Women, Food, and God

Women, Food, and God

An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

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The author of the best-selling When Food Is Love likens overeating to an addiction intended to numb painful emotions and counsels readers to eat in accordance with seven key guidelines and with a greater awareness of actual needs.

Simon and Schuster
Geneen Roth’s 1991 bestseller, When Food Is Love , spoke to a wide audience—including Oprah Winfrey, who embraced Roth’s empowering message. Since then, Roth has taken the sum total of her experience and combined it with spirituality, psychology, and self-awareness to explain women’s true hunger in Women, Food, and God . .

Roth’s approach to eating is the same as any addiction—it is an activity to avoid feeling emotions. From the first page, readers will be struck by Roth’s intelligence, humor, and sensitivity, as she traces the path of overeating from its subtle beginning through its logical end. Whether the drug is booze or brownies, the problem is the same: opting out of life. Roth’s premier advice is eat anything you want . She powerfully argues for personal investigation and urges readers to pay attention to what they truly need—and it usually cannot be found in a supermarket. She provides seven basic guidelines for eating (the most important is to never diet) and shares reassuring, practical advice that has over the years helped thousands of women who have attended her highly successful seminars and workshops..

Truly a thinking woman’s guide to eating—and an anti-diet book— women everywhere will find insights and revelations on every page. .

Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010
Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781416543077
Branch Call Number: 616.8526 R
Characteristics: 211 p. ;,23 cm


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Aug 15, 2012

Title is the best thing this book has going for it - disappointed in content.

tpoqab Dec 09, 2011

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Aug 11, 2011

Says a lot about women and food, not much about God, and nothing we haven't heard before.

cbm039 Jul 08, 2011

I really liked this book! The truth hurts but more importantly helps you grow. You need to be ready to make changes in your life so be in the right frame of mind when you pick it up.

Mar 11, 2011

Bizarre self help book about the relationships with food and God? Kind of rude at times. I stupidly trusted Oprah. She usually picks good books. I will stick with her fiction selections from now on.

Oct 23, 2010

Found several of her comments offensive, really wish she had not been so judgemental at times. The ideas are sound but this is mostly just a repeat of her past books.

Oct 18, 2010

Buy IT!! Wonderful book, real, practical and no nonsense!!


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Dec 15, 2012

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Apr 06, 2010

This is a life changing book...and only the beginning really of the process.
Would anyone be interested in starting up a book discussion group on this book?
You can email me at juliemarier@yahoo.com


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