr. Tarman makes a compelling case for abstinence from trigger foods, not a popular stance to take. Great book, glad to have read it.

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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