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Announcing: Virtual Course with Dr. Vera Tarman to Learn About Sugar and Food Addiction!

The Sugar & Food Addiction course with addiction specialist, Dr. Vera Tarman, is exactly what you’ve been looking for!

It’s a three-week immersive experience with Dr. Tarman, and her team of food addiction counselors, who will give you the tools you need to make sugar addiction a thing of the past.

No matter how long you’ve been living with sugar or food addiction or how far-gone you feel, you can take control back.

ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN: SEPT 30 – OCT 7, 2023

DO YOU FEEL…

  • Completely out of control around certain foods?
  • Obsessed with food – sometimes food is all you think about?
  • Ashamed about how much you eat some days?
  • Desperate to find the next “miracle diet” that will finally work for you?
  • Your binges and “secret eating” have led to obesity or medical problems, but you still can’t stop?
  • You make promises to yourself about taking control of your eating… and then promptly break them, every time?
  • Hopeless… will I ever be able to change my eating habits?

If this sounds like you, then you’ve come to the right place!

The Sugar & Food Addiction course with addiction specialist, Dr. Vera Tarman, is exactly what you’ve been looking for!

It’s a three-week immersive experience with Dr. Tarman, and her team of food addiction counselors, who will give you the tools you need to make sugar addiction a thing of the past.

No matter how long you’ve been living with sugar or food addiction or how far-gone you feel, you can take control back.

ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN: SEPT 30 – OCT 7, 2023

YOU WILL LEARN

  • Why your self-destructive behaviors around food are not your fault.
  • How specific foods are engineered to hijack your brain chemistry.
  • The role of hormones and neurotransmitters in creating and perpetuating cravings and urges around food.
  • How “wanting,” “knowing,” and “doing” are controlled in the brain and how to make this work to your benefit.
  • The differences between food addiction and various eating disorders and why this matters for diagnosis and treatment.
  • The different stages of food addiction and which treatment approaches are best for each.
  • The critical importance of social support in recovery from food addiction – why treatment must go beyond just the food.
  • How to create a recovery plan that’s realistic, enjoyable, and sustainable, so you can achieve food freedom and reclaim your life.
  • There is hope: no matter how far gone you feel, no matter how alone or out of control, you can recover from sugar and food addiction.

ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN: SEPT 30 – OCT 7, 2023

HOW DO I KNOW THIS COURSE IS FOR ME?

There are logical scientific explanations for why you engage in behaviors that may feel irrational to you. Certain foods have very specific effects on your brain chemistry – effects that override the “higher-order” part of your brain that controls conscious decision-making and sensible actions. Learning about these effects and identifying which foods are the most problematic for you are the keys to using this biology in your favor rather than trying to follow diets that work against it at every turn – a strategy that has failed you every time.

The Sugar & Food Addiction course will teach you how to make peace with food and gain control of your eating, by harnessing your brain chemistry and directing it to work for you in a way that supports healthful habits and food serenity for the long term.

Additionally, the 3 weeks of support you will get from Dr. Tarman and her team will give you an invaluable foundation for your recovery. If you found it impossible to make lasting change in the past because you were doing it alone, this course will provide you with a completely different experience—one that’s inspiring and empowering.

The fellowship you’ll experience in a community of people who know exactly how you feel—plus the education and support you’ll receive from trained experts—is the missing piece that will help you be successful now.

**This is the first course of its kind! Nowhere is this information laid out so clearly for students, professionals, or the lay public.

ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN: SEPT 30 – OCT 7, 2023

Overview

The Sugar & Food Addiction course will guide you through why you feel out of control around food—and how to break free.

It is a self-paced, online, video-based training program designed to help you understand the biology and neurochemistry of food addiction so that you can identify the specific foods and food behaviors that are problematic for you in order to create your own food plan that you can implement and enjoy for the long term. Equipped with the plan that works best for you, you can begin to be free of the hold food has over you, take control of your eating habits, and finally, achieve the weight loss and health goals you’ve so desperately been seeking.

COURSE CONTENT

Module 1: What is Food Addiction?

  • Lesson 1: Setting the stage: the processed food industry
  • Lesson 2: The hunger hormones
  • Lesson 3: The neurochemicals
  • Lesson 4: Willpower in the face of addiction
  • Lesson 5: The four stages of food addiction

Module 2: Am I a Food Addict?

  • Lesson 1: The diagnosis of food addiction
  • Lesson 2: Food addiction and eating disorders
  • Lesson 3: The arguments: food addiction does not exist

Module 3: Food Addiction Treatment

  • Lesson 1: The standard treatments for obesity do not work
  • Lesson 2: Eating plans that do NOT work
  • Lesson 3: Abstinence for the food addict
  • Lesson 4: Abstinence food plans for the food addict

Module 4: It’s Not Just About the Food

  • Lesson 1: Relapse prevention
  • Lesson 2: Support, support, support!
  • Lesson 3: How to say NO when all my friends are food pushers

Module 5: Food Addiction Issues

  • Lesson 1: What is volume addiction?
  • Lesson 2: What is transfer addiction?
  • Lesson 3: Intermittent fasting

ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN: SEPT 30 – OCT 7, 2023

ABOUT DR. VERA TARMAN

Vera Tarman, MD, is the Medical Director of one of Canada’s largest treatment centers for substance abuse. She is an internationally renowned expert on sugar & food addiction and is the author of Food Junkies: Recovery From Food Addiction. Additionally, she co-hosts the Food Junkies Podcast, runs educational workshops, and is a featured speaker at medical and academic conferences. Dr. Tarman is a highly respected authority on diagnosing and treating food addiction and has lived the food addiction experience herself: she is a recovering food addict who has maintained a 100-pound weight loss for more than 12 years. Dr. Tarman is an INFACT School Faculty guest presenter.

Dr. Tarman on the Food Addiction Podcast