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From the First Bite: A Complete Guide to Recovery from Food Addiction
Renowned therapist, eating disorder specialist and recovering food addict Kay Sheppard helps countless individuals win their battles over food addiction-people for whom diets, pills and purging have become a way of life. In 1993, her groundbreaking book, Food Addiction: The Body Knows, explained the illness of food addiction from the physiological origins through recovery. ...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Hci
(first published 2000)
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Nov 15, 2014 A.C. Bauch rated it liked it
For me, the most useful parts of this book pertain to the physical and psychological nature of food addiction and the impact the disease has on every aspect of a person's being. I skimmed the parts about the actual food plan, because my diet is quite different from the one prescribed (though my diet also eliminates or minimizes use of sugar and wheat). I also didn't read all the twelve step information in depth, since I just finished the twelve steps section in the actual Overeaters Anonymous bo ...more
Another failed attempt to read a self-help book. I don't know why I bother. They never "speak" to me. I can't relate to the stories in this book. I did learn though that I am not a food addict. Just a person who loves to cook and eat great food. It's my metabolism that's the problem. Yea...that's my story and I'm sticking to it.