Sugar is just as addictive as some drugs, and should be treated like a serious drug habit. Matt Galloway spoke with Dr. Vera Tarman, she is an addiction specialist, and also the author of Food Junkies: The Truth About Food.
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Dr. Vera Tarman is medical director of Renascent Treatment Center Toronto and a confessed food addict. In her book, Food Junkies, she outlines her controversial approach to food addiction. Tarman advocates abstinence from trigger foods such as sugar, fat, salt, flour and caffeine.
Addiction specialist, Vera Tarman, MD, MSc, FCFP, shares what food addiction is, the signs of food addiction, and the treatment options available.
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Dr. Vera Tarman is interviewed by Byfor RCI (Radio Canada International).
Science is emerging showing that people can suffer food addictions, and but there is still little help available for them, says Dr. Vera Tarman, author of Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction. While some experts disagree that food can be addictive, Tarman’s own experience as medical director at an addiction clinic has convinced her otherwise.
“I see it all the time,” she says describing symptoms of obsession, loss of control, shame, self-loathing that are common to alcohol and cocaine addicts, as well those addicted to food.”
Dr. J. Renae Norton, of Eating Disorder Pro, interviews Dr. Tarman on Food Addiction
Dr. Renae Norton & Dr. Vera Tarman discuss “Addictions Unplugged”
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Cathy’s guest is Dr. Vera Tarman, author of Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction. Dr. Tarman is a medical practitioner with a specialty in addiction medicine. In her book she discusses overeating, binge eating, obesity, anorexia, and bulimia.
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