1. Understanding Compulsive Overeating

    Some call it a food addiction. Others refer to it as compulsive overeating. No matter the label, researchers and doctors agree on one thing: fat, salt and sugar can alter the brain chemistry, making it more difficult to resist eating more. In his book, “The End of Overeating”, former FDA...
  2. Understanding Food Addiction

    Food, like chemical substances, can be addicting. Many people use food as a comfort when feeling down, depressed, anxious, stressed or angry. Foods high in sugar, salt, starch and fat are the most addictive and can trigger the brain with “feel-good” chemicals, similarly to heroin or cocaine. When food addicts...
  1. Tennie Interviewed on Voice America Radio Network

    Tennie McCarty recently appeared on the “One Hour AT A Time” radio show, hosted by Mary Woods on the Voice America Radio Network. Tennie talked about eating disorders, particularly compulsive overeating and food addictions, as well as emotional attachments to food. Click below to listen to the show. It’s also available...
  2. Tennie’s Coming To Indianapolis

    Tennie McCarty is pairing up with CITYOGA in Indianopolis to present “Life Happens…What Now? Shades of Hope Five-Day Intensive Workshop: Exploring Grief, Trauma & Addiction,” taking place August 29 – September 2, 2012, at the Oakwood Retreat Center in Selma, Indiana. The five-day intensive workshop will be presented by best-selling...

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