ABSTINENCE from sugar, flour, and wheat is the foundation of this program of recovery. Members of Food Addicts in Recovery believe that abstinence from sugar, flour, and wheat is the essential element in our recovery.


From the First Bite: A Complete Guide to Recovery from Food Addiction by Kay Sheppard, M.A. is approved literature.


The food plan in the book is recommended, but it is only one component of this program of recovery, that includes getting a sponsor, going to meetings, making phone calls and working the steps of recovery.