What Are You Hungry For?: Women, Food, and Spirituality

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Macmillan, Jan 16, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 256 pages
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Women have many secrets. But a woman's secret relationship with food and her body can overshadow other aspects of her life, filling her with obsession, shame and fear. Many women waste countless years focusing on food and appearance, rather than spending energy on what holds deepest meaning for them in life.

In What Are You Hungry For? authors Taylor and Ginsburg show how obsessive dieting, a distorted body image and eating disorders are often symptoms of a deep spiritual void. They offer a revolutionary--and easy to follow--approach to resolving deep-seated food and body issues using methods adapted from Eastern mind/body practices such as yoga.

What Are You Hungry For? is a discovery book in the tradition of Susie Orbach's Fat is a Feminist Issue and Geneen Roth's When Food is Love. It will change the way you think about your body and the way you approach preparing and eating every single meal.

"Finally, an insightful book that ties together food and our spiritual practice What Are You Hungry For? provides both philosophical and practical ways to understand our relationship with what we take into our bodies and to how we are following our internal voices." --Rodney Yee, yoga teacher and star of the bestselling video series "Yoga Journal's Yoga with Rodney Yee"
  

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Although Taylor is a classically trained chef and the author of three cookbooks, there are no recipes in this self-help book about women and food. She and freelance writer Ginsburg are columnists ... Read full review

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Page 223 - Colbin, Annemarie. Food and Healing. New York: Ballantine Books, 1996. Robbins, John. The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Change Your Life and Our World. Berkeley: Conari Press, 2001. Taylor, Mary F. Lunch Crunch: Beating the Lunch Box Blues.

About the author (2003)

Mary Taylor is a classically trained chef who studied at L'Ecole Des Trois Gourmandes and Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. She is the author of three cookbooks, including New Vegetarian Classics, and has practiced yoga and meditation for 25 years.   Lynn Ginsburg is a freelance writer with a longtime interest in nutrition and health. She has contributed to a number of publications, including The Los Angeles Times and Walking. Together, Taylor and Ginsburg are the "Eating Wisely" columnists for Yoga Journal and conduct Women, Food and Spirituality workshops nationwide.

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