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Tennie McCarty Joins The Huffington Post As Healthy Living Blogger On Eating Disorders, Food Addiction & Compulsive Overeating

Best-selling author & food addiction expert brings her insights to The Huffington Post readers.

March 11, 2013–  Best-selling author and food addictions expert, Tennie McCarty, has joined The Huffington Post as one of its Healthy Living bloggers on eating disorders and food addiction. Tennie’s blog entries will focus largely on anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, compulsive overeating, emotional eating and other food-related addictions. The Huffington Post is one of the top news and commentary websites in the United States.

“I am so grateful that The Huffington Post has given me the chance to spread awareness about eating disorders, food addiction and compulsive overeating,” Tennie McCarty said. “From struggling with my own bulimia and food addiction, I know firsthand the obstacles people dealing with these issues face, and I am excited to share my knowledge with The Huffington Post’s readers.”

Tennie McCarty is one of the foremost experts in treating addiction to behaviors and substances, especially food, as well as the bestselling author of “Shades of Hope: How to Treat Your Addiction to Food” (now in paperback). A certified addictions specialist and licensed counselor in chemical dependency, Tennie and her insights on food addiction and eating disorders have been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Addicted to Food,” ABC’s “Nightline 20/20,” “The Dr. Oz Show,” “The Joy Behar Show,”  NBC’s “Today Show,” Style Network’s “Ruby,” A&E’s “Intervention” and others. Nearly 25 years ago, she co-founded Shades of Hope Treatment Center in Buffalo Gap, Texas.

Founded by Arianna Huffington, The Huffington Post is a news website, content aggregator and blog. The site covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women’s interests and local news.

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