The writer, Vladimir Nabokov coined the term doughnut truth to mean “only the truth, and the whole truth, with a hole in the truth.”
What diets can offer to an emotional eater is no more than that – a truth with a hole in the middle, a big hole.
What they say isn’t wrong, exactly, but it is massively incomplete.
To be healthy, you DO have to find a way to eat less, and exercise more. But you also have to find a way to manage your emotions that are driving the overeating. Continue reading