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Addiction: The Hidden Epidemic
by Pam Killeen (Goodreads Author)
This book is a wake-up call, warning society that unless we learn about more successful recovery treatment strategies, we will continue to see skyrocketing rates of mood disorders and addiction. Through a series of expert interviews, the book presents relevant information about various aspects of addiction including some cutting-edge, effective, nutritionally based ...more
Paperback, 397 pages
Published June 18th 2010
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I really enjoyed this book. Although I've learned a lot about the connection between diet and brain/mood/addiction health I was unaware how long we have known about it. there is a lot of great information in here and especially if you have children, please get them eating whole foods. It's the best gift you can give them.
The subtitle says it all: "The Hidden Epidemic". I never thought of addiction as a hidden epidemic in our culture, but Pam really brings this to light. When she is talking about about addiction, she is not just just talking about drug or pharmaceutical addiction, but rather all addictions, including sugar, tv, video games, sex, etc. And if I am understanding her right, she believes that the underlying cause of it is hypoglycemia and/or depression. hum? really? This is a book I will ponder for ...more