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The Resource Cravings : how I conquered food : a memoir, Judy Collins

Cravings : how I conquered food : a memoir, Judy Collins

Label
Cravings : how I conquered food : a memoir
Title
Cravings
Title remainder
how I conquered food : a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Judy Collins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A candid memoir by folk legend Judy Collins of her lifelong struggle with compulsive overeating and the spiritual solution that saved her. Since childhood, Judy Collins has been preoccupied, haunted, seduced, and taunted by food, a problem that nearly cost her her career and her life. For decades she thought her food issues were moral issues--lack of self-will, lack of discipline--and she worked hard at controlling what she thought of as her shameful inclinations, employing measures that led to serious health complications. Today she knows she was born with an addiction to sugar and grains, flour and wheat. The discovery of a solution to her problem prompted the desire to share what she has learned, which has brought her peace of mind, a clean food plan, years of maintaining the same weight, and a glow of joy and health. Alternating between chapters on her life and those of the many diet gurus she has come to know (from Lord Byron to Atkins, Jean Nidetch of Weight Watchers, and Andrew Weil), Cravings is the story of the mountains Collins has climbed and the monsters she has encountered on the path to recovery"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Judy
Dewey number
  • 616.85/2630092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC552.B84
LC item number
C65 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Collins, Judy
  • Bulimia
  • Compulsive eating
  • Eating disorders
  • Singers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction
Label
Cravings : how I conquered food : a memoir, Judy Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The source of the trouble -- My journey: the first decade, running -- Lives of the diet gurus: Lord Byron -- My journey: the forties -- Lives of the diet gurus: Gayelord Hauser, the man who invented the celebrity diet -- My journey: into the fifties: music, music, music, and my galloping food addiction -- Lives of the diet gurus: Hippocrates, Cornaro, Brillat-Savarin, Faxian, and William the Conqueror -- Diets, hunger, starvation, and solutions -- My journey: teenage years -- Lives of the diet gurus: William Banting -- My journey: the late fifties and the sixties -- Lives of the diet gurus: Jean Nidetch and Weight Watchers -- My journey: my entrance into America's folk music revival -- Lives of the diet gurus: Donaldson, Pennington, Atkins, Stillman, Taller -- My journey: the heart of the matter -- Lives of the diet gurus: Dr. Andrew Weil -- My journey: the late sixties and the seventies -- Lives of the diet gurus: Linus Pauling, Adelle Davis, and the vitamin revolution -- My journey: almost nearing the last gasp -- Lives of the diet gurus: The Scarsdale Diet and Dr. Herman Tarnower -- My journey: life on life's terms -- Lives of the diet gurus: Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith; alcoholism and food addiction -- My journey: the solution--celebration
Control code
1704713
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780385541312
Lccn
2016009368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1704713
  • (OCoLC)951214724
Label
Cravings : how I conquered food : a memoir, Judy Collins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The source of the trouble -- My journey: the first decade, running -- Lives of the diet gurus: Lord Byron -- My journey: the forties -- Lives of the diet gurus: Gayelord Hauser, the man who invented the celebrity diet -- My journey: into the fifties: music, music, music, and my galloping food addiction -- Lives of the diet gurus: Hippocrates, Cornaro, Brillat-Savarin, Faxian, and William the Conqueror -- Diets, hunger, starvation, and solutions -- My journey: teenage years -- Lives of the diet gurus: William Banting -- My journey: the late fifties and the sixties -- Lives of the diet gurus: Jean Nidetch and Weight Watchers -- My journey: my entrance into America's folk music revival -- Lives of the diet gurus: Donaldson, Pennington, Atkins, Stillman, Taller -- My journey: the heart of the matter -- Lives of the diet gurus: Dr. Andrew Weil -- My journey: the late sixties and the seventies -- Lives of the diet gurus: Linus Pauling, Adelle Davis, and the vitamin revolution -- My journey: almost nearing the last gasp -- Lives of the diet gurus: The Scarsdale Diet and Dr. Herman Tarnower -- My journey: life on life's terms -- Lives of the diet gurus: Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith; alcoholism and food addiction -- My journey: the solution--celebration
Control code
1704713
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780385541312
Lccn
2016009368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1704713
  • (OCoLC)951214724

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