The Emotional Eater's Book of Inspiration: 90 Truths You Need to Know to Overcome Your Food Addiction

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Da Capo Press, Mar 17, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 220 pages
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Debbie Danowski weighed in at more than 300 pounds. Years of trying every diet program imaginable left her feeling exhausted, miserable, and hopeless. By realizing the connections between food and emotions, she learned to overcome her food addiction. Now, The Emotional Eater's Book of Inspiration offers the tips that helped her lose more than 160 pounds — and keep them off for the past seventeen years. One of the biggest hurdles to weight loss and continued success in food-addiction recovery is denial. The Emotional Eater's Book of Inspiration helps you confront your own "fat lies" by providing 90 essential truths, such as: You won't lose one ounce of weight by talking about it. Dieting is not a competitive sport. Cleaning your plate will not feed one starving child. "Free" foods are too expensive. Touching on common challenges faced by everyone who's wrestled with emotional eating and food addiction, Debbie Danowski empowers you to manage your emotional connections to food, giving you the tools to achieve long-term success.

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Debbie Danowski, Ph.D., is a nationally renowned expert on weight loss. A pioneer in the food addictions field, she is the author of Why Can’t I Stop Eating?, Locked Up For Eating Too Much, and The Overeater’s Journal. For over twenty years, she has worked as a freelance writer, her articles appearing in First For Women, Woman’s Day, and Seventeen, among other publications. A member of the International Advisory Board of the Food Addiction Institute, she currently holds an associate professorship at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. Danowksi lives in Connecticut.

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