Psychology Today: Breaking the Bonds of Food Addiction

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Penguin, Dec 7, 2004 - Psychology - 336 pages
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From Alpha Books and Psychology Today magazine comes expert advice that explains the whys and hows of food obsession and compulsive overeating. Readers will gain the background and tools needed to fashion a plan for happier, healthier living and help themselves out of compulsive overeating-starting right now. It also shows readers how to work out individual food issues, move beyond addiction, and maintain a healthy, lifelong relationship with food.

* More than 135 million Americans are estimated to be either overweight or obese
* American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported that Americans spend nearly $45 billion annually on weight-loss products and services and the American Dietary Association indicates that 65% ofall women are currently dieting or plan to start a diet in 2004

 

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Contents

Title Page
Your Psychological Relationship with Food
Your Physical Relationship with Food
Dieting and Disordered Eating
The Nature of Eating
The Way We
Healthy Eating
Food Matters
Maintaining a Healthy Relationship with Food
Helping Hands
A Personal Plan for Healthy Living
Affirmative Action
Emotional Makeover
Healthy Body Healthy Mind
Managing Setbacks
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Breaking the Bonds
Identifying Eating Triggers

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