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Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should Read

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Food Addiction books.

1. When Food Is Comfort: Nurture Yourself Mindfully, Rewire Your Brain, and End Emotional Eating (2018)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadLearn Inner Nurturing and End Emotional Eating If you regularly eat when you’re not truly hungry, choose unhealthy comfort foods, or eat beyond fullness, something is out of balance. Recent advances in brain science have uncovered the crucial role that our early social and emotional environment plays in the development of imbalanced eating patterns. When we do not receive consistent and sufficient emotional nurturance during our early years, we are at greater risk of seeking it from external sources, such as food. Despite logical arguments, we have difficulty modifying our behavior because…
Author(s): Julie M. Simon, Manejwala MD, Omar

2. Never Binge Again(tm): Reprogram Yourself to Think Like a Permanently Thin Person. Stop Overeating and Binge Eating and Stick to the Food Plan of Your Choice! (2015)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadMost contemporary thought on overeating and bingeing focuses on healing and self-love. But people who’ve overcome food and weight issues often report it was more like capturing and caging a rabid dog than learning to love their inner child…Open the cage even an inch—or show that dog an ounce of fear—and it’ll quickly burst out to shred your healthy eating plans, undoing all your progress in a heartbeat.From his perspective as a formerly food-obsessed psychologist—and previous consultant to major food manufacturers—Dr. Livingston shares specific…
Author(s): Livingston Ph.D., Glenn

3. Satisfied: A 90-Day Spiritual Journey Toward Food Freedom (2018)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadAre you satisfied with your relationship with food? And if not, are you ready to take those first steps toward food freedom? Maybe you question if you’re brave enough to face the oppressive power food has over you, or the way it makes you feel about yourself. Maybe you’re only beginning to recognize your relationship with food isn t a healthy one. Or maybe you’ve lost hope that anything can change. Dr. Rhona experienced all of this and more. Because she has lived through and overcome food addiction, she knows too well the struggles in beginning the path to freedom. That’s why she has written…
Author(s): Dr. Rhona Epstein

4. The Food Addiction Recovery Workbook: How to Manage Cravings, Reduce Stress, and Stop Hating Your Body (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) (2017)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadWhen it comes to addiction, abstinence isn’t always the answer—and with food addiction, this is especially true. And yet, for decades nutritional experts have dissected the problem of obesity, and the result has been a series of recommendations about what and how much to eat. When “eating too much fat” was thought to cause obesity, grocery store shelves exploded with low-fat products. Next came the low carb craze that led us to fear eating all carbohydrates, and with it came another assortment of fad products and diets. This pattern has repeated numerous…
Author(s): Ross MD MPH, Carolyn Coker

5. Anatomy of a Food Addiction 3th (third) edition (1996)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadPaperback ASIN: B0073SX4BO Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 55 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #22,704,292 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Anne Katherine

6. When Food Is Your Drug: A Food Addict’s Guide to Managing Emotional Eating (2019)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadHave you ever found yourself covered in cookie crumbs with an empty container next to you after an argument with your spouse, but you have no recollection of eating an entire box of Thin Mints? Do you struggle to stay committed to a diet meal plan because you just are constantly hungry?Does food provide you comfort in your loneliest moments?In this thought-provoking and practical book, When Food Is Your Drug will help you determine the extent of your emotional eating issue and how to go about addressing it. Emotional eaters know they have a…
Author(s): Kristin Jones , Dawn Klemish, et al.

7. Breaking the Stronghold of Food: How We Conquered Food Addictions and Discovered a New Way of Living (2017)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadIn their first-ever jointly authored book, Michael and Nancy Brown share the inspiring, practical, and humorous story of their own journey from obesity to vibrant health. If you want to break free from the stronghold of food and discover a wonderful new way of life, this book will show you the way….
Author(s): Brown PhD, Michael L., Nancy Brown

8. Food Addiction: The Body Knows: Revised & Expanded Edition (1993)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadAre you a food addict? Do you gain more weight than you lose after every diet?Can one cookie destroy all your good intentions? Do you eat when you are disappointed, tense or anxious? Since its publication, Food Addiction has become a primary resource for food addicts and compulsive eaters. Now it is updated and presented in a revised and expanded edition, with a new chapter on relapse. For a food addict, relapse is an ever present danger which begins in the mind before reaching for that cupcake or other trigger food. Here food addiction is defined, trigger foods…
Author(s): Sheppard MA, Kay

9. Food Junkies: Recovery from Food Addiction (2019)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadOvereating, binge eating, obesity, anorexia, and bulimia — Food Junkies tackles the complex, poorly understood issue of food addiction from the perspective of a medical researcher and dozens of survivors. What exactly is food addiction? How is it different than an eating disorder such as bulimia or binge eating?  Is it possible to draw a hard line between indulging cravings for "comfort food" and engaging in substance abuse? For people struggling with food addictions, recognizing their condition remains a frustrating battle. Diagnosis and treatment evades the suffering food addict.  This revised second edition contains…
Author(s): Vera Tarman

10. Food: the Good Girl’s Drug: How to Stop Using Food to Control Your Feelings (2011)

 Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should ReadSunny Sea Gold started fighting binge eating disorder in her early teens. But books on the topic were often aimed at housewives with kids and a white picket fence, women she had a hard time relating to. What about the girls who found themselves using all their roommate’s peanut butter, nibbling from the work refrigerator, or hiding a stash of chocolate from boyfriends, and were too ashamed to say anything?   Calling on top mental health professionals, nutritionists, and fitness experts, Sunny offers real advice to a new generation fighting an age-old war. With humor and compassion, Food: The Good Girl’s Drug is about…
Author(s): Sunny Sea Gold

Best Food Addiction Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some food addiction books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Starved to Obesity: My Journey Out of Food Addiction and How You Can Escape It Too!

Author(s): Emily Boller; Joel Fuhrman
ID: 2371488, Publisher: Post Hill Press, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

Food junkies: recovery from food addiction

Author(s): Tarman, Vera
ID: 2775596, Publisher: Dundurn, Year: 2019, Size: 873 Kb, Format: epub

Compulsive eating behavior and food addiction: emerging pathological constructs

Author(s): Cottone, R. Rocco; Koob, George F.; Moore, Catherine F.; Sabino, Valentina
ID: 2788312, Publisher: Elsevier Academic Press, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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