Obsessed: America's Food Addiction—and My Own

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Weinstein Publishing
Pub. Date:
2013
Language:
English
Description
Mika Brzezinski is at war against obesity. On Morning Joe, she is adamant about improving America’s eating habits. She believes it’s time we all learned to stop blaming ourselves, and each other, and look at the real culprits—the food we eat and our addiction to it.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781602861770
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDefcf21a1-aa53-390f-9459-ac213a84db6b
Grouping Titleobsessed americas food addiction and my own
Grouping Authormika brzezinski
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-11-28 04:53:32AM
Last Indexed2021-11-28 05:19:08AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781602861763

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
authorMika Brzezinski
author_displayMika Brzezinski
available_at_addisonOnline OverDrive Collection
detailed_location_addisonOnline OverDrive Collection
display_description

Mika Brzezinski is at war against obesity. On Morning Joe, she is often so adamant about improving America's eating habits that some people have dubbed her "the food Nazi." What they don't know is that Mika wages a personal fight against unhealthy eating habits every day, and in this book she describes her history of food obsession and distorted body image, and her lifelong struggle to be thin. She believes it's time we all learned to stop blaming ourselves, and each other, and look at the real culprits—the food we eat and our addiction to it. Mika feels the only way to do this is to break through the walls of silence and shame we've built around obesity and food obsessions. She believes we need to talk openly about how our country became overweight, and what we can do to turn the corner and step firmly onto the path of health. So Mika made a deal with her very close friend Diane: they would work together on this book and on their personal goals, to help Diane drop 75 pounds and to break Mika's obsession with staying superthin.

As she did in her bestseller Knowing Your Value, Mika has packed each chapter with insights from notable people in medicine, health, business, the arts, and politics. Singer Jennifer Hudson, the late writer and director Nora Ephron, TV host Gayle King, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, and many others open up to Mika about their own challenges and what works for them when it comes to food and diet. It's time we stopped whispering the F-word ("fat") the way we used to shun the C-word ("cancer").

This book—with its trademark Brzezinski smarts, honesty, and courage—launches us into a no-holds-barred conversation with family and friends, in schools and kitchens, in Congress and the food industry, to help us all find ways to tackle one of the biggest problems standing between us and a healthier America.

format_addisoneBook
format_category_addisoneBook
idefcf21a1-aa53-390f-9459-ac213a84db6b
isbn9781602861770
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:33968c1d-bdfd-495a-a8f2-13c492da35c2-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook5falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
overdrive:33968c1d-bdfd-495a-a8f2-13c492da35c21Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook0falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
last_indexed2021-11-28T11:19:08.819Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formNon Fiction
literary_form_fullNon Fiction
local_callnumber_addisonOnline OverDrive
owning_library_addisonAddison Public Library Online
owning_location_addisonOnline OverDrive Collection
primary_isbn9781602861770
publishDate2013
publisherWeinstein Publishing
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
overdrive:33968c1d-bdfd-495a-a8f2-13c492da35c2eBookeBookEnglishWeinstein Publishing2013
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_addison
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:33968c1d-bdfd-495a-a8f2-13c492da35c2-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:33968c1d-bdfd-495a-a8f2-13c492da35c21Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
title_displayObsessed America's Food Addiction—and My Own
title_fullObsessed America's Food Addiction—and My Own
title_shortObsessed
title_subAmerica's Food Addiction—and My Own
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Health & Fitness
Nonfiction
Sociology