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Food Waste-Shocking and Sad

When you struggle with emotional eating, your relationship with food is complicated, to say the least. But after watching HBO’s John Oliver  on YouTube talk about food and food waste in America, I’m reminded just how screwed up this country’s relationship is with food, in general.

How can a nation full of such smart people not care enough to solve issues of hunger and food waste. As Oliver explains (pretty graphically–pardon the crassness and language in spots), we have dumpsters and then landfills full of perfectly edible food that decomposes and produces methane gas?

Why can’t we fix this? As someone who has never gone hungry a day in her life, this issue breaks my heart…


Ellen Shuman is a pioneer in the field of binge eating disorder treatment; a Coach who specializes in helping people overcome binge eating, binge eating disorder, emotional eating, compulsive eating, and food addiction. She is the founder of A Weigh Out  Life Coaching & Members’ Circle, Acoria Binge Eating Disorder Treatment (1993-present). She is a Past President of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (2011/2012), and Co-Founder of the Academy for Eating Disorders Special Interest Group on “Health at Every Size”, ellen@aweighout.com, 513-321-4242.

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