Women, Food and Desire: Embrace Your Cravings, Make Peace with Food, Reclaim Your Body

Author(s): Alexandra Jamieson

Diets & Food | For Sufferers | Women's Health

Transformational health expert Alexandra Jamieson is a woman on a mission. Having overcome her own food addictions and the weight and health problems these habits caused, she learned something life-altering: when we listen to our cravings, they will lead us onto the path of deep healing. Since her own personal breakthrough more than a decade ago, Alexandra has dedicated her life to helping other women learn to listen to the wisdom of their cravings and make food their greatest ally as they step into their lives with authentic passion.


In this powerfully feminine manifesto, Alexandra dares us to face our cravings head-on, to make the self-commitment to no longer hide out behind food, self-loathing or the limiting expectations of others. With love, deep compassion and fearless honesty, she calls upon all of us to boldly use food as a tool to cleanse ourselves of the nutritional, emotional, physical and mental blocks that limit our ability to live full, meaningful and joyful lives.


In this book she'll show us how:



  • Our cravings are the gatekeepers of our deepest longings and desires

  • Transforming habits sets us free

  • Detoxing unclutters our bodies and minds so we may engage in our lives with more power and authenticity

  • Embracing our sexual selves makes us more powerful

  • Trusting ourselves and surrounding ourselves with a nurturing community is essential for a vital, healthy, hot life

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'Desire is the basis for new conception, new growth, new life. We're born with it. And often talked out of it. When you tap it, you have access to your inner guidance. Women, Food and Desire will show you how. Sweet.' — Dr Christiane Northrup, author of New York Times bestsellers Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause

Women, Food and Desire is a must read! As a physician fully aware of the impact of our thoughts and food on the waistline, I've waited for a book like this: one that brings together the sensual, emotional, and nutritional. Alexandra Jamieson brilliantly empowers women to face their toxic thoughts and food habits to establish a new relationship with their body and cravings. Her functional nutrition experience and vulnerability shine through each page of the book as she simplifies the path women can take to an embodied, pleasurable, and juicy life. — Sara Gottfried, MD, NY Times bestselling author of The Hormone Cure

Combining humor and candor with a smart, science-based approach, Alexandra Jamieson helps you develop a healthier, sexier, more vital existence in Women, Food and Desire. With practical, easy-to-implement strategies, she shows you how to transcend obstacles and tap into your deepest purpose. Transformative and life-changing! — JJ Virgin CNS, CHFS, celebrity nutrition & fitness expert

Alex Jamieson understands the complexity of our relationship with food and how we can heal ourselves from a lifetime of self-judgment in regard to it. There is deep knowledge and insight in Women, Food and Desire and the best part is we are not alone and can enjoy our lives by understanding this part of ourselves. — Mariel Hemingway, actress, author, speaker, mother

Alexandra Jamieson has been featured on Oprah, CNN, MSNBC, MindBodyGreen.com, Dr. Oz's Share.com, and scores of other television, radio and web programs. She was the co-star of award-winning documentary Super Size Me. She travels widely, speaking at conferences and colleges, spreading the message about the wisdom of cravings and coaches thousands of people via her webinars, retreats and one-on-one programs. You can find Alex on Facebook and on her website, AlexandraJamieson.com. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her son and partner. She is also the author of The Great American Detox Diet, which was published in the US and UK by Rodale. Alex's TEDx talk on Youtubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQXhxjtcI_k Alex on YouTubehttp://ww.youtube.com/user/deliciousvitality, Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/AlexandraJamiesonFanPage, Twitterhttps://twitter.com/deliciousalex

General Fields

  • : 9780349408408
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Piatkus Books
  • : January 2015
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alexandra Jamieson
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 613.25
  • : 256