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Optimal Protein Podcast (Fast Keto) with Vanessa Spina

Feb 10, 2020

Dr. Vera Tarman, a medical addictions physician in Toronto, works with people who want to break their dependence on unhealthy foods. Over the last 20 years, she has been the medical director at a clinic that has served more than 10,000 patients, including 1,000 with food addictions. She is the author of Food Junkies – Recovery from Food Addictions (Second Edition). Her audiences have included more than 50,000 health care experts, medical professionals and people who learn how to break their food addiction through community and peer support.

As a recovering food addict, she has maintained a 100-pound weight loss for more than 12 years and has been “clean” from sugar and flour for eight years.

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