The Eating Instinct

Food Culture, Body Image, and Guilt in America
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.75 hours)
Product Number: Z100143627
Released: Nov 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781977397645
Narrator/s: Julie McKay
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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An exploration, both personal and deeply reported, of how we learn to eat in today's toxic food culture. Food is supposed to sustain and nourish us. Eating well, any doctor will tell you, is the best way to take care of yourself. Feeding well, any human will tell you, is the most important job a mother has. But for too many of us, food now feels dangerous. We parse every bite we eat as good or bad, and judge our own worth accordingly. When her newborn daughter stopped eating after a medical crisis, Virginia Sole-Smith spent two years teaching her how to feel safe around food again-and in the process, realized just how many of us are struggling to do the same thing. The Eating Instinct visits kitchen tables around America to tell Sole-Smith's own story, as well as the stories of women recovering from weight loss surgery, of people who eat only nine foods, of families with unlimited grocery budgets and those on food stamps. Every struggle is unique. But Sole-Smith shows how they're also all products of our modern food culture. And they're all asking the same questions: How did we learn to eat this way? Why is it so hard to feel good about food? And how can we make it better?

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Author(s): Virginia Sole-Smith
Original Publish Date: Nov 13, 2018

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Author(s): Virginia Sole-Smith
Narrator(s): Julie McKay
Product Number DD41556
Released: Nov 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781977317643
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Author(s): Virginia Sole-Smith
Product Number EB00719301
Released: Nov 13, 2018
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
ISBN: #9781250120991

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