The Resource Ravenous : a food lover's journey from obsession to freedom, Dayna Macy, (electronic resource)

Ravenous : a food lover's journey from obsession to freedom, Dayna Macy, (electronic resource)

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Ravenous : a food lover's journey from obsession to freedom
Title
Ravenous
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a food lover's journey from obsession to freedom
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Dayna Macy
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Language
eng
Summary
What should I eat? How much should I eat? What does it mean to be nourished? How can I, a food lover and lifelong overeater, learn to be satisfied? These are the questions Dayna Macy asks in her debut memoir, Ravenous. Like many of us, Macy has had a complicated relationship with food. In order to transform this relationship, Macy embarks on a year-long journey to uncover the origins of her food obsessions. From her childhood home in upstate New York, and back up the California coast, Macy travels across the country, meeting with farmers, food artisans, butchers, a Zen chef, a forager, a chocolatier, and others to understand where her meals come from, why she craves certain foods, and what food means to her. She looks at how nostalgia is deeply embedded in food, and how the powerful forces of family and tradition shape our food choices. Rather than head straight for the diet manuals, she chooses to change her relationship with food from the inside out. She delves deeper into the spiritual underpinnings of eating, examines what it means to be satisfied, and ultimately forges her own path to balance and freedom
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Midwest
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Macy, Dayna
Dewey number
  • 616.85/26
  • B
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Overweight persons
  • Reducing diets
  • Natural foods
  • Compulsive eating
  • Food habits
  • Weight loss
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adult
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Ravenous : a food lover's journey from obsession to freedom, Dayna Macy, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11357985
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1 online resource
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online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781401930851
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11357985
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ravenous : a food lover's journey from obsession to freedom, Dayna Macy, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11357985
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781401930851
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11357985
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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