Alternative Support Groups: The Suppers Program






How else to get support outside of the 12 step community groups? Here is one founded in New Jersey. You could start this or something similar in your locality. http://www.thesuppersprograms.org/

Food Addiction: the Hidden Saboteur of Workplace Productivity






Employers lose billions of dollars each year when workers take time off due to illnesses directly related to obesity: diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease and gallstones, osteoarthritis, gout, breathing problems, even depression. Dr. Tarman recently wrote an article for the Journal of the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association (Spring 2016 edition). Spring-Summer 2016 OOHNA […]

Seasons Greetings






Dear Friends, Think those Christmas cookies are your friends?  That tasty eggnog is brimming with love and affection?  Beware of the Christmas glitter, gifts and commercial twitter … Celebrate instead the fellowship of health, friendship and sobriety.  

A Remember When …..






Written By: Robin Moore   Last month I attended the “1st Annual Food Addiction Conference” in Worcester, Mass, which was held by the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School & the Food Addiction Institute. While this conference was primarily for health care professionals working to help treat people with food addiction, […]

November 17: International Day Experiencing Abstinence






Overeaters Anonymous is hosting this event to help people get through the holidays without overeating. I.D.E.A. Day – International Day Experiencing Abstinence Saturday November 17, 1:30 to 2:30 pm St. Timothy’s Anglican Church, 40 Ridley Blvd., Toronto Further information: OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, Central Ontario Intergroup 830 Bathurst St. Toronto, ON M5G 3G1 416-588-6134 or 1-866-221-5061 info@oaontario.org      www.oaontario.org CONTACT:   […]

Crack Den By a food addict in NY






I went in to a coffee shop (not my regular place) for my daily decaf.  On the counter were individually wrapped baked items.  I picked one up, looked at it, and thought about how it would taste.  Suddenly I realized that as a food addict, I was holding and looking at CRACK.  I got my […]

Experiencing Dr. Tarman’s “Biology Of Addiction”






Over the years I have met numerous professionals in the addictions field, who’ve made many presentations about their areas of study and their experiences working within the realm of their expertise. Between my own addiction and the ensuing treatment I sought, and my current experience as a clean and sober person who now works as […]

October 30 Marks First Annual “Sugar Addiction Awareness Day”






San Jose, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Leading health experts, concerned citizens, seek to make Halloween healthy, raise awareness of sugar’s addictive qualities. Amid increasing concern about the health impacts of sugar overconsumption, and particularly the addictive qualities of sugar, the first annual Sugar Addiction Awareness Day (SAAD) is kicking off October 30, 2011. The […]

Dr. Tarman does not do individual food addiction consultations,Thanks.