Category Archives: Food Addiction

Why We Eat Chocolate, according to David Deida

I stumbled on relationship coach David Deida’s website through some friends who are his students…And in this free excerpt from one of his books I found an interesting theory on why we eat chocolate…..The explanation which I’ve often felt/thought and … Continue reading

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Top 7 Reasons People Don't Eat Raw

1. Social Cooked food is woven in to the fabric of society. Humans need community to thrive. Eating raw can be socially alienating, thus trading one unhealthy state (toxicity) for another (social ostracism). 2. Detox Many people go raw and … Continue reading

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I Can Accept Myself As I Am

I’m still on the wagon and loving it! I’m looking forward to sharing some of the steps to how I think this happened! Here is one of them…. This was one of the EBT (Emotional Brain Training) Cycles that I … Continue reading

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End of Addiction

I am amazed. I was feeling so addicted. And now I am so completely not. What happened???? Here’s what I think…. 1. Prayer 2. Lucky tooth-ache and cold 3. Exercise 4. Raw Foods 5. Green Juice 6. EBT (Emotional Brain … Continue reading

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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Time Magazine Reports on the book Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss… Reporter Michael Moss takes readers on a tour of the $1 trillion processed food industry, and the sights aren’t pretty. … Continue reading

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The Joy Foods Diet

* Do you need more support in sticking to your ideal diet, high-raw diet or 100% raw diet? * Is emotional detox making it difficult to transition to a cleaner diet? * Are you suffering from food addictions, emotional eating, … Continue reading

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How I Am Overcoming Food Addiction

Wow! It is over! The darkest hour is just before dawn – truly. Yep, I guess I’m a rock bottom girl. Gotta touch ground before I can spring up. Or maybe I just like to push boundaries. How much can … Continue reading

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Emotional Brain Training TeleGroup with Barbara Gabriel, MFT

An 8 Month Program – 1.5 hour Teleclass every Wednesday at 4:00 PM – Beginning Wednesday October 3rd. How The Emotional Brain Training Teleclass Group works… 1. Email me if interested, and I will email you a sign-up link if there … Continue reading

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FDA Admits Cooking Causes Cancer

You hear different reasons why the raw food diet is healthy. It is the enzymes, they say, the life force in the food that makes it easier to digest. Or it is the denaturation, the loss of minerals and other … Continue reading

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Refined Food Addiction

Do you live in service to your gut or to your higher intelligence? Perhaps you can not serve two masters in this arena. Either your gut rules you and you live to do its bidding, or your mind/spirit rules you … Continue reading

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Nice Self-Forgiveness Tip

“I’ve learned a little trick from a good friend. When she slips up and eats unhealthy food, she tilts her head to the side to kiss her shoulder. This little affirmation shows that we can make mistakes, but still love … Continue reading

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My Life & Death Battle With a Food Demon

How did it all start? It started with the best year ever! After about 7 or 8 years at 99% to 100% raw, my longest raw stint ever, I topped it off with a year of 100% raw without raw … Continue reading

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Faces of Addiction

Have you seen the amazing series of photographs, “Faces of Addiction” by Chris Amade? Taken by Chris Arnade, a Citigroup foreign exchange trader who shares his photos on Flickr, the series has been picked up by newspapers and magazines. The … Continue reading

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How To Stick to Any Diet!

Empower Yourself The secret to sticking with a diet is to empower yourself. And how do you empower yourself? Well when you are committed to a certain diet plan, whether it is 100% vegetarian, vegan or raw vegan, or whether … Continue reading

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Victims of the Fire – The Results of Cooked Food Addictiont

Written at a time when I was experimenting with an 80%-90% raw diet… I feel like eating cooked food is ungrateful of me. It is ungrateful for the gift I’ve been given of the knowledge of this diet. And even … Continue reading

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Daily Raw Inspiration – Reframing Raw

It is silly to beat ourselves up for slipping. Humans slip. In a cooked society a raw person is swimming upstream. So give yourself a break. From a positive mind-state, you’ll more quickly find your way back to the healthy … Continue reading

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Daily Raw Inspiration – Setting Doable Goals for Change

If you desire to lose weight or get healthier, it is important to honor what you say you are going to do. Many of us have backed out of what we said we were going to do so many times … Continue reading

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The Real Cause of Weight Gain

Why do I still struggle with food issues 18 years after going raw? I lost about 45 lbs. in the first few months of being a raw vegan. 18 years later I’ve put back on about 15 of those pounds, … Continue reading

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Creating Something to Look Forward To

As I mentioned in my last post, I was allowing myself some cooked foods on occasion but then noticed some food addictions creeping back in to my life. Well, now I’m finding a new way to come back to a … Continue reading

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Addiction and Tricks of the Mind

To go raw and stay 100% raw I had to learn all my little mind-tricks that I play on myself. I learned these first when I quit smoking at 24. I started smoking at 14, and it took me years … Continue reading

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