Spring Special March 2017

Spring Special March 2017

In addition to the March 3 – Days with Phil and the Primary Intensive we are offering a Spring Special if you would like to combine events and add process groups in between. Please call the ACORN office at 941-378-2122 or email rmccumber@foodaddiction.com to register. OPTION 1: $3,100 – YOU SAVE $865!  Package includes: 3-days… Continue Reading

International Women’s Day

Hello All, It’s almost Spring, however, you would never know that if you were in Vancouver. We received another dump of snow over the weekend, and I think most Vancouverites would agree that we are done with the snow and cold this year. Vancouver’s climate is pretty mild and the continued low temperatures and amount… Continue Reading

Abstinent Valentine’s Menu

Abstinent Valentine’s Menu

Roasted chicken, vegetables & baby potatoes! IMPORTANT: Recipes may need to be modified to suit individual food plans and some recipes may not work. Please review carefully to adhere to your plan. Slow Roasted Chicken Ingredients Whole Chicken | 4 lbs Chicken Stock (no added sugar) | Approx. 1 cup Lemon | 1 quartered Yellow Onion… Continue Reading

Heart Month

Heart Month

February is Heart Month in North America. Yes, Valentine’s Day falls in February which speaks to the emotions of the heart. However, Heart Month’s focus is on the physical health of our hearts. “Heart Disease” (a general term that simply means the heart is not working properly) is the number one cause of death for… Continue Reading

Inventorying Food Slips

Inventorying Food Slips

Book Two in the series by Phil Werdell now on Amazon For those starting food addiction abstinence and for those experiencing chronic breaks in abstinence or relapse, many of those in ACORN’s network have found it useful to do rigorous food slip inventories and create very specific practical changes that a food addict can make… Continue Reading

Food Plans for Food Addiction Recovery: A Physical and Spiritual Tool  by Phil Werdell and Mary Foushi

Food Plans for Food Addiction Recovery: A Physical and Spiritual Tool by Phil Werdell and Mary Foushi

Book ONE in a series by Phil Werdell is now available on Amazon. This eBook presents a thoughtful review of the various types of food plans that have been proven to work for compulsive eaters and food addicts on both a physical and a spiritual level. Additional e-books in the series will include Phil’s writing… Continue Reading

Second Annual Food Addiction Conference

Second Annual Food Addiction Conference

We are pleased to invite you to attend the “Be Mentally Well” Symposium jointly sponsored by the UMass Department of Psychiatry and the Food Addiction Institute: “Trouble with Food? Sorting it Out with a Focus on Recovery”. This 1-day symposium is for anyone struggling with food issues, their family members and the professionals that work… Continue Reading