Obsessed: America's Food Addiction--and My Own

Obsessed: America's Food Addiction--and My Own

Mika Brzezinski

Mika Brzezinski is at conflict opposed to weight problems. On Morning Joe, she is frequently so adamant approximately bettering America’s consuming conduct that a few humans have dubbed her “the meals Nazi.” What they don’t comprehend is that Mika wages a private struggle opposed to dangerous consuming behavior each day, and during this ebook she describes her historical past of meals obsession and distorted physique photo, and her lifelong fight to be skinny. She believes it’s time all of us discovered to forestall blaming ourselves, and every different, and consider the genuine culprits—the foodstuff we devour and our habit to it. Mika feels the one technique to do that is to damage in the course of the partitions of silence and disgrace we’ve outfitted round weight problems and meals obsessions. She believes we have to speak overtly approximately how our state grew to become obese, and what we will do to show the nook and step firmly onto the trail of overall healthiness. So Mika made a care for her very shut buddy Diane: they'd interact in this publication and on their own objectives, to aid Diane drop seventy five kilos and to damage Mika’s obsession with staying superthin.
As she did in her bestseller Knowing Your Value, Mika has packed each one bankruptcy with insights from amazing humans in drugs, wellbeing and fitness, company, the humanities, and politics. Singer Jennifer Hudson, the overdue author and director Nora Ephron, television host Gayle King, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, and so on speak in confidence Mika approximately their very own demanding situations and what works for them in terms of foodstuff and vitamin. It’s time we stopped whispering the F-word (“fat”) the best way we used to shun the C-word (“cancer”).

This book—with its trademark Brzezinski smarts, honesty, and courage—launches us right into a no-holds-barred dialog with friends and family, in colleges and kitchens, in Congress and the meals undefined, to assist us all locate how you can take on one of many greatest difficulties status among us and a more fit America.

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