Can You Be Alone With a Bowl of Choco­late?: Strength­en­ing Healthy Food Choices

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September 1, 2021

Let’s face it, Jew­ish peo­ple are obsessed with food. What Jew­ish event does­n’t include food? And who among us has­n’t been on a diet? And off a diet. And on a diet. We’re con­stant­ly fight­ing our inner brat who wants to eat what­ev­er it wants! Our cul­ture, as well as our envi­ron­ment, con­stant­ly sends mes­sages to keep eat­ing. And we ignore our inner sergeant/​coach who cares about our health. We love to dis­cuss food, watch food pro­grams, and even get recipes from Tik­Tok. But we are reluc­tant to dis­cuss nutri­tion-relat­ed dis­eases like pre-dia­betes, dia­betes, heart dis­ease, gut issues like gluten intol­er­ance, and some can­cers that often cre­ate the need to change our eat­ing habits. In writ­ing Can You Be Alone With a Bowl of Choco­late?, Dr. Berman-Levine helps you devel­op real­is­tic goals drawn from over 40 years of behav­ioral nutri­tion coun­sel­ing, and uni­ver­si­ty teach­ing. Com­plet­ing the thought-pro­vok­ing activ­i­ties will help you devel­op strate­gies to make healthy food choic­es with humor and with­out giv­ing up your love of food.

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