Food Addiction in the News

Food addiction

In November 2021, a renowned former Labour politician, Tom Watson, talked about his struggles with an eating disorder and food addiction. In 2018, Mr Watson made it to the front pages of UK national newspaper when he announced that he reversed Type 2 Diabetes by losing weight on a low carbohydrate/keto diet and becoming increasingly …

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Food addiction

 New Year and already thinking about starting a new diet? How many have you tried to date? Want to stop obsessing about food and weight once and for all? Why not try something different this year?  Dieting is only a temporary solution for a very complex problem that doesn’t resolve with just “eating less and …

Food Addiction, Myth or Reality?

Food addiction

Does food addiction exist, or it is just an excuse for overeating and “always being on a diet”? How can we have an addiction to something as necessary as eating? In my 20 years of clinical experience, I have never seen so many people suffering from chronic illnesses, obesity and being overweight. I speak of …

Bitten Jonsson, the Swedish warrior

Meet the experts

Bitten Jonsson is a world-renowned trainer of Sugar Addiction Counsellors, with nearly 40 years of experience in addiction medicine and treatment. Based in Sweden, Bitten is a registered nurse, addiction specialist and authorized provider of SUGAR® / ADDIS® diagnostic assessments and training. Her expertise spans the full range of addiction screening and diagnostic assessment to …

Don’t be a slave of the scales

Emotional eating

Do you weigh yourself very often? Have you become a slave of the scales and your weight dictates how you are going to feel the rest of the day or the week? A failure or someone who is meeting agreed targets? You are not alone, there are many people who follow this daily ritual and …

Breaking Denial

Food addiction

I’ve always liked routine and being brought up in Spain, food is a very important part of our life. Since I can remember, I had the same thing to eat for breakfast: what we call in the UK “French bread”, I normally had it with olive oil and salt. It was delicious and I never …

Food Junkies: The Truth about Food Addiction by Vera Tarman

Book Reviews

Dr Vera Tarman is a family doctor based in Toronto. She is the medical director of Renascent, an addiction treatment centre that until recently was one of the few inpatient treatment centres for food addiction in the world. Dr Tarman specialises in the innovative field of food addiction, she runs workshops, lectures, and other events …